Category Archives: HISTORICAL

JERUSALEM HOLOCAUST MUSEUM

Yad Vashem, Israel’s largest Holocaust memorial is set on the slopes of the Mount of Remembrance on the edge of Jerusalem  CATTLE CAR Photography with the museum is forbidden so I concentrated on the open air exhibits. What caught my attention the most … Continue reading

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THE MAPLE LEAF FOREVER!

COMFORT MAPLE, PELHAM, ONTARIO The Comfort Maple is Canada’s oldest and finest example of a climax forest Sugar Maple (Acer Saccharum). The tree has been estimated by the Ontario Forestry Association to be between four and five hundred  years old.  … Continue reading

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DARKEST HOUR

 Hard to believe that a film could beat DUNKIRK but along comes Darkest Hour to prove me wrong. Darkest Hour is the story of Churchill’s rise to power amidst the crisis of the European collapse in the face of the … Continue reading

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PEARL HARBOR

“Dec 7, 1941 –   A date that will live in infamy.”                                              Franklin Delano Roosevelt ARIZONA MEMORIAL, PEARL HARBOR

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HIGHLAND MEMORIALS

On this November 11, some images of Scottish war memorials. BRITISH COMMANDO MEMORIAL, SPEAN BRIDGE Memorial to the British Commandos who trained in the Spean Bridge area during WWII.   GLENCOE MASSACRE MEMORIAL, GLENCOE

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COLUMBUS DAY

Happy Columbus Day! COLUMBUS MONUMENT, PORT VELL, BARCELONA Monument erected at the foot of La Rambla to commemorate Columbus’s meeting with King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella in Barcelona after his journey to the Americas.

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SAN JUAN PUERTO RICO

Hurricane Maria has hit San Juan, Puerto Rico. Power may be out in some sectors for months.  Below are some images from my visit last November. ARRIVAL IN SAN JUAN APPROACH OF A STORM SAN JUAN FORT AS SEEN FROM … Continue reading

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POINT ABINO LIGHTHOUSE PHOTO EXHIBITION

 One of my panels has been selected by the Fort Erie Museum and Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee for inclusion in their photo exhibit to be held in the atrium of the Town Hall from 11-13 August . The exhibit celebrates … Continue reading

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DENALI NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE

 Denali National Park and Preserve encompasses 6 million acres of Alaska’s interior wilderness. Its centerpiece is 20,310-ft.-high Denali, North America’s tallest peak. With terrain of tundra, spruce forest and glaciers, the park is home to wildlife including grizzly bears, wolves, … Continue reading

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ALYESKA

This year the Alaska pipeline celebrates its 40th birthday.  The project started in 1977 and cost $ 8 billion to complete in then year dollars. This engineering marvel snakes its way from Prudhoe Bay on the North Slope all the … Continue reading

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