What A Thousand Words Couldn't Express

© Linda M. Brown

What A Thousand Words Couldn't Express

Uploaded: June 01, 2016 | Entered: June 01, 2016 07:39:51


This waterfall is in a park southwest of Zagreb, Croatia. My father climbed this mountain in WWII after 5 weeks of being MIA behind Nazi lines along the Sava River. He was with 3 other survivors from his crashed plane. The pilot and copilot survived but were separated from this small group. The rest were shot and killed by Nazi's and one was taken prisoner. This photo is for my dad and all other Veterans... both for survivors and for those who lost their lives. The face is an architectural feature in Venice, Italy. The "cloth" in the mouth represents the inability of Veterans to verbally make us understand what they went through. <3


Linda M. Brown June 01, 2016

In my description, I must make a correction... this park is about 50 miles Southeast of Zagreb. #1659446

Cynthia M. Wiles level-deluxe June 01, 2016 1

All I can say is WOW!! What a tribute to your father! #11481139

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 01, 2016 1

Awesome history, great presentation, a fave for me Linda! #11481152

Diane M. Schuster June 02, 2016 1

Fantastic image and incredible story! #11481487

Linda M. Brown June 03, 2016

Thank you so much! My only regret now is that I didn't add something in the image to give it a sense of scale. Oh well, live and learn... #11481749

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe August 01, 2016

Fabulous image, incredible story and great tribute, Linda! Congratulations on your amazing Winner! #11501122

Ann Lyssenko level-addict August 03, 2016

Poignant story Linda! Duplicated by so many since then as well! Thanks for bringing me another reminder, moving me to a place of appreciation! Congratulations on being a winner! They too were winners! Ann #11502202

Mary K. Robison August 04, 2016

Congratulations on your well earned Gold Winner, Linda. Your description is another excellent reminder of the sacrifices so many in the military have made for their countries. #11502400

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