Monthly Archives: May 2011

It’s All About The Who

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE “WHO” By Sam Garfield May 30, 1955 (Huertgen Forest, Germany) –Sergeant Mack Morriss was there, amid the giant, thick firs and deep yellow mud, and mile after mile of German land mines. Morriss was there, along … Continue reading

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A New Way Forward

A NEW WAY FORWARD By Sam Garfield Dec 8, 1958 (St. Anne’s Hospital) –“He does not allow disasters to take place without reason.” Standing in front of 27 white-and-gold coffins, and addressing seven thousand people massed inside the Northwest Armory, … Continue reading

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Death in the Afternoon

DEATH IN THE AFTERNOON By Sam Garfield  Dec. 2, 1958 (Our Lady of Angels) –Twenty minutes. That’s all, just twenty minutes, and they’d be on their way home. Or hurrying to a friend’s house to listen to records and have … Continue reading

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