world war 2

The Dams Raid

The Dams Raid

Today is the 70th anniversary of the great Dams Raid by Guy Gibson VC and 617 Squadron on the Mohne, Eder and Sorpe dams in Germany, so it is appropriate to honor these brave men. Although I am an Honorary Life Member of Bomber Command Association I have only ever met a couple of the guys who were on that raid, sadly no longer with us. They were wonderful people.

Daniel K. Inouye – Medal of Honor Recipient

Daniel K. Inouye – Medal of Honor Recipient

Medal of Honor Recipient and longtime Senator from Hawaii, Daniel K. Inouye, passed away on December 19, 2012 and his legacy of honorable, courageous and loyal service to this Nation should never be forgotten, as well as the extreme injustice the government of the United States inflicted on him, his family and tens of thousands of other Japanese Americans during World War 2.

Jews and Black Americans: Shaming their own history

Jews and Black Americans: Shaming their own history

For centuries the history of Jews and Black Americans has been one of suffering and humiliation. Ironically, the moment their fortunes turned for the better, they began their new phase with shaming their own respective history. Once wounds on the human conscience, both have become either the perpetrators and instigators (Jews) or the tools (Blacks) in inflicting painful wounds on other peoples, particularly Muslims who, ironically, never had any role in their wretched past.

GANDHI: “THE JEWS” 1938

A TRUTHFUL HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE ON PALESTINE, THUS AGREEING WITH NOTHING ANYONE IS SAYING TODAY ‘THE JEWS’, BY GANDHI – FROM HARIJAN, NOVEMBER 26, 1938 Several letters have been received by me asking me to declare my views about the Arab-Jew question in Palestine and the persecution of the Jews in Germany. It is not without […]

GORDON DUFF: VIDEO, SIR OSWALD MOSELEY, FASCIST OR SAVIOR?

BRITISH WARTIME FASCIST LEADER PROVEN MORE THAN HE SEEMED By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor Sir Oswald Moseley, baronet, 4th cousin of Queen Mother Elizabeth, was said to be the most hated man in England.  Interned during the war along with his wife Diana for opposing Britain’s entry into World War II, Mosley was reviled […]

Purple Heart comes late for World War II veteran

Bob Slone’s dream was to fi­nally get the Purple Heart he de­served for wounds received in one of World War II’s bloodiest battles.

He nearly died on a ridge in Guam where his Marine unit had set up machine guns over­looking a dirt road occupied by Japanese troops.

Local veterans remember hell in the Pacific during WWII 

What happened there — and on Guadalcanal and Peleliu and Okinawa — is the subject of The Pacific, a 10-part miniseries that begins on March 14 at 9 on HBO. Produced by Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg, who also collaborated on the WWII epics Saving Private Ryan and Band of Brothers, the miniseries dramatizes the Pacific campaign through the real-life stories of three Marines.

HOWARD ZINN: A LION FALLS LEAVING A NATION OF SWINE

FEW AMERICANS KNEW OF ZINN, FEW KNOW WHAT WE HAVE LOST AND THE DOOM WE FACE By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor Silly obituaries of Howard Zinn are hitting the papers.  He was a WW2 veteran, a historian and an “activist.”  He is dead.  Every time I open an email from the GOP or NRA […]

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