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"iwo jima" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles

Veterans Chronicles

04:06 min | Last month

"iwo jima" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles

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"iwo jima" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles

Veterans Chronicles

05:50 min | Last month

"iwo jima" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles

"Was there any particular part of that that you found the most interesting or hoped you would be doing when you were. Deployed eye was really brainwashed during world war. Two by the movies The newspapers radio posters. And i really believed that. The japanese were super evil and we were super good. I was just. I don't wanna say snowed. But i was just psychologically affected Never dreaming Getting into it was the propaganda that got to me. And i would just looking forward to being a marine going into combat never dreaming that anything could happen so after training. How much of a time span was there between that and being deported. After training it was immediately went overseas. But even going overseas left Norfolk and the ship called the florence nightingale and we're going through the panama canal. But i i in cuba where we got. Liberty in cuba was quite a place for liberty and in the nineteen forties and then we stopped in panama which was got liberty in panama. And then i went to a replacement depot and hawaii. And i thought my god. This is just a marvelous. Exactly what i expect. That wasn't a celebrity cruise but it was the navy treated royally. You could sleep on deck and you could eat anytime you wanted or have cough anytime you want. All you had to do was stand in line so it was It was just up until that point. It was marvelous and got even better when they sent me to guam Which was being liberated by the third marine division. They sent me by With four other three other replacements and we went by aircraft carrier. and this. that's like a that's like a cruise. I mean even at an ice cream bar there Everything but a nightclub on and that was a short term crews and then the proverbial hit the fan. When i landed at guam then. I knew that it wasn't like the movies. Where are we on the calendar. At this point where into They invaded in july. They celebrate july twenty four as the day that they were that we invaded and the japanese lost control and their dilemma twenty-fourth as our july fourth. And i hit about july twenty eighth and was immediately sent reconnaissance company that i trained for and we were sent not into the lines. We were sent to the northern end of the island and the big fighting was into southern indiana..

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"iwo jima" Discussed on Biz Talk Radio

Biz Talk Radio

03:01 min | 2 months ago

"iwo jima" Discussed on Biz Talk Radio

"A promise that hit the beaches of Normandy of Vow captured Iwo Jima, a contract that whether Ted a pledge that stormed the desert in Iraq and I owe you braved IED's in Canada are a promise was made to America's veterans D A. V fights to keep that promise. So all veterans and their families get the benefits and support they earned for help. Visit D a V dot or g'kar. Hey, folks, I'm gonna mention to you about America at a crossroads and man are we had a crossroads. I want to tell you about that It is a pastor's conference. We're doing the America at the crossroads again. This time in the state of Georgia, where desperately needs to be done as you can imagine, And that's why we chose that place, so it's going to be in at Callaway Resorts and Gardens. Pine Mountain, Georgia. That's how you if you are a pastor in Georgia, if you know a pastor in Georgia. We're going to get three nights, all their meals, all their notebooks, refreshments for them and their wife three night stay. At this resort, and all they have to do is register and pay $100. So that's it, $100 So, um I hope that you will. Be able to get there. It's so so critically important. You gonna hear some amazing speakers You are going to get so fired up. I would say to you Listen, Pastor. I would say to you that your pulp It's never going to be the same. I'm serious. Heard from so many pastors after the one we did in Dallas. I wasn't there. I didn't get to that. But I wasn't there. But the one that was done in Dallas. I heard from so many pastors thanking me. For letting them know about it. I said it is. Changed and you know and change their their preaching. And the commitment to God. And that's what we need. That's what America needs more than anything else, So I hope I know it's not a great time. It's December 13. It starts on a Sunday at six o'clock, it will be done by Wednesday. At noon. I know this isn't a great time, but I don't have to tell you about Georgia and how critical it is. So it is a great time from that perspective. But I know it's close to Christmas. They have very limited seats, 150 peoples all they can take and rooms. Obviously, this is incredibly expensive. It's costing tens and tens of thousands of dollars probably $100,000 when it's all said and done for those that are that are sponsoring this, but they.

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"iwo jima" Discussed on Dose of Leadership

