Aki Solomos

Traveler, writer, reviewer, all-round observer. I like anything cool & fast, but occasionally sit at a cafe watching the world go by.

Category Archives: 1940 WWII History

Veterans Day

To all the veterans, thank you truly for your service. And to those that took the time to tell me their story, it was a great honor listening and writing … Continue reading

November 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

MEMORIAL DAY

Originally posted on Pacific Paratrooper:
WWII Memorial poem at Arlington Cemetery TODAY IS MEMORIAL DAY.  WE HONOR HEROES.  THEY ARE HEROES, NOT BECAUSE THEY DIED, BUT BECAUSE THEY KNEW WHAT…

May 24, 2015 · 2 Comments

NEWS FLASH – May 19-21, 1940 – The Roving Reporter, Aki Solomos, Covering The News 75 Years Ago Today

‘Germany Steamrolls Across Europe’
‘Vatican To Publish War News, And China Fends Off Bombers’

May 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

NEWS FLASH – May 16-18, 1940 – The Roving Reporter, Aki Solomos, Covering The News 75 Years Ago Today

‘Hitler Gains Ground In Belgium And France’
‘U.S. Bolsters Military Budget’

May 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

NEWS FLASH – May 13-15, 1940 – The Roving Reporter, Aki Solomos, Covering The News 75 Years Ago Today

‘The Netherlands Surrender’
‘Churchill Offers Blood, Tears, And Sweat’
‘Belgium Loses Ground, France In Panic’
‘United Kingdom Asks For Help’

May 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

NEWS FLASH – May 11-12, 1940 – The Roving Reporter, Aki Solomos, Covering The News 75 Years Ago Today

‘Luxembourg Falls, While Western Europe Is In Chaos’
‘Spain And U.S. Remain Neutral’

May 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

NEWS FLASH – May 10, 1940 – The Roving Reporter, Aki Solomos, Covering The News 75 Years Ago Today

May 10, 1940
‘Neville Chamberlain Resigns, Churchill Is Now The Prime Minister’
‘Germany Invades Western Europe’

May 10, 2015 · Leave a comment