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Lots of Images to click to have a little fun learning about the Deadeyes and the Greatest Generation

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This is our Deadeye "Musette Bag"

: a small knapsack; a similar bag with one shoulder strap —      called a musette bag used in the US Army

 
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Challenge Coins
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Do you have some of these?

Check out all we have packed in our musette bag - OVER 70 ITEMS!

   

Do YOU know the words to the Army song?

What is the Nickname of the 96th Infantry Division?

Who led the Tenth Army during WWII?
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What is this Emblem?
The Purple Heart Medal
Bob Hope

This award was originally called the Badge of Merit and was first presented by General George Washington in 1783.

It is awarded to soldiers for receiving injuries during combat.

"Thanks from America"

The Mint Julep

 

   
Double Diamond Insignias
Popeye . . .
Deadeye Bookmark
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Shoulder Patch: Overlapping white (purity) and blue (courage) squares on khaki background
 
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From the Deadeye Dispatch
 
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By Deadeye Ken Staley
   
The "Modern Deadeyes"
A Deadeye Dogtag Story
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This Double Diamond Insignia (Subdued) is worn by the 96th Division today.
 

On the Homefront 

 
Marjorie Main

Deadeyes: The Story of the 96th Infantry

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Have You Seen Kilroy?
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General Douglas MacArthur
WWII Memorial
Ernie Pyle
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What role did MacArthur play with the Deadeyes?

An AudioVisual Tour of the WWII Memorial made by Peter Hasselbacher for other Vets.

What do you remember about Ernie Pyle?

   
General George Washington
WWII Posters

US Army Parking Sign

CLICK for Larger Slide Show

12" X 18" Print and Laminate

     
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Joe Lewis Visits 96th
By Deadeye Ken Staley
Weapons of the Infantry WW2
     
Remembering Basic Training
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Carrying General Easley
Deadeye Jargon
Have a Deadeye Beer
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By Deadeye Wylie Nielson, 22 Year Army Illustrator

"Almost every term you never knew you needed to know about WWII and Army life."

Remember you must be 21
     
Queen of Battle

Roosevelt's "Day of Infamy" Speech

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Who is the Queen of Battle?

Can you tell time with this clock?
December 8, 1941
 
 

Gen Douglas MacArthur promised "I shall return."

Listen to his speech he gave upon his return to Leyte

Deadeye Poetrye

Click to Deadeye Poetry

A LOGO of the US Army

The Mimeograph Machine
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Invented by Thomas Edison
 
What is Hooah?
 
What is Radiotelography?
 
     

The Official Song of the US Army, another version worthy of viewing!

 
 
Animated Flags to Download
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USA Flag
US Army Flag White
96th Infantry Deadeyes
Simply Download and insert as an image
   
Blue Star Flag
Who Sang this Song?
Rosy the Riviter
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When you see this flag in someone's window, what does it mean?

 

Can YOU finish this?
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Click Record First and then the WWII Radio to find out 
Chaplain Cards
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Click to Read about the Factory Working American Women during WWII.
 
1 You can Click the Picture to go to this site and put your own Rosy into this poster - just for fun!
 
US Army Uniforms Over Time
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Teachers have permission to use this material to teach about the Army in WWII.

Link to You Tube school presentation suitable for classroom presentations on WWII for students Middle School and above. Complete with Handouts.

     
Leyte Chow

Mystery Artist!

This drawing is from the Deadeye Dispatch.   Do you know who drew this sketch? Click to email.

Victory in Japan Day

Iconic Photo

Headlines

 

Tokyo Rose
George Baker
Bill Mauldin

Why was she an Infamous Person?

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Mem-O-Maps
War Rations
The Cannon Stove
     
Interview a Deadeye! Free PDF Download LIFE Magazine

There is a fun prize when you email your interview to share!

A New Downloadable Booklet "A Guide to Battle Sites and Military Bases in Okinawa City"  Excellent Detailed Illustrations!

Many WWII & Deadeye Items can be found on eBay Just by searching

   
     
Dogfaces
Write Your Own Story

CLICK to go to this page to Learn about the "Dogfaces" and Hear the Dogface Deadeye Song

 

CLICK to send a message requesting these .pes designs.

Military Inspired Toys

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This Okinawa GI Joe is one of many military inspired collectible toys.

Lego WWII Battles in the Pacific

Beach Landings in the Pacific