Dose of Leadership

09:14 min | 4 months ago

"iwo jima" Discussed on Dose of Leadership

"We're really start with putting people first and then we keep people at. The center of everything that we do. It's really means we walk alongside of our clients from the very first thoughts. They have about a building all the way through completion in maintenance into the future I love it. That's what I'm glad that you're sponsor of this show in. So Great. How can people learn more about your company? Yes. So to learn just a little bit more about us, you could go to, Hutton, builds dot com slash together we built grape in thanks for being sponsor. Exactly what Jim said and he and Jim Struggle. The same thing he struggled. For he said the for huge part of his life about reconciling. Why he lived in why? So many of the great men didn't you know he struggled with that he drank a lot too and you know he struggled with drinking all through the fifties and even in the sixties. And hard himself and his wife said, you know he's Always. Have Nightmares and nieces and. He's just like and they just they just kept trodden along and I think that it just for me when I hear stuff like that it just. It put things in perspective and it makes me kind of embarrassed a little bit of some of the things that I bitch and Moan about in. In in the grand pop culture scheme of things to it makes me a little depressed too that just how much. That they sacrifice you know and we're approaching Gosh, you know the guys are going to be gone here in the next five six years you know it's just. All of them. Amazing. So what it was the big takeaway for you so if you had time to digest. Marinate on this experience. Are there any kind of? Poignant lessons or lessons where you actually changed you think either either both mentally or even the how you look at life well. In a way I miss being immersed in it once the book was done because. It did make me feel. Really makes you appreciate your life and feel I. Guess it made me feel. Like I had served anything I know female absolutely. and. It has given me a really much deeper appreciation for people who serves there's no doubt about that. And it also makes me it makes me. Concerned about our culture. And about the future of the country in a way that I don't think I ever was before and that's just also because of things that have happened since then in all of these stories that cover every day and I feel that we. Owe. Them such a great debt and I want people to I. Want my children to understand it and I want their children to understand the and it's frustrating because it is hard to get people to care about it some time. So So those are just all the things that had a big impact on on me, and sometimes I'll just get these great letters from people who read the book and who have similar stories, and sometimes I'll just mark some of them and I read them to my family. Right so that they and they're always moved by them. That people don't want to go there so I that's just a small thing that I try to do to to keep their stories alive. Yeah I. Know exactly what you mean. I think it certainly same same thing and that's why I love hearing the stories busy 'cause it gives me personally that perspective that I think is important for me to you know again to make sure that what am I complaining about right it gives me that perspective but the frustration thing that resonates when you said that because. It's the same thing is like if I guess that's where I see the power in these stories because if if everybody knew these stories. You're right. Maybe we'd be looking at things with a little different colored Lens and we wouldn't be seen such the chaos that we see I don't know it is frustrating. I. Know I know exactly what you're saying? Speaking of that do you stay positive? I. Mean You know you're in this all the time and I got to be quite honest particularly, I've had to pull back from. From, this, this is your livelihood and in every single day in your constantly bombarded in trying to communicate these in soundbites. What's the latest greatest stories? How do you stay positive in this environment? I. Think. I'm optimistic by nature thankfully, which does help me. Although I do find myself in the past six months. Really grappling with. How hard it is you know how hard it is to be? Through this unusual environment at this time and I think that it's one of the most tragic battles to to battle this pandemic on a national scale. And the thing that's taken away from you from all of us as a nation is touch and. Intimacy, and you know with friends and family and being in those experiences that help people get through difficult times. So you know it's almost it's. You think about these young men and World War Two removed from their families far away and I think that was the hardest part for them but they did have each other and they had that incredible on that they created and I was worried enough about our country that social media and living with your smartphone and your ipod was isolating enough that it troubled me and now it's gone to a whole `nother level. And that that concerns me I think human interaction is the thing that is is i. think it's the most essential quality of life you think about a baby that's born and abandoned, and it needs to be help untouched right to thrive. So that's a neat. That's a human basic human need and I I very very much concerns me that we are all be deprived of that to some extent in this country right now and I think it breeds some scary things and I think we're seeing that play out in these protests than the rioting that's happening. There's a very deep. There's a deep unrest and it has a lot of different tentacles right now and so it's pretty is hard to stay. The optimist given what's going on in the country right now but I'm a big believer in in the country, a big labor and human nature. So those two things I know we will prevail but this is a very tough challenge tough time I think the same way. I look at it to I try to I. Think I'm a glass half full guy I mean I feel like I I know I am I'm with you on that and. I can't agree with you more that. Interaction piece the. The humanist the authenticity behind real human interactions and getting to know each other in your system. The the divisiveness was already there. It got accelerated with the lockdowns for sure. And then you know throw that on then throw the George Floyd on that and everything just releases. Everything is just so kind of scary. Really scary. It is I. Don't know what the break and I'm with you. This too shall pass and we will prevail. But the thing that keeps me awake is like at what at what cost you know at what cost? Where does it break? How long does it break and how long? I don't know those things kind of keep me awake at night. Sure. Yeah. Yeah. So you got the big debate coming up on Tuesday the first one and you're going to be in Cleveland and you're doing analysis is that what you're doing on that day well, I'll will be in Cleveland starting on Sunday. We'll do a special show on Sunday night at ten o'clock Barron I. As a preview, and then we'll do our regular shows from there on Monday night from the debate site, and then Tuesday is the big night and we will do a two hour preview show before the debate, Chris Wallace, of course who's hosting a moderating I should say and then we'll have now after afterwards with our panel so. It it's it's going to be very interesting. As, everybody knows and. There's so much to obviously there's so much for these candidates to talk about and I think that I hope people really tune and really listening closely because I do think it's a very consequential election. I think most people feel like they already know they're gonNa vote for we have a very slim margin of undecided voter but. We really be engaged all of us at this point and Important I. Agree with you. I think they're going to be audience members in this one or is it going to be just Chris with the very very scant I? Mean I think it's GonNa look a lot more like the old school first televised debates where there wasn't really Nixon is and it was the moderators, the candidates and cameras and a few media folks tech folks around I think is probably going to be the feel of it. Maybe that's a good thing because maybe then. Maybe, they've playing for the zingers in the crowd response maybe you know. That's true. I mean, it does change the dynamic and You. Know we always to..

