Entries by Neal Bertrand

WWII Trench Art From 40mm Artillery Shell 

WWII Trench Art From 40mm Artillery Shell Here is a piece of what is called trench art from WWII. I suspect this is from a Bofors 40mm anti-aircraft round. My dad brought this back from the South Pacific after the war was over in 1945. Can someone please confirm what artillery shot this? While on the ship on the […]

Events for October 2017 & November 2017

Local Author Book Signing Events Here are three events that we will be attending during October 2017. Sat. October 7 from 10-2.  “Books For The Bayou” This Event was canceled Location: Terrebonne Parish Library (in Houma) 151 Library Drive Houma LA 70360 Phone: (985) 876-5861 Saturday October 14, 2017 Tangipahoa Parish Library, Hammond Branch Location: Tangipahoa Parish Library – […]

Sample Ebook on Amazon

“When I was age 10, my daddy started showing me his 600 war pictures and telling me his experiences. Later in life, he bought a video camera so he could relate his wartime experiences for history sake, but he got sick and died before he could do that. My new book, “Dad’s War Photos: Adventures […]

Directions to the Monthly Author Book Expo

Directions to the Monthly Author Book Expo: Driving along Interstate 49, take the Grand Coteau exit, which is exit 11. Drive East into Grand Coteau. (If you drive West, you will be in Sunset). Follow Martin Luther King Drive, turn left at the only traffic light. The Thensted Outreach Center will be on the right, […]

New Multimedia Kindle ebook

Dad’s War Photos is now available in three formats: hardcover, softcover, and multimedia Kindle ebook.   I just made this Youtube video to introduce you to my new multimedia Kindle ebook. Amazon is giving you a huge amount of free content, including 40 original WWII videos, so take a look. If you know any history […]

P-38 Lightning

The P-38 Lightning   The Lockheed P-38 Lightning was a World War II American fighter aircraft built by Lockheed. Developed to a United States Army Air Corps requirement, the P-38 Lightning had distinctive twin booms and a single, central nacelle containing the cockpit and armament. Dad’s War Photos My father brought his camera with him […]

A-20 Havok

Douglas A-20 Havoc bomber Douglas A-20 Havoc bomber, strafing Japanese in the South Pacific in WWII. “Dad’s War Photos” has dozens of photos of airplane nose art, New Guinea natives. The Douglas A-20 Havoc was a family of American attack, light bomber and night fighter aircraft of World War II. Attacking with forward-firing .50-cal. machine […]

B-25 Mitchell Bomber in World War 2

B-25 Mitchell Bomber The North American B-25 Mitchell Bomber played a significant role during World War Two. It was a twin-engine medium attack bomber. It was one of America’s most famous airplanes of World War Two. The B-25 Mitchell bomber was the type used by Gen. Jimmy Doolittle for the Tokyo Raid on April 18, […]