1940's: The second generation, Carl R. Erickson and Jim Erickson join the family business
1940: Germany invades Denmark, Norway, France, Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands during World War II.
1942: The draft age in the United States is lowered from 21 to 18.
1944: Operation Overlord (D-Day) sees 150,000 Allied troops successfully storm the beaches of Normandy.
1945: World War II ends as Allied and Soviet forces take Germany, and Japan surrenders following atomic bombs.
1948: Israel is created as an independent Jewish state.
1949: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) is established.
January 5: Enjoy some freshly fried foods in the kitchen as Barney puts his mad culinary skills to work!
January 14: Simplot sponsors us with chicken tenders and fries.
January 25: Cafe D'Arte sets up shop with an espresso cart and goodies.