Mr. Stewart Goes to Vietnam

Just minutes after a harrowing conclusion to a nearly 13-hour B-52 bombing mission, Brig. Gen. Jimmy Stewart greets relieved crew and VIPs on the tarmac at Andersen Air Force Base in Guam on February 21, 1966. (Courtesy Bob Amos) Warren E. Thompson August 2009 Brig. Gen. Jimmy Stewart flew his last bombing mission in Vietnam … Continue reading “Mr. Stewart Goes to Vietnam”

Just like Sex, Fear sells!

We Need to “KEEP FEAR ALIVE” FBI Official Explains How Govt Needs You in Fear, to Justify Paychecks   Matt Agoris   February 23, 2015  A documentary film, The Newburgh Sting, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in April of last year. The film set out to expose how the FBI entraps and coaxes otherwise peaceful people into participating … Continue reading “Just like Sex, Fear sells!”

One Hell of a Man & Priest! -Vincent R. Capodanno

  Servant of God, Vincent Robert Capodanno, M.M. Nickname(s) “The Grunt Padre” Born February 13, 1929 Staten Island, New York Died September 4, 1967 (aged 38) Thăng Bình District, Quang Tin Province, South Vietnam Buried St. Peter’s Cemetery, West New Brighton, Staten Island, New York Allegiance United States of America Service/branch  United States Navy Reserve Years of service 1965–1967 Rank Lieutenant Unit Navy … Continue reading “One Hell of a Man & Priest! -Vincent R. Capodanno”

Altar of Peace: Symbolism at the Japanese Surrender Ceremony (75 Years ago today)

By Richard B. Frank Symbolism—both deliberate and coincidental—permeated the Japanese surrender ceremony aboard USS Missouri, September 2, 1945. (Getty Images The presence of those sailors and Marines as witnesses were all part of the ceremony’s careful composition. Truman had selected General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, the newly named supreme commander for the Allied powers, to … Continue reading “Altar of Peace: Symbolism at the Japanese Surrender Ceremony (75 Years ago today)”