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"iwo jima" Discussed on Dose of Leadership

Dose of Leadership

05:40 min | 4 months ago

"iwo jima" Discussed on Dose of Leadership

"Martha McCallum. . Here you are on dose of leadership I can't believe it welcome to the show <hes> it's great to be here Richard Thank you for having me big fan of you obviously in <hes> in your work that you've done and obviously a big fan of of the book <hes> being a primary <hes> ince unknown valor, , and what prompted you to write this I think I know the answer this I see say but I just I'm curious about why you got so passionate about World War Two about that generation and specifically you would Jima. . It was a personal connection when I was growing up my mom used to occasionally take out letters that were written to her and to her father by her beloved cousin Harry Gray who had been killed at Iwo Jima when he was only eighteen years old and the grease from his death just sort of was there never went away it wasn't something we talked about. . All the time obviously but <hes>, , it was very real and when I read the letters, , they're so beautiful and he was such an eloquent eighteen year old and wrote great informative letters that had a lot of information them about what was going on and they would often when I did pull out, , dust him off and read them I couldn't really get through them without. . Being brought to tears. . So, , and of course, , I never knew him but his mother, , my aunt, , an was someone I was very close to and his sister my aunt Nancy also somewhat I was very close to end became got to know on such a deeper level through the writing of this book which grateful for. . So when I started to think about writing a book I. . Sort of couldn't get around the subject it was it felt as if it was calling me and it was a story that I needed to tell and I also knew, , I wanted if I was going to spend the time and effort writing I wanted it to be a real book of history a book where I would learn a lot. . So if I was going to take time away from my work and my personal life to dedicate myself to this, , I wanted it to be a inexperienced. . That would pay off for me. . You know that would be a lot. . So it did that in spades and honestly by the time I was done I thought if this book doesn't sell more than ten copies, , it will still have been worth it to me. . You know I I it resonates with me because I became friends obviously in the marine. . Corps and we look at Iwo, , Jima with sacrosanct and I've never visited the island. . You're fortunate if actually put your feet on the ground there and I've flown over a few times when I was in the rink was a pilot in the Marine Corps and we'd fly over. . You would Jima going back and forth from Okinawa and stuff. . And it was weird when every time we'd fly over it in, , we'd all be talking and joking that. . But when you fly over it, , they're just be the stunned silence every time we fly over you a German and to give you these chills just because if anybody studies at knows the stories in particular that how many people sacrificed their lives and were injured, , it's just phenomenal thing about the numbers in the short amount of days where on such a three square mile or piece of dirt you know it's just. . It really is it's almost as if it's a piece of the moon race loading in the middle of the Pacific and I completely connect with what you're saying. . Of course I have never served <hes>, , but I was on this flight that only to a once a year it's A. . It's to you know a memorial slight to honor those who were lost there, , and it is a memorial that has Japanese dignitaries that attend and <unk>. . American. . Veterans that attend and their families in a few reporters and people who are interested get to go on his flight. . So I was really fortunate to be on it and there was this amazing commodity on the flight and we had all traveled a lot I flew from Newark to Tokyo. . And then Tokyo to Guam and then Guam alternate late to gene on the day of our trip there, , and it's a day trip. . You go in the morning couple of hours on the plane fly back that evening and the Japanese government has complete control over Gina. . They have since the sixties. . So they dictate the amount of time that Americans are allowed to be on the island, , right which in and of itself is sort of an interesting situation. . But <hes>. . So it's all very regimented when you land, , they take your passports away. . They put them in a bag when you're ready to go they give them back to you. . And you can leave. . But when we were flying from Guam to Jima and the plane was obviously only people who were all on this sing of our mission and we had first class about five, , I believe. . A woman veterans who were on a couple of from Tarawa but there were five I believe you Jim Veterans a couple of who had never been back. . So we're saying sort of camaraderie everyone's joking around a little bit talking to each other with all get to know each other over the last few days on Guam and some of the things that we did together before that. . But as soon as the pilot said, , okay, , you're going to see what Jim now coming up on your left as soon as we dip under these clouds. . And as soon as we dipped under those clouds, , there was silence across the plane and I looked over at some of these veterans looking down on the island through the window hadn't been there since they were seventeen eighteen, , nineteen years old and you could feel that flood of emotion come over them. . They saw it and I will never forget the dramatic approach to that island landing on it. . It's still steaming <hes> as a volcano in different parts of the island. . So it's it's smokes while you're looking at it it's kind of a surreal place. .

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Martha MacCallum Discusses the "Unknown Valor" of Iwo Jima

