Tag Archive: Honor

Conspicuous Gallantry and Intrepidity – Robert Roland Ingram USN

Robert Roland Ingram, USN NAVY MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT HOSPITAL CORPSMAN THIRD CLASS   Great Unknown Americans Series   Robert Roland Ingram was born on 20 January 1945 in Clearwater, Florida. In November 1963, at age 18, he enlisted in the U. S. Navy. After completing recruit training in San Diego, California, he requested and …

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The Sunken Wrecks Of Truk Lagoon – Underwater History

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    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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This Day In History – Operation Overlord – D-Day

D-day assault routes into Normandy

“We will accept nothing less than full victory.” The words, the solemn promise gave bedrock grounding to General Dwight D. Eisenhower’s speech at the onset of the invasion of Normandy, June 6, 1944. The German Third Reich had overrun continental Europe enslaving millions under a fascist regime that undermined the very foundation of Western Civilization. …

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An Auschwitz Borders Tour

The iconic image of Israeli soldiers shortly after the capture of the Wall during the Six-Day War

The American Spectator : An Auschwitz Borders Tour. Is President Obama using his European trip to pressure Israel to accept a peace deal based on the Jewish State’s pre-war borders? Days after the President claimed to be misunderstood it now appears that he and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are backtracking on his previous backtrack …

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General Douglas MacArthur: “Duty, Honor, Country”

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  On this day in 1962, Gen. Douglas McArthur delivered his famous Duty, Honor, Country speech as he accepted the Sylvanus Thayer Award at West Point. Patriotic, challenging, anciently inspired words that America has sadly not heard for decades. Forsake the challenge America, as McArthur reminded us, a host of wraiths will rise from beneath …

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