Here is Sgt. Joseph Beyrle’s Prisoner of War picture after he was captured again by the Germans.
US paratrooper Joseph Beyrle served with the 101st Airborne Division during World War II. Prior to the start of the Normandy invasions, Beyrle jumped twice into occupied France to coordinate, provide arms, and money to several French resistance units. He then jumped into France on D-Day, destroyed a enemy gun emplacement, was captured, escaped, and captured again. He was beaten nearly to death, his uniform and dog tags were taken from him. A German soldier attempted to infiltrate US lines dressed in Beyrle’s uniform and was killed. The US War Department believed Beyrle had been killed in combat and notified his parents. His mother refused to believe her son was dead and continued to ignore the calls from the family to accept his death.…
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Powerline This Week in Pictures covers a lot of territory, political, social, fringes of perception. Swiped Featured below are selections.
Back in the wacky years
c/o Comic Sins
Adventure Comics Vol 1 #298
Cover Artists: Curt Swan, George Klein
Includes the story “Bizarro Goes Sane!”
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Recommended Saturday Destination:
The Swedish audio-streaming business company said it has launched a podcast featuring soothing music, “dog-directed praise”, stories, and messages of affirmation and reassurance narrated by actors to alleviate stress for dogs who are home alone.
Meanwhile, playlists aimed at pets offer tracks selected by algorithms to match pets’ characteristics such as energetic or slow.
…The true fate of their lost pet remained a mystery for the next 30 years, until the father passed away and the Almeida children returned to help clean out his cluttered storage room.…
Read the whole story at Sunny Skyz
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