In Memoriam... The Reverend Prebendary Vere Hodge (Mentioned in Despatches). 7th Parachute Battalion, 5th Parachute Brigade, 6th Airborne Division, British Army. D-Day and Normandy Veteran. Aged 94... Link to obituary notice at: http://fallenheroesofnormandy.wordpress.com/normandy-veteran-obituaries/british-normandy-veterans-memorial-page/british-army/ & via Twitter at https://twitter.com/CarlShilleto & via facebook at https://www.facebook.com/fallenheroesofnormandy
"One of the near-white child slaves 'auctioned' by the Reverend Henry Ward Beecher. These light-complexioned captives terrified some white Americans into glimpsing slavery's hidden face. Courtesy of the Photographs and Prints Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations." Photo c. 1848.