Alessandro Allori "Portrait of a lady with a dog" (or "Portrait of Eleonora of Toledo") Berlin Gemälde Galerie Read the thrilling after World War II history of this nearly lost painting here: www.monumentsmenfoundation.org/join-the-hunt/significant-...
Major Richard Winters was a United States Army officer and decorated war veteran. He commanded Company E, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, during World War II.
Ron's first book takes the viewer from his early works of his rescued dog "Rufus", through the captivating paintings of his shelter dogs and his most recent works of pet therapy, search and rescue (you may remember his painting of Sirius the bomb detection dog that lost his life on 9-11), and assistance dogs. By recognizing the quiet heroics of these dogs, Ron hopes to provide testimony to the growing role animals' play in the well being of us all. A very collectible book. 4-paws up!
This World War II Memorial in Bedford, Virginia is shockingly sobering and touched my heart like no other memorial I had ever experienced...this picture is just a fraction of the memorial...the small town of Bedford lost more men for it's size than anywhere else in the country. I will NEVER forget it!
BATTLE OF COWPENS (In the movie "The Patriot" starring Mel Gibson the battle of Cowpens is depicted towards the end of the movie. If the Continental Army had lost that battle we quite possibly be a colony of England today.
361. "It never crosses your mind that a mountain knows it is a mountain, the sun knows it is the sun, a car knows it is a car, and that all of these things have rich emotional lives you can never grasp, or even imagine. This truth looks you right in the eye out of the face of any dog, touches you in the caress of any breeze, but it is all lost on you poor people who are the least feeling of all sentient objects in this universe." Thus the Duck concluded his sermon, for what else was it?