Dose of Leadership

05:40 min | 4 months ago

Martha MacCallum Discusses the "Unknown Valor" of Iwo Jima

"Martha McCallum. Here you are on dose of leadership I can't believe it welcome to the show it's great to be here Richard Thank you for having me big fan of you obviously in in your work that you've done and obviously a big fan of of the book being a primary ince unknown valor, and what prompted you to write this I think I know the answer this I see say but I just I'm curious about why you got so passionate about World War Two about that generation and specifically you would Jima. It was a personal connection when I was growing up my mom used to occasionally take out letters that were written to her and to her father by her beloved cousin Harry Gray who had been killed at Iwo Jima when he was only eighteen years old and the grease from his death just sort of was there never went away it wasn't something we talked about. All the time obviously but it was very real and when I read the letters, they're so beautiful and he was such an eloquent eighteen year old and wrote great informative letters that had a lot of information them about what was going on and they would often when I did pull out, dust him off and read them I couldn't really get through them without. Being brought to tears. So, and of course, I never knew him but his mother, my aunt, an was someone I was very close to and his sister my aunt Nancy also somewhat I was very close to end became got to know on such a deeper level through the writing of this book which grateful for. So when I started to think about writing a book I. Sort of couldn't get around the subject it was it felt as if it was calling me and it was a story that I needed to tell and I also knew, I wanted if I was going to spend the time and effort writing I wanted it to be a real book of history a book where I would learn a lot. So if I was going to take time away from my work and my personal life to dedicate myself to this, I wanted it to be a inexperienced. That would pay off for me. You know that would be a lot. So it did that in spades and honestly by the time I was done I thought if this book doesn't sell more than ten copies, it will still have been worth it to me. You know I I it resonates with me because I became friends obviously in the marine. Corps and we look at Iwo, Jima with sacrosanct and I've never visited the island. You're fortunate if actually put your feet on the ground there and I've flown over a few times when I was in the rink was a pilot in the Marine Corps and we'd fly over. You would Jima going back and forth from Okinawa and stuff. And it was weird when every time we'd fly over it in, we'd all be talking and joking that. But when you fly over it, they're just be the stunned silence every time we fly over you a German and to give you these chills just because if anybody studies at knows the stories in particular that how many people sacrificed their lives and were injured, it's just phenomenal thing about the numbers in the short amount of days where on such a three square mile or piece of dirt you know it's just. It really is it's almost as if it's a piece of the moon race loading in the middle of the Pacific and I completely connect with what you're saying. Of course I have never served but I was on this flight that only to a once a year it's A. It's to you know a memorial slight to honor those who were lost there, and it is a memorial that has Japanese dignitaries that attend and American. Veterans that attend and their families in a few reporters and people who are interested get to go on his flight. So I was really fortunate to be on it and there was this amazing commodity on the flight and we had all traveled a lot I flew from Newark to Tokyo. And then Tokyo to Guam and then Guam alternate late to gene on the day of our trip there, and it's a day trip. You go in the morning couple of hours on the plane fly back that evening and the Japanese government has complete control over Gina. They have since the sixties. So they dictate the amount of time that Americans are allowed to be on the island, right which in and of itself is sort of an interesting situation. But So it's all very regimented when you land, they take your passports away. They put them in a bag when you're ready to go they give them back to you. And you can leave. But when we were flying from Guam to Jima and the plane was obviously only people who were all on this sing of our mission and we had first class about five, I believe. A woman veterans who were on a couple of from Tarawa but there were five I believe you Jim Veterans a couple of who had never been back. So we're saying sort of camaraderie everyone's joking around a little bit talking to each other with all get to know each other over the last few days on Guam and some of the things that we did together before that. But as soon as the pilot said, okay, you're going to see what Jim now coming up on your left as soon as we dip under these clouds. And as soon as we dipped under those clouds, there was silence across the plane and I looked over at some of these veterans looking down on the island through the window hadn't been there since they were seventeen eighteen, nineteen years old and you could feel that flood of emotion come over them. They saw it and I will never forget the dramatic approach to that island landing on it. It's still steaming as a volcano in different parts of the island. So it's it's smokes while you're looking at it it's kind of a surreal place.

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"iwo jima" Discussed on Dose of Leadership

Dose of Leadership

04:10 min | 4 months ago

"iwo jima" Discussed on Dose of Leadership

"So happy tuning into dose of leadership as always. Thank you for your support Madam so excited to have Martha. McCallum. On the show. She's from Fox News I'm sure you've seen her. About almost every serious political activity or event, she's been a part of Fox since two, thousand four since the two thousand, four presidential election. You've seen her on Fox News, you probably know working with Bear. The chief political anchor on Fox News and as we're releasing this, it's September twenty eighth tomorrow. September twenty-ninth. As we're recording, this is the first presidential debate debate which Chris Wallace is moderating, but Martha along with Bret, Baier. are going to provide the pre imposed analysis which I enjoy watching I enjoy watching with analysis more than watch like Washington debate but that's what she's a part of in Irish my brought on the show. Is Because She had this book come out in February and I try to do this then when the book push was coming in Cova happening everything Kinda got sideways but finally things kind of settle down I. Finally got her back or finally got her on the show and she's got this book called Unknown Valor to story of family courage and sacrifice from Pearl Harbor to Jima, and it's about The behind the scenes struggle or the sacrifices of everything that happened in Iwojima, and of course, he would deem as important to me as a primary I've studied it. Read many books. So many books about it. I mean it is a place of. Reverence for any marine. That knows anything about the history of that battle is just was so many lives lost so many casualties on both sides on such a small strip of land, but it was a critical battle. And we've all seen the famous picture of the flag-raising Abuse Jima Right now connick. World War Two picture. But what I love about this in particular if you've never not a fan of history and maybe think we'll we'll how does pertain to to leadership and everything else There's a lot of takeaways there and I think for me when you listen this conversation with me and Martha, that's what Martha got from him because she's not a she wasn't a fan of of history she knew on the service levels about Iwojima World War Two. But she really don't into this because she had a relative she had some letters she found. Great Aunt of a family member who actually died over there in those letters sparked a kind of investigation in this book in her life was changed by it, and that's what I think is important when you study history and the reason why study history particularly the sacrifices that were made. As leader helps you to always put things in perspective to realize how good we have it now. To realize that there's been so many challenges that were standing on so many great shoulders and I think it's our obligation to give reverence to that, and that's why I think. This book is important I love this book it's when it is my favorite book about Iwo, Jima. it's written so well, and I highly encourage you to check this book out you Fanta history or not. It doesn't matter. this will impact your life deeply trust me trust me on this I want you to get this book. I want you to read it and I want you to reach out to let me know what you thought in Martha's just so fun to talk to. So Fun so great such an I wish it could on a longer I'd love to get her back to deep dive and some more particularly political stuff at a later date. But this is what we focus on. We did talk a little bit about the debate here, but you're going to have so much fun listening to this. All right. This show is brought to you by my brand new sponsor Hutton, they designed building service commercial construction projects all throughout the Midwest, the longtime spans of this show supporters of me personally no, the CEO. They're committed to the high standards of leadership and I'm so glad that supporting those leadership as a sponsor they build so many things stunning structures from the ground up remodeled hospital, medical buildings, manufacturing industrial facilities, financial institution churches, schools all over the place. They are so good they. They are both architects and builders, and that's what a client wants. Really write a single trusted partner to work with from start to finish they get that at Hutton I, love their vision, and most importantly I love their culture it's always people over projects. Always, that's elite your clients. That's how they treat their employees, how they treat their community character counts for them, and that's important for me, and that's why I'm so happy to have them apart of DOSA leadership. It's not lip service folks a great. So if you've got construction project you're looking for if you're interested, go check him out. That's Hutton all about character and I'm so happy that there sponsor sponsoring does.

