& Finally “Let’s be careful out there.”
The author with his kudu bull. Dust mingled with the scent of distant rain in my nostrils, rousing a subconscious sense of excitement known only to those who dwell in the desert. Africa was thirsty, waiting for the rain like an alcoholic waits for his next drink. Kudu moved ahead of us through the thorn … Continue reading “1895: The Last Lever-Action by ARAM VON BENEDIKT”
Second Lieutenant Walter Sidlowski of 348th Engineer C Battalion, 5th Engineer Special Brigade, on Omaha Beach, Normandy, after helping to rescue a group of drowning soldiers after their landing craft sank on the morning of 7th June 1944 during the Normandy Landings. (Photo: PFC Walter Rosenblum/U.S. Army Signal Corps/Galerie Bilderwelt/Getty Images) COMMENTARY BY Victor Davis … Continue reading “Members of Previous Generations Now Seem Like Giants by Victor Hansen”
As it was the only job I could get at the time that paid well & had benefits!
The Brits do things like this with a sense of Class & Dignity that is hard to follow! Rest Well Old Boy, as you have done your duty well. Grumpy
Editor’s Note: On Tuesday, reports began flowing out of Afghanistan that a U.S. Army general had been killed. He was later identified as Major General Harold Greene, deputy commander of the Combined Security Transition Command, the unit charged with overseeing training of Afghan security forces. He was killed in an attack, which also wounded more than a dozen … Continue reading “GENERAL AND FLAG OFFICERS KILLED IN WAR ROBERT S. RUSH”