Category Archive: Cold War

Colonel Roger Ingvalson, USAF, American Patriot, Hero

  It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.” –Gen. George Patton   Roger Ingvalson a veteran and POW of the Vietnam War passed away Christmas Eve, December 24, 2011. A fine tribute to an American Patriot and Hero offered at The Patriot …

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This Day In U.S. History – July 17

James Butler Hickok - May 27, 1837 - August 2, 1876 (aged 39) - Occupation: Lawman, gunfighter, gambler

July 17, 1776 – American Revolution Congress learns to use war of words to convince Britain to recognize the Nation’s legitimacy – General Washington will not excuse General Howe’s absence of respect The Continental Congress learns of General George Washington’s refusal to accept a dispatch from British General William Howe and his brother, Admiral Richard …

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