Monthly Archives: November 2018

REMINDER: USNSCC Arkansas Division – Wreaths Across America Fundraiser

From our U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps (USNSCC) Arkansas Division.


Hello Everyone,
I can’t believe how fast this year has flown, as the holidays are already here again. As many of you know, one of our annual fundraisers is Wreaths Across America.
Wreaths Across America is a great way to Honor and Remember our fellow Veterans by laying remembrance wreaths on their graves.
Each wreath is $15.  Arkansas Division gets $5 per wreath that we sale with our Group ID code.
So please help us to decorate San Francisco National Cemetery with as many wreaths as possible by spreading the word, making each wreath sold a win, win.
Group ID code: CA0142P
    Our direct link is set up with our code, but just in case it isn’t there I included it also.
Thank you so much for supporting Arkansas Division and Wreaths Across America!
IS3 Garza

CYBER MONDAY OPPORTUNITY – Commemorative WWI Silver Dollar

From the World War One Centennial Commission.


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Cyber Monday Holiday Special

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Last Chance
To Get This U.S. Mint issued
Commemorative WWI Silver Dollar

Commemorative Coint

Authorized by Congress, only two commemorative coins per year are developed by the US Mint to celebrate and honor Americans. The World War I, 2018 Centennial Silver Dollar honors the 100th anniversary of America’s involvement in World War I, and raises funds to help build the US National World War I Memorial in the nation’s capital.

This is a true limited edition collectible, minted at the Philadelphia Mint. The coin is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity from the U.S. Mint.

The limited edition coin will only be available from the U.S. Mint
until December 27, 2018, 11:59 p.m. EST

Get from U.S. Mint


Optional Personalized Display
to Honor YOUR ancestor

Personalized Display

Because this rare coin continually increases in value, it can become a valuable heirloom that can be kept in your family for years to come, along with the memory of your family’s WWI veteran.

To support this, we have designed a special coin display stand with an engraved personalization plate to honor your World War I ancestor. This will make a great collectible gift for family members and descendants of those who served in the War that Changed the World.

Coin & Display Stand


This purchase will help to build the
National World War I Memorial in Washington DC

Lean More About The Memorial

Cyber Monday Bonus Offer! Win an iPAD contest!

From the Legion Magazine.


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Special: Thanksgiving – Ep. #99

From the World War One Centennial Commission.


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Special:
Thanksgiving

Episode #99

Enjoying a thanksgiving dinner in 1918

Enjoying a traditional Thanksgiving dinner 1918

Special: Thanksgiving 1918

Host: Theo Mayer

  • What are we thankful for on this Thanksgiving? | @ 00:25
  • How to help build the National WWI Memorial in Washington DC | @ 02:45
  • Memorial Sculptor Sabin Howard on the sculpture design | @ 06:55
  • President Wilson’s 1918 Thanksgiving Proclamation | @ 10:50
  • Commission Executive Director Dan Dayton | @ 15:55
  • Commission Chairman Terry Hamby | @ 17:25

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Learn all about WW1 and the centennial while you drive, work or play.

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Choose our next cover for The Battle of Ortona!

From the Legion Magazine.


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Front lines
The seizing of Europe’s bells

The seizing of Europe’s bells

Story by Stephen J. Thorne

The bells that rang out across allied nations after the First World War ended what for many had been a four-year silence enforced by regulation in some places and imposed by confiscation in others.

In Germany and across Europe, tens of thousands of bronze bells—some imparting “the songs of the angels” since the 12th century—had been seized and melted down for arms and munitions.

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Prisoners of War – Awarded GOLD for Best Interactive Site!

“Prisoners of war” special feature awardedGOLD for Best Interactive Story 2018
At the 2018 Canadian Online Publishing Awards in Toronto on Nov. 14, Legion Magazine was awarded Gold for Best Interactive Story for “Prisoners of War.” The win marks the third time in the past three years Legion Magazine has won awards in this category, with a Gold in 2017 for “Cold Comfort” and a Silver in 2016 for “Blood in the Mud.”

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New Christmas Cards!
Military Milestones
Crime, Canadian Style

Gerda Munsinger: spy or party girl?

“If a woman wants to make a career for herself, she must learn to listen. When men want to talk, I let them talk,” said the woman behind the sex scandal that rocked the country in the 1960s.

Listening is a good skill for a mistress—or a spy, as Gerda Munsinger was suspected of being when she had relationships with at least two Canadian cabinet ministers.

The German beauty was born in Konigsberg, East Prussia (now Kaliningrad, Russia), in 1929 and lost track of her family during the Second World War. After the war, she had an affair with an officer of the KGB, the Russian spy and security agency. She frequently crossed between East and West Germany, raising suspicions of espionage in American border police, who arrested her in 1949.
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Choose our next cover for The Battle of Ortona

Choose our next cover for
The Battle of Ortona

Late in 1943, Canadian troops attacked the German-held Italian city of Ortona. The goal was to push up the eastern coast, then swing inland on a road leading straight to Rome. In fierce fighting, Canada prevailed in Ortona’s labyrinth of death. Read about the day-by-day battles—street by street, house by house, and hand to hand—in THE BATTLE OF ORTONA.

Pick up a copy of The Battle of Ortona on newsstands across Canada starting February 1.

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