It’s been 75-years since the skies were filled with C-47s on their way to France to begin the D-Day invasion. Today, I went to the home base of the D-Day Squadron at Waterbury-Oxford Airport to meet Dave Hamilton, one of twenty C47 Pathfinder Pilots who left England at ten minutes after midnight, flying plane #14, leading the way to Normandy, dropping paratroopers the night before the invasion.
Author: Mark D Phillips
When two people you highly admire come together with a dream journey down Route 66, all you can do is say “I can’t wait to see their results.” Jean Fruth, one of today’s pre-eminent baseball photographers, and retiring National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum president, Jeff Idelson, launched Grassroots Baseball – dedicated to celebrating the amateur game.
The White Mountains of New Hampshire are some of the most beautiful outdoor scenery across the country. There was a time when the world came to Waterville Valley for some of the best skiiers and skiing in the United States. The first ski World Cup race held in the United […]
Mikaela Shiffrin reigns at Killington as she three-peated in slalom at the Killington Cup, the only East Coast venue of the Ski World Cup, and claimed her 45th World Cup victory. She is the dominant skier in America.
The Gowanus Landmarking Coalition unveiled its new website regarding the city’s Gowanus rezoning plan. The website can be found at: www.gowanuslandmarks.org The new site highlights the Coalition’s priority list of fifteen sites and small districts in Gowanus that warrant official designation by the City of New York. Having waited more […]
Sharon Yamato, author of Moving Walls: The Barracks of America’s Concentration Camps, states right at the start in her acknowledgments, “This story could not have been told without the deeply moving photographs of Stan Honda.”
HAPPY 4TH OF JULY FROM SOUTHBROOKYN.COM! The 41st Annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks for 2017 were spectacular. We got up high in South Brooklyn and it was quite a different view.
Mikaela Shiffrin wins the Killington Cup slalom in 2016, with her 95-year-old Nana watching at the AUDI FIS Ski World Cup. ©Mark D Phillips
So Killington delivered the snow. The World Cup Giant Slalom racers provided the rest. With an international field representing 16 countries, Tessa Worley of France took the podium after a second place finish in her first run of the day, and then a phenomenal second run catapulting her to the […]
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