John L. Borling was born in Chicago, Illinois in March, 1940. He graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 1963, and received his pilot’s wings in 1964. 368 more words
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March 17, 1973 — The Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph—Burst of Joy—is taken, depicting a former American prisoner of war being reunited with his family, which came to symbolize the end of United States involvement in the Vietnam War.
We all have our moments in life. Sometimes cowardly, sometimes courageous. Sometimes dimwitted, sometimes clever.
The Civil War actions of my great-great-grandfather, Edward Wister Bott, illustrate the dichotomy of a man’s reactions in the face of wartime fear and uncertainty. 1,063 more words
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Lieutenant Colonel Clifford Charles Horace Twiss DSO, East Yorkshire Regiment
Clifford Twiss was born at Beverley, East Yorkshire on 22nd January 1879 (the day of the gallant defence of Rorke’s Drift in South Africa by the 24th Foot), and was the son of Edward E Twiss and Fanny M Twiss*. 700 more words