The Battle of Guam

My Grandmother Alice was a Navy Nurse on Guam during WWII. She had some mighty interesting stories about that time of her life. She was also a real pistol and one good shot too, I miss her so! Grumpy

America’s Forgotten War & the 1911 That Saved My Friend’s Life by WILL DABBS

Like most major wars, the Korean Conflict was a brutal and pitiless bloodbath. It is in the small stories that one can begin to grasp the drama. The war in Korea spanned from June 1950 until July 1953 and ultimately claimed more than 44,000 American lives. The first major proxy war fought between communism and … Continue reading “America’s Forgotten War & the 1911 That Saved My Friend’s Life by WILL DABBS”

The U.S. Army at Belleau-Woods

I shamelessly clipped this from the Angry Staff Officer, yep, Blame Mack for this.  Until recently, I thought the picture below the introduction was of U.S marines.  I heard differently a couple of years ago.  The Marines have a great marketing dept and it has been woven into our culture, “call the marines”.  I remember … Continue reading “The U.S. Army at Belleau-Woods”