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Pilot who crashed on Florida beach 'never saw' victims below

(ABC News) – The pilot whose plane crashed-landed on a Florida beach Sunday, killing a man and his daughter who were walking along the shore, “never saw them” during his frantic efforts to land the stalled single-engine plane, according to his statement released today. 539 more words

National

What’s In a Name: The Arthur Lauer Story

Going to War: Part II

Anzio, about 35 miles south of our main objective Rome, was a small resort area prior to the war.  Our initial landing on the beaches had been a great surprise to the Germans as far as our invasion point. 492 more words

An Intruder Within the Ranks

There was an imposter within our battalion. It seemed like every move we made out in the jungle while out on patrol we were ambushed. It was like someone knew every move we were making. 1,034 more words

Short Stories

Soldier

Bravo, bravo

He’s a soldier

And he’ll go

Out to fight

In the war

Maybe, someday

He’ll return

A hero

Or suddenly

Be no more… 141 more words

Hostilities

Dawn breaks with the daunting promise of an endless feud fought by the peaceful thoughtless on the frontline, whilst the remains lay hidden from gazing generality. 458 more words

A Soldier’s Poem (#war #conflict #welfare)

This is a poem from one of our visitors which relays the feeling of many soldiers around the world.

After dedicating one’s life to what one believes at the time is an honourable and just cause, many soldiers return to question the motives of those who are responsible for sending them into conflict. 991 more words

Government & Politics

Ukrainian soldiers shot a colleague from National Guard

Murdered soldier of the battalion “Donbass” (first left)

Soldiers of the 93rd Brigade of the Ukrainian army shot and killed a soldier of battalion “Donbass” of Ukrainian National Guard. 235 more words

Life