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The Congressional Medal of Honor

Tomorrow, March 25, is National Medal of Honor Day, so it’s appropriate that we consider the history of this distinguished award and honor those who have won it throughout our nation’s history. 237 more words

SERGEANT YORK: LEGEND OF WORLD WAR ONE

Veterans Day is just over a week away so Balladeer’s Blog looks at some more World War One history.

SERGEANT ALVIN YORK – At age 29 (yes, twenty-nine) Alvin York of Tennessee was drafted into the United States Army in November of 1917. 354 more words

Balladeer's Blog

Birth of Captain America - and cinema

Till 1941, USA was neutral in World War 2. Like America , Batman & Superman were neutral.

However with Axis power winning , US had something to fear after seeing their ally UK alone against Nazi,Fascist & Japanese Empire. 233 more words

Pop Culture

D-Day Thoughts on Strength versus Weakness

W.J. Astore

On this 72nd anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion at Normandy in France during World War II, it’s high time we thought about what is truly weakness versus strength in U.S. 737 more words

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