Category Archive: Military

Issues relating to a strong, cohesive, moral national military

B-17 Flying Fortress – “Aluminum Overcast”

  Aluminum Overcast – B-17 Flying Fortress Some great photographs of a restored B-17 Flying Fortress. The photographs are offered by Bernard Zee at his website, and are of the B-17 “Aluminum Overcast” on the 2011 tour of the aircraft in Hayward, California. There are over 70 photographs of the aircraft in flight, on the …

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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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American Heritage: Honoring the Tuskegee Airmen

    America has just celebrated Veterans Day, remembering and honoring those who have served in various capacities in all branches of the Armed Forces, from the American Revolution until today. In recognition of a special group that fought during World War II, that reminds us of the evolution of American culture where all men …

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Solar Energy Saving Military Lives


  Solar power generation has not proven to be a viable source for large quantities of energy as discussed in this article Shedding Some Light On Solar Power. But it is valuable for isolated, moderate demand conditions and may help save lives in the military for such applications. The following video from CNN Money describes …

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This Day In History – October 8

    The pull, the attraction of history, is in our human nature. What makes us tick? Why do we do what we do? How much is luck the deciding factor? —David McCullough (July 7, 1933) is an American author, narrator, historian, and lecturer.     October 8, 314 – Ancient History Licinius defeated by …

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How Civilizations Die

    How does the health and vitality of a culture influence its longevity? A wide variety of cultural facets foster growth and stability, or contribute to its demise: form of government, taxation, financial system, commerce, incentives for growth and production, agriculture, health care, diet, science, the family unit, roles of gender, commonly accepted sexual …

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This Day In History – September 18

    96 AD Ancient Rome – Nerva is proclaimed Roman Emperor after Domitian is assassinated 1502 Early Americas – Christopher Columbus lands at Costa Rica on his fourth, and final, voyage 1776 War of Independence – Washington reports to Congress on Battle of Harlem Heights 1830 Science History – American steam locomotive races horse …

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This Day In History – September 11

  History must be written of, by and for the survivors. Anonymous   Ancient Rome – The Ludi Romani – ‘Roman Games’ In Full Swing – 51 A.D. Ancient History – Louis I, the Pious Succeeds His Father French King Charlemagne – 814 Independence War – The Battle of Brandywine – Patriots Defeated But Unbroken …

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This Day In History – September 10

  September 10, 1608 – Early American History English adventurer John Smith to lead Jamestown English adventurer John Smith is elected council president of Jamestown, Virginia–the first permanent English settlement in North America. Smith, a colorful figure, had won popularity in the colony because of his organizational abilities and effectiveness in dealing with local Native …

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This Day In History – September 4

  September 4, 476 – Ancient History Western Roman Empire falls to Barbarians Romulus Augustus, the last emperor of the Western Roman Empire, is deposed by Odoacer, a German barbarian who proclaims himself king of Italy. Odoacer was a mercenary leader in the Roman imperial army when he launched his mutiny against the young emperor. …

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This Day In History – August 24

Follow ‘This Day In History’ During Weekdays At FACEBOOK Legacy-America August 24, 1776 – American Revolution General Lee recognizes Georgia’s value On this day in 1776, American General Charles Lee informs Congress that Georgia was more valuable than he had originally suspected. Lee argued that the state’s salubrious climate, crops of rice, numerous harbors and …

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This Day In History – August 21

Follow ‘This Day In History’ During Weekdays At FACEBOOK Legacy-America August 21, 1754 – American Revolution Bloody Ban Tarleton born in Britain Banastre Tarleton is born as the fourth child of John Tarleton, the former lord mayor of Liverpool, and a money lender, merchant and slave trader. After completing his education at Oxford, Tarleton became …

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This Day In History – August 20

The cemetery and memorial in Vassieux-en-Vercors where, in July 1944, German Wehrmacht forces executed more than 200, included women and children, in reprisal for the Maquis's armed resistance.

    Follow ‘This Day In History’ During Weekdays At FACEBOOK Legacy-America August 20, 1794 – American Westward Expansion – Indian Wars Battle of Fallen Timbers The Battle of Fallen Timbers was an important victory for the United States Army against natives in the Northwest Territory. In 1792, President George Washington appointed Anthony Wayne as …

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This Day In History – August 6

Hiroshima Peace Memorial

August 6, 1777 – American Revolution General Nicholas Herkimer falls at the Battle of Oriskany On this day in 1777, 800 of Patriot General Nicholas Herkimer’s militiamen from Tryon, County, New York, are ambushed as they attempt to relieve Fort Stanwix (now Rome, New York), which was occupied by the British. Herkimer was mortally wounded …

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The Sunken Wrecks Of Truk Lagoon – Underwater History


    Underwater record of WWII in the South Pacific – stunning photography Truk Lagoon, known as Chuuk – a group of tropical paradise islands in the Federal States of Micronesia – offers adrenaline-junky scuba divers a cool yet creepy underwater adventure in shark-infested Pacific waters while wreck diving the mysterious Ghost Fleet of Truk …

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Supporting Our Troops – “Troops First Foundation”

David Feherty

David Feherty – A New American And Patriot Helping Our Troops With Troops First Foundation An inspirational video. Anything we can do for our military men and women, physically wounded or not is well worth it. If you ever watched a golf tournament and heard David Feherty’s comments, this video will give a new insight …

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