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Tweet We have changed our website for Bud Brewer’s “One Man’s Opinion” column.  If you would like to read current posts, bookmark this URL address. http//www.budbrewer-onemansopinion.com  
LIVING IN THE 20TH CENTURY-CHAPTER 8...
Tweet Becoming a Twosome Bud: When I returned to the Bachelor Officer Quarters and told everyone I was engaged, my roommate said Holy Cow! My friends said, “we realized you were serious about Dottie but you have only known her for a month or two”.  I said, sometimes you just know the deal is...
LIFE IN THE 20TH CENTURY CHAPTER 5...
Tweet Becoming a “Cal Bear” In 1947 following the trials and tribulations of driving the B-19 across the country, I got a temporary job as “swamper” on a Delivery Truck at Abbey Rents.  Abby Rents was the largest renter of Party equipment, hospital equipment, chairs, and tables for special...
LIFE IN THE 20TH CENTURY-CHAPTER 6...
Tweet Korean War. For those of us who survived World War II, it was quite natural to live in the belief that the Political leaders of America knew what was best for American citizens and most certainly those citizens of the rest of the World.  Half of the World’s population, or even more, survived...
LIFE IN THE 20TH CENTURY-CHAPTER 7...
Tweet Korean War, (continued)  Imagine fighting a war in a place so inhospitable that the weather and terrain are every bit as hostile as the enemy. Imagine fighting a war amid towering, snow-clad mountains, deep in enemy territory at the end of a narrow, winding, icy road that is the sole link...
LIFE IN THE 20TH CENTURY Chapter 4...
Tweet The Turning of the Tide. After hearing about how the American Marines were being pushed back in the Pacific and how the British and French armies were being pushed back in Libya toward El Ale Main, Egypt, it seemed to most of us that Britain would soon be invaded and our last critical location...
LIFE IN THE 20TH CENTURY, Chapter 3...
Tweet The War   My sister, Barbara Henderson wrote a history of the World War II years in three chapters some number of years ago to have a record for her children and grandchildren so they would learn how things were during that time.  I have taken several excerpts from those files and added...