About Stan.Cromlish

Stan Cromlish was born and raised in Belmont, North Carolina. He has always had a fascination with history and historical facts; especially The Great Depression and World War II. Recently he was given the correspondence of his grandfather and grandmother, and those artifacts along with a collection of pictures have given him an urge to put to paper the story of the Cromlish and Suggs families.

Real Superheroes Surround Us

Superheroes imagined are entirely different from the real heroes who serve the general public on a daily basis. From the first responders to the United States military, those men and Continue Reading →

Honoring the Greatest Generation and Preserving the Past

On December 7, 1941, the USS Arizona and the USS Vestal floated side-by-side when the first planes of the Japanese Empire came into view and started strafing, bombing, and torpedoing Continue Reading →

Unknown But Not Unsung Hero From December 7th Finally Recognized

On December 7, 1941, Chief Boatswain’s Mate Joseph Leon George was serving on the repair ship, USS Vestal, which was moored inboard to the USS Arizona at Ford Island. The Continue Reading →