Harry A. “Paddy” Flint – The Legend (Pt. I)

Early years Harry Albert Flint was born on 12 February 1888 in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. His parents, Mabel and Charles G. Flint, lived in a small house in St. Johnbury with their seven children. Harry was the third in line. This young boy’s interest for the military thing came up very early, perhaps inspired by the Philippines War stories that came back in Vermont at the end of the nineteenth century. He was a 11 […]

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Michael « Black Mike » B. Kauffman

Early years and education Myer Kauffman was born 4 August 1913 in Newcastle, England. He and his family left Great-Britain for Canada the same year. His family settled down in Vermont, USA, and his mother died when she gave birth when he was 8. His father then decided to leave him in a host family in New York City, with his sister and two brothers. He saw his father only once after that. He was […]

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