This issue of A Public Witness looks back into history to consider a balloon disaster in 1945 and how survivors reacted to bring healing to the world — a far cry from what many public figures offered when a balloon floated over the U.S. last
The invasion at Normandy would be the largest operation the Allies mounted in Europe. Supreme Allied Commander Dwight Eisenhower understood the gravity of the situation and beforehand even wrote out a note to give the press in the event the invasion failed and he had
Feb. 2 marks the 76th anniversary of the sinking of the SS Dorchester, a transport ship taking hundreds of troops to Greenland during World War II.
Among the 672 who died in the U-Boat attack in 1943 were four Army chaplains who, many survivors said, brought calm to the