Dad Papers


It seems like forever ago – I was working on the first volume of Baked Beans.  Some readers of A Bird’s Eye View and this blog reached out to me with pictures of their dads, memories, and saved documents of various types.  The daughter of Robert Heidl, Barb Smith, sent me copies of her Dad’s papers from his service.  I picked a couple of them to share today:


In this period of bitter divide in our country, when half of our people are looking at the other half of our people with passionate disdain, Let us all take a minute to carefully read and absorb this:

Some days, it feels to me like we are losing (or have lost) the things that the Brave Men of the “Greatest Generation” fought to ensure we could keep.


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