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"iwo jima" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles

Veterans Chronicles

05:11 min | 5 months ago

"iwo jima" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles

"And she'd been on the road for thirty six hours and she was. Dead? Tired. So. She got the chuck with a driver and cover pardon. Me On. The seabed eggs. And we started looking for place for my mom to. Stay in we tried all hotels, motels and everything failed up. And this was around. All twelve, thirty or one. And we still hadn't found a place. And I went over to a policeman. Sir Can you tell me where there's a place to have a mother but it down for the night? He said well, I. Don't know place it all. And so. We turned and walked away and he came back and said. Why. Do you need a place? This time of night. Mom. My MOM's here. She's tired and she needs a place to stay. He said well. I'm on a call my wife if your mom doesn't mind sleeping. At my home. I'll fix it up to get to there. So he called. The station is please stationed. and. They sent out a car and took him and the officer took me officers and mom to his home. And they replaced State his son. At joined the navy and so they had extra bid. So she spent two nights them. and. Then sergeant one Martin said you better get your mom on a bus And send her home because you gotta leave and. Sergeant out fares. He was a top sergeant so he gave her a letter. That would. But her. On the bus and the more she got a ticket senior didn't. Couldn't be off until she got home. That's where I got weapon. That's amazing. So what else after you mentioned that you had to shoot the Japanese culture with your Colt Forty Five What else comes to mind immediately about your combat on Iwo Jima. Well. You know I I work with the Nimitz Museum in Fredericksburg, Texas they send me out do a lot of talking to school groups All kinds of service clubs and so forth anybody wants to listen to me they take me there and. And let me talk. And I go in that Tele Group. Won't them to ask any question they to about? Because don't have never had a nightmare about fighting or anything, and I can take anything you throw at me and give you a on. Now, my mom. Was a comanche Indian. She was tough. I had seven sisters. and. The Japanese were easy after growing up with seven sisters, they would actually fistfight with it. It was it was really something I love the law but man, sometimes I would. We lived in the countryside and they weren't a divorce or run around with had spend my time platinum with my sisters and And a lot of times we've played games. Cheat on it is gang up on. ME. Out. What was your toughest moment on Iwojima? Well known. Our scared. Anytime action. Our really scared. And that fear is what saved me? My sergeant, my officer. Ralph, Hall hours was there they told me said. Tell to one day and. I said I'm afraid when we get into action, I might be scared not be good. They said. That fear is GonNa. Save you I said, how's that? They said when you're scared or fear. Fear. Field you brain with adrenaline and your muscles. Adrenaline and you'd think faster and clear. And was what saved me. One night. I gave my I I was in the whole. Now we didn't call them foxhole. They were just told and we didn't have to dig them like we did that in the South Pacific the army and the navy and airforce. But a lot of foxhole all up and down..

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"iwo jima" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles

Veterans Chronicles

03:59 min | 5 months ago

"iwo jima" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles

"Without again. Fell over just. Couldn't get up or anything so they decided to send me an army hospital. And he got me down there and they decided. That was originally wrong with me. That is want to go back into action. Lot cried. I cried because I couldn't figure out what was wrong. Women I sure didn't want be. Discharge. From, the Marine Corps. And that went on a couple of times and then the army psychiatrist hospitals. He said I'm writing you up for discharge Wilma. Buddy. The Carbon Darts he was another marine and he and I were real close. He came to the hospital. and. He walked me back through the base. And A WITH PAJAMAS zone. Then he send another guy down, build cross to get my shoes and my gear from from the hospital. Was the next morning. I was sick again. So he took me over to the first stage station. Other. On base. And they checked me out they couldn't find anything wrong woman that a young doctor said. Harvey which islands where you own when you were over here before. And that told him. Villanova. And Mogi veal. And when I said Morgan Ville. He said, I think I. Know What's wrong with? He, said I'm taking you down that army. Hospital. And we're GONNA, make some take some tests on you. So when I got down, they put me in a room and then gave me. Felt like looked like A. Of Pills. And that took those pills and what words is something to make my bail movement. And sure enough within the while our I had were biggest violent movements you could ever see. And it put me on a bed pan to capture that and they showed being that Bedpan. It was covered with. Worms. And the dogs are said, these are hope worms. He said when you said you world. Mobile, I had an idea that you might have gotten. Hooked him somewhere. He said, did you go barefoot in lot there? I said I spend a lot of time by foot out to we settler. With the land that we needed to make an airstrip by that. He said well. When you walked on the ground. In those jungle narrators. Palm, tree errors, and so forth. You picked up. hookworms. And worked through your feed into your bloodstream. After that, I never had another attack. It was a but hookworm was giving the problems. Wow. Wow. All right. Well, let's talk about the battle of Iwo, Jima. Tell me about coming ashore. Well. I was demolition expert in the Battle of Iwo Jima. And I was attached to the. Assault. Squad that notice days we had one or so squad. Bazooka. And his assistant. And then T in T..

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"iwo jima" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles

Veterans Chronicles

02:09 min | 6 months ago

"iwo jima" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles

"As a celebrity and a hero. I feel I'm not a shouldn't be because a heroes never walked off Iwo Jima, you know that I've tried to put my personality and perspective because I along Chevy and I saw the flag racing on Jim. which is the most historic event. In the history of the United States. And I feel that people. Appreciate the fact that I'm still around number one. And it's very important to take my genealogy. My children and people that are associated with me. I've been a member of the Marine Corps League number eighty Arlington Heights. Anyway the number eighty and I. It's been a nice thing for me I get all this recognition. Another thing but I feel I'm doing more for the honour of those to sacrifice their lives on Jima. Table until see some of these. Young. People today do not have any idea what war is life and they they shouldn't. They shouldn't WanNA. Goat they shouldn't. WanNa go to war. And it's Our government and other governments need to keep us auto war. Certainly the goal hopefully. Mr Hughes thank you very much for your service to our nation and thank you so very much time with us today. We truly appreciate it. and Go. Marines elwood Woody Hughes. He's a US Marine Corps veteran of World War Two a veteran who battle G..

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"iwo jima" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles

Veterans Chronicles

04:23 min | 6 months ago

"iwo jima" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles

"The state of Qatar representing cutters commitment to the US. I've Greg Columbus my guest at this time is elwood Woody Hughes. He's a US Marine Corps veteran of World War Two and a veteran the battle of Iwo Jima Sir. Thank you very much for being with us. You will. Where were you born and raised Sir I was born on a farm in Indiana Jackson. Township. And I went to roanoke high school I was born in Nineteen, twenty five may fourteenth born raisin of her older sister for years and my parents They were farmers I was I grew up during the depression. And of course, a lot of people were starving to death during this depression. However farmers never starve. Why should they raise their all their own food? So, what did you joined the service? In nineteen, forty, three on high school roanoke skull near Fort Wayne Indiana. And have a lot of memories of. Classmates Bob Brown Philip Cooks. Bob Brown the Navy went in the Marine Corps and Phil. Kussin army. And Phillips. was in a battle of Normandy. He was killed about. June the twelfth. Nineteen forty, four, June six. Was Day in Europe. So week later and so yeah about a week later. Editor at the time. I was offshore. And the MARIANNA 's getting ready to go into SIPE end. So that's my experience at that time and memories of that time. Of, course I didn't know about Phillips my very close friend I didn't know about his death until number of weeks later was Saipan your first battle. Yes and what was your role during that battle? Well I worked in the command center. For the operation and I, remember kind of being in. command center under Holland Maths Smith. and. We know where he got mad well ahead is initially his middle initial was. And of course, he was always kind of. Moved, you know. So if the Marines the old marines remember Holum mad and I, remember him relieving A. Army General the twenty seventh army general. They were in the middle of the. Forge. Movement. And the second and fourth were on either side of the and of course, the twenty seven. If you want to map like this and of course Hala mad he was said Hey I need to be even with the second and the fourth marine. Division. Tell me where you were as the battle begins says the first waves are coming ashore Aboard shoop waiting to go ashore. And we were said deep prepare to disembark at any money. Well, I thought it would be minutes or even hours and not days but the unit I was serving in the FISA insidious scores Signal Battalion was attached to the rain vision and fifths are a single battalion. We supplied P medications. Personnel. For units. Alitalia units, we prefer the CO talkers to. On on he would Jima I was given the distinction of delivering a urgent message to one of the code. Talkers. Radio Jeep and I remember that experience. What was it like working with the code talkers..

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"iwo jima" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles

Veterans Chronicles

04:36 min | 6 months ago

"iwo jima" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles

"Site Fan quite a bit on the beach especially. Because our landings area or zone was in what they call. Deflate fire. Okay, inflate fire. machine guns, and what have you to the right and as we come on the beach? That target was pretty all engulfed, calling cone, shape, conical shape, and so that's the face from both flanks. And made it through that. That's why I got my first, so Japanese sword. Really that Japanese officer. Wow how how big was that battle I mean? How many huge up mountain is mountainous I guess we are there almost maybe three weeks. Something like that is I remember. That we got through that secured that we went to him. And that was smaller operation there. How did that go? Well, we hit. That's my first experience attack. Take him for. Japanese soldiers on the ground following. Thank coming into our position. Of course we took care of that. Caliber was your machine gun. Hours yours. Mine was three caliber. Light machine in course at night. We get our these up, so we have to and some up for what the F. Pale. Final Protective Line I describe how you operate the gun okay. Well first of all you try on generally anti gun or has a tribe on the assistant gunner has the amunition for. And what he does the loans at one. And the gunner fires it. Assent keeps the belt going straight and keeps Another box of ammunition at running in case she get through it. You got an one go. A big was your unit. I would say. About six members true. Most mammo carriers so after ten. Where did you go after gene in? We secured that we came back to Camp Molly. And retrained. Added replenished our personnel retrained. Or trained him, and then we went onto you. Tell me about coming ashore at you. Wo- Okay Company Short, were you? Didn't have experience. we were the first assault wave on the right flight. And we are in then tidiane tractors. At our tractor and a stall out on the. On the beach on the surf, loan. China restarting couldn't restart. We've taking hits all the time and mortars coming in. And No. What else lot of rifle? Far Machine gunfire? So I decided. I'm getting out of that. Can you know so I went over to the side? And over to the side, it was over my head. Coach course somebody has me machine and that didn't help adding. Thirty five more pounds. And I'm soaking wet. And Anyway. Kept Boring about this because this guy is still sight, mistake that tractor. And he wanted to get out of there to. Tractor and I kept saying I bought. The treads keep going around and way would command raise the back of that thing. Would Ditch Y'all you know? And I want to get that machine GONNA get out of there. And so I had some mobile time there. You find like that good drip one up. The gradient onto the beach got up on the beach. Chairman finally got a hold of my. We Reassemble Jim. I say that are on the beach and. FILO fire? And then from there we set up the machine under Mueller's nobody us. So anything up there. Of course she couldn't see the targets. They're underground, or among are caves and Ray. Few people. Did we see I, okay? So we set up machine, start firing, and we must have fired maybe fifty rounds of some..

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"iwo jima" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles

Veterans Chronicles

03:54 min | 6 months ago

"iwo jima" Discussed on Veterans Chronicles

"Marine Corps veteran of World War Two and the battle of Iwojima and Sir. Thank you very much for being with us. You are welcome. Where were you born racer? Well? I was born traverse cabin and. The purpose of Michigan. and. A spot at. Why did you join? The service joined the service in nineteen forty-three three. Trying to get an early listed twice. First Time. They caught me. Because I had somewhat altered my birth certificate. And I tried to make. Five Four. Nineteen! Twenty four has opposed nine hundred, twenty five that maybe eighteen. And so that didn't work. Finally got the word is I'm not in the core after are already taking physical passed. So. They called up with me. Wash that out. And I came from A. Family. My father was A. Father Mother were divorced. When I was three. and. My grandma raised me. In the summertime, my grandma come up. She lives in a different city. MCGRATH MACCI STAY with us? We'd of raised vegetables. And we use these vegetables barter for the things. We didn't have okay. 'cause we were low income family low okay. and. From there in the winter, we hunt and trap. To make our way through did receive. Or not money, but to barter for the things we didn't have because we were light truck farming. Summertime. And saw. It's pretty much the way they trapped brink and mush rats fights. and. What beaver whatever? So that was my background I grew up. There is not new blood. Because, he used uses skim pelts. And Kill the animals if they were alive. and. So I grew up in that atmosphere blood. And smelled flesh. Flushing, animals, what for an Berry and And, so I had a pretty good start for the blood that was to come. That didn't bother me as much so when they actually let you in the marine. Corps where did you go for your basic training? I went to San Diego and. San Diego! Recruit depot went up to camp. Pendleton Camp Elliott and took my training their advanced training. At how soon were you sent overseas? To me. The words. We had no no leave. When overseas assigned to a unit, you went overseas. And where did you go? To well first time Topa why. And then from the WHO went over to Maui and that was our. Our base and malware force for individuals. And where did they send you in the Pacific Theater? You mean the islands. Yes, went to a well the Lai Women Siobhan. was very little mountainous. From Japan for we secured site plan, we win over a Tinian. And secured that. What was your job? My job when I was a machine gunner light machine-gun. And what kind of resistance refacing their?.

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Virginia - Medal of Honor recipient from Battle of Iwo Jima sees Navy warship commissioned in his honor

Newsradio 950 WWJ 24 Hour News

00:22 sec | 11 months ago

Virginia - Medal of Honor recipient from Battle of Iwo Jima sees Navy warship commissioned in his honor

"Officials have commissioned a U. S. navy warship in honor of the last surviving medal of honor recipient from the battle of evil jima a ninety six year old war hero who looked on at the ceremony the USS Hershel woody Williams was commissioned in Norfolk Virginia the USS Williams and expeditionary sea base ship launched

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75th anniversary of iconic photo of Iwo Jima flag raising

KRLD Sunday Morning News

00:27 sec | 11 months ago

75th anniversary of iconic photo of Iwo Jima flag raising

"Sunday marks the seventy fifth anniversary of the taking of one of the most famous photographs in American history CBS news correspondent but Michigan has that story it was seventy five years ago today as the battle of Iwo Jima raged that's six US marines raise the American flag atop mount Suribachi Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal caught the image that became a classic he later account how a flag was already flying but the troops told

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Iwo Jima Memorial now has a fresh look

WTOP 24 Hour News

00:42 sec | 11 months ago

Iwo Jima Memorial now has a fresh look

"The U. S. marine corps war memorial in Arlington known to most of us as the evil Jima memorial now has a fresh look the National Park Service announced the completion of the work just in time for the seventy fifth anniversary of that historic moment when marines raise the American flag over mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima February twenty third nineteen forty five it says visitors will notice a clean wax sculpture brighter re gilded engravings on its pedestal a new lighting and landscaping all that into news videos that tell the stories of the flag raising and of the sculpture itself were made possible thanks to a five point thirty seven million dollar donation from businessman David Rubenstein you can find a link to those videos at WTOP dot

