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Looking for another great resource for Redondo Beach, checkout the Redondo Beach Patch.  Nicole Mooradian and her staff of writers and bloggers are doing are great job with local articles.

Today, Memorial Day, there is a fantastic piece on Leon Jedziniak and the Battle of Bulge by Katharine Blossom Lowrie.  If the Battle of Bulge is something you have heard about but don’t really know anything about, this is a quick and informative read.  Anytime I read anything about what these guys went through, it is impossible for me to express my gratitude for all the soldiers who would never call themselves heroes but have given so much for our freedom in such a heroic event.  In Bastogne, for all those dug into fox holes during the shelling, the seconds must have ticked away like weeks.

Thanks to our military, past and present.  Thanks to the heroes.
Jim Caldwell

About jw60sea

Jim Caldwell has over 26 years of experience in the public safety sector in occupations ranging from professional ski patrol, and ocean lifeguard to firefighter. Jim has worked for the Redondo Beach Fire Department for the last 22 years holding successively higher positions of responsibility. For the last six years, Jim has held the rank of Engineer with responsibility for driving and operating the Department’s Engines and Tillered Aerial Ladder Truck. Throughout his career, he has shown a dedication not only to public safety but also community service.
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