A Civil War soldier stands atop a pillar in front of the Boone County Courthouse.
McHenry County Vietnam War Memorial
Did you know the Northwest Tollway, re-named by Rod Blagojevich as the Jane Addams Tollway, is also called the Veterans Memtorial Tollway?
A ribbon of remembrance for 178th Infantry Sgt. Robert Weinger, killed in Afghanistan on March 15, 2009.
The Greatest Generation reached their goal as the Japanese surrendered.
And, if you would like to see want World War II was like in the Pacific theater, I invite you to see the photos Wonder Lake’s Sully Sullivan brought back from some of the most vicious fighting of the war. The photographs, not all of which are for the faint of heart, include a broader view of the one one you see above of the signing of the unconditional surrender by the Japanese, among many others the physician who supervised this Pharmacists Mate.
John Pletz stands in front of the half-sized Vietnam War Memorial in McHenry: