Notes from JWR:

Today is the last day of the Ready Made Resources 25% off sale on Mountain House canned long term storage foods. Unlike many other Mountain House dealers they actually keep most of their inventory on hand. This means that they are able and willing to “mix and match” varieties in a six-can case, at no extra charge, on request. Get your order in before midnight, Eastern time!

This is the birthday of Charles A. Lockwood (born 1890, died 7 June, 1967.) Lockwood was a United States Navy Admiral who commanded the Pacific submarine fleet in World War II. In later years, he was a friend of my father, at a deer hunting camp in Mendocino County, California. Lockwood was buried at Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno, California alongside his wife and his friends Admirals Chester Nimitz, Raymond Spruance, and Richmond Kelly Turner by a special arrangement made many years before they died.

May 6th is also the birthday of Tuvia Bielski. (Born 1906.) You may remember him as the main character in the movie Defiance This movie was based on the book Defiance: The Bielski Partisans by Nechama Tec.

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