May 8th, 1945 marked the official end of hostilities in Europe. General Jodl of the German Army surrendered the sundered prostrate shattered remains of the Thousand Year Reich that lasted twelve years and killed millions to the victorious Allies.
May 8th, 2011 marks Mother's Day. While we show appreciation for our mothers this Sunday, take a moment to think of the Gold Star Mothers. They have lost a child defending this great nation, from WWI to present day.