A photo shows John Hughes and four other Marines hunkered down on a airfield shooting rifles at attacking Japanese planes overhead. Black smoke and explosions surround them. But it was years before the humble yet highly decorated Marine aviator told his family about his World War II experiences … and yes, bravery.
Exploring museums, caves and other archaeological sites is a wonderful way to discover more about the way of life and artistic accomplishments of our ancient forebears. Here are several such places in Europe.