Blog Entries - tag: 'battle'

Oral History: Zach Lykins (Afghanistan)

Posted on: June 15, 2019
Tags: Oral History, Afghanistan, military, war, battle, Marines

In continuing with the family tradition, Zach Lykins joined the Armed Forces. He chose the Marine Corps and was immediatly sent to Afghanistan right out of high school. Listen to his oral history in the interview below.

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kneeling for fallen soldiers

International History: D-Day

Posted on: June 6, 2019
Tags: WWII, war, soldier, World War 2, battle

"On June 6, 1944, more than 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline, to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France... More than 9,000 Allied Soldiers were killed or wounded, but their sacrifice

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