A friend and I decided we wanted to get some Android development under our belt. What better way than to make a retro-themed videogame that harkened back to one of the favorites from my youth? Droidius: 1945 is a short, vertical shooter with old-school graphics and a kickin' rad soundtrack to match. Only a daring ace with skills to match can defeat Hitler and the Nazi Menace. Will you deliver victory? Or defeat? It's at your skillful fingertips!
A retrospective of World War II in large-size photo stories. 900 photos in all, over 20 chapters, telling many of the countless millions of stories from the biggest conflict and biggest story of the 20th century. [more inside]
My late father in 1945 at age 17 joined the U.S. Coast Guard, and served on the USS General H.F. Hodges, a troop transport. Last year I found 200+ photos of his time in the Coast Guard and had them scanned. The ship traveled around the world a few times and the photos show shipboard life as well as scenes from shore leave, including Egypt, India and New York City. [more inside]