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Nuts!

As a proud Vietnam alumni of the 101st Airborne Division, I really enjoy telling this story. By the end of 1944 in WWII the Germans were losing in Europe—but they weren’t defeated yet. In Dec they launched a surprise attack on the 101st—that was...

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Nuclear War

On 6 Aug 1945, Hiroshima, Japan, was struck with the uranium bomb, Little Boy, from the B-29 bomber, Enola Gay, piloted by Col. Paul Tibbets of the US Army Air Force. The atom bomb killed an estimated 140,000 people in the first use of a nuclear...

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The GI Bill

On 22 June 1944, President Franklin Roosevelt signed the GI Bill, an unprecedented act of legislation designed to compensate returning members of the armed services–known as GIs–for their efforts in WWII. As the last of its sweeping New...

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The 2 War Strategy

Our nation has, since the end of World War II, had a two-war strategy. That is, we needed the men, equipment, and plans to conduct two wars at the same time, if necessary. This kept the bad guys from thinking that if we were tied up with combat...

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Obama and the Pearl Harbor Bomb

I continue to be amazed at how little anything military has penetrated the mind of Senator Obama. He was raised in Hawaii. Most Hawaiians and many Americans know that on 7 Dec 1941 the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor (in Hawaii). Many, many Japanese...

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Time Magazine Iwo Jima

Time Magazine, in their 21 April issue, now says that the clearly disproven theory (not science) of global warming is of greater danger to us than is terrorism!!! Their cover takes the famous Joe Rosenthal photo of our marines planting the flag on...

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