Midway

Preserving the past

US Navy Night Fighter Squadron VF(N)-101

On my on-going research about CV-3 Saratoga and Richard Emerson Harmer I found this Website…

http://www.midway42.org/Default.aspx

Most impressive. So much so I had to share it.

“Many of my friends are now dead. To a man, each died with a nonchalance that each would have denied as courage. They simply called it lack of fear. If anything great or good is born of this war, it should not be valued in the colonies we may win nor in the pages historians will attempt to write, but rather in the youth of our country, who never trained for war; rather almost never believed in war, but who have, from some hidden source, brought forth a gallantry which is homespun, it is so real.”

“When you hear others saying harsh things about American youth, do all in your power to help others keep faith with those few who gave so much. Tell…

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