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General George S. Patton Killed?

As an old tank driver (see my tank driver’s license above, issued at The U.S. Army Armor School in 1966), I took more than a passing interest in reading “Killing Patton,” by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard (Henry Holt, 2014). 253 more words

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George S. Patton: "Take calculated risks..."

Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.

George S. Patton

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Veterans Day: November 11th, 2014

  • Those following me in the past will know I always post something about veterans on Veterans Day and other veterans holidays.  I usually post the same or similar accounts year after year. 
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Clear and Present Dangers . . . . George S. Patton, Jr.

“The soldier is the Army. No army is better than its soldiers. The Soldier is also a citizen. In fact, the highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is that of bearing arms for one’s country” 8 more words

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November 11 in history

1215 – The Fourth Lateran Council met, defining the doctrine of transubstantiation, the process by which bread and wine are, by that doctrine, said to transform into the body and blood of Christ. 1,001 more words

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LAVA ISSUES - What can we learn from watching a disaster in slow-mo?

First, while I am retired attorney and retired UHH lecturer, all of the statements here are personal opinions or from my personal knowledge/research. I am not practicing law or making statements that should reflect any way on the University. 456 more words

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Killing Patton: A Review

Sometimes you have to pick the gun up to put the Gun down.” ― Malcolm X

The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.”

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