The Culbertson Letter

May 28, 2016

Ordeal of Tondelayo

Painting by Steve W. Ferguson by way of Lawrence J. Hickey


This most famous B-25 of the 500th Bomb Squadron was named after Hedy Lamar's sultry character in the movie "White Cargo." The above picture shows TONDELAYO is fighting for her life with 1/Lt...

May 27, 2016


Some time back, I read an article about the bomb dropped over Nagasaki in August of 1945, in which the writer compared it to the nazi holocaust. On this Memorial Day weekend there are other apparent attempts by a few people, in and out of public office, to kindle blam...

May 25, 2016

Pondering today's veterans' issues, I've always wondered what was different about those who came home from a horrific world war whose carnage claimed the lives of over 400,000 Americans and millions upon millions more around the world. They were my father's generation...

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