Tag: Military

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Talladega’s Spring Street Recreational Center was once the home of the USO club

The Spring Street Recreational Center was a busy place during WWII. It was the home of the USO Club in Talladega, Talladega County, Alabama. Couple…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

See original Feb. 16, 1940 and 1942 [film, photographs & speech] of the USS Alabama being launched

Today, January 9, "the battleship USS Alabama was dedicated in Mobile as a World War II memorial. Commissioned in August 1942, the Alabama served primarily in…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Alabama sent many volunteer soldiers in search of Pancho Villa after he attacked a town in New Mexico in 1916 [photographs]

[These remarkable vintage photographs show downtown Birmingham in the summer of 1916 when citizens came out to support their military troops who were going…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Did you know the father of Veterans Day was from Birmingham, Alabama? Parade starts on November 11th at 1:30

{National Veterans Day Parade will take place in Birmingham, Alabama -  November 11th, 2016  Free public event} The National Holiday known today as Veterans…