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"iwo jima" Discussed on KCBS All News

KCBS All News

02:44 min | 1 year ago

"iwo jima" Discussed on KCBS All News

"Elementary school parking lot of Sardis have now charged to people for the crime alleging it was part of an ongoing gang rivalry eighteen year old Jason Corneil from Castro valley and a seventeen year old boy from Hey word each have been charged with the November twenty nineteen murders of fourteen year old Sean wedding ten and eleven year old Kevin Hernandez Kevin Dunleavy is with the Alameda county district attorney's office all murders are tragic but when children are gunned down in this particular senseless way it is particularly shocking to the community police also collected drugs weapons and ten thousand dollars in cash from six locations last week we don't know a motive or the names of the street gangs involved authorities do say there could be more arrests California Attorney General hobby or but Serra says his heart goes out to the families well it may not extinguish the anguish that disbelief that apprehension maybe what it does is bring a sense of direction and purpose that we have to find some conclusion some resolution to these types of senseless acts of violence carried a sack KCBS and now the power of love here's CBS news correspondent John Blackstone with this Valentine's day story from Stockton at the age of a hundred and four major bill white remains every year the marine he was in World War two in the battle for Iwo Jima a grenade exploded beside him British hero bull hell I mean he's seen combat but he's never seen so many valentines every every day for weeks Valentine's cards and gifts have been arriving by the truck load of the oaks assisted living center all addressed to major white they're all ocean are very clear blue sky all hell breaks loose it all started simply enough when staff of the oaks in major whites daughter Mary made a small request on social media we were hoping you know is a hundred four years old we get a hundred and for Valentine's that would be cool the last account or somebody ever gave me was a hundred forty thousand different species hundred forty thousand now almost every surface of the assisted living center is covered with valentines they come from school children and veterans and families who knows the sacrifice of service this is my both my father and father in law served in World War two sadly they are both con Marian major white read as many as they can it just says you've stolen the hearts of America so many hearts perhaps never before has Valentine's day brought one person more affection the whole thing or just been beyond my feeble powers of comprehension John Blackstone CBS.

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Marines say soldier in Iwo Jima photo was misidentified – again

10 10 WINS 24 Hour News

00:31 sec | 1 year ago

Marines say soldier in Iwo Jima photo was misidentified – again

"For the second time in recent years the US military says one of the service members seen in that famous photo of six marines raising an American flag at Iwo Jima during World War two has been misidentified they say the man who was second from the right is not private first class Rene Ganon it's corporal Harold Keller in fact the marines sent a letter to Keller's daughter just last week A. P. for photographer Joe Rosenthal won a Pulitzer Prize for that picture he and the marines have long disputed accusations that the

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Trump emphasizes U.S. military might at "Salute to America"

Mac and Gaydos

03:58 min | 1 year ago

Trump emphasizes U.S. military might at "Salute to America"

"In an extraordinary display of military might the president has wanted for quite some time and president trump is delivering the speech that he said he would deliver but it's a non partisan speech honoring primarily the military all branches of the military including a branch you said is soon to come the space force in November of seventeen seventy five the Continental Congress created two battalions of a new kind of warrior one who kept it would protect our ships and sailors and be at home both the show and the mast with musket in hand versatility was proven in the war of independence when two hundred and thirty four continental marines conducted their first amphibious ready capturing the British supply of gunpowder in cannons at fort Dassel ever since marines have fought in every American war there legend is grown and grown and grown with each passing year it was the marines who won America's first overseas battle vanquishing Barbary pirates on the shores of Tripoli there are highs stiff collar which shielded them from the pirate sword earned them the immortal name Leatherneck it was the marines who after two long days about March through the halls of Montezuma it was the marines you took heavy casualties to kick the Kaiser's troops out of Belleau wood in World War one earning the title devil dogs and it was the marines who raised the flag on the black sands of Iwo Jima the Jews soon reservoir J. son from Helmand representing that have struck will just switch into the hearts of our children to serve as a result ways lead the way after the nineteen eighty three marine barracks bombing in Beirut which claimed the lives of two hundred and forty one great US servicemen when the commandant of the marine corps came to visit his hospital sergeant Nash and had to feel for the general scholar he wanted to feel his four stars he could not see and he could not speak he signaled for pen and paper and with shaking hands he wrote two words semper fi semper fidelis always faithful burns in the soul of every marine a sacred promise the car has kept since the birth of our country they are the elite masters of air and land and sea or on battlefields all across the globe they are the United States marines the marine corps today will be a brand new V. H. ninety two soon to serve as marine one along with two V. twenty two ospreys from the famed HMX

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"iwo jima" Discussed on SOFREP Radio

SOFREP Radio

04:18 min | 2 years ago

"iwo jima" Discussed on SOFREP Radio

"And he thought was the son of one of the men who raise the flag at Iwo Jima. And it was interesting because divorce who you met who is the executive producer is interviewing this guy about we did that favorite place in America segment. But also interviewing them about the book and saying what a hero that his dad was. And he was extremely antiwar. And he was just like, yeah. I don't see it as roic. I don't see it as something. I'm proud of. And it was actually like the complete opposite of what you thought. And he was very adamant about his antiwar stance. But came out I think a couple of years later was that apparently his father did raise a flag at Iwo Jima. But it was not the iconic photo of the flag raised Ideo Jimmy. He thought it was it's not like he was contrasting false information. But apparently there were several men who thought that they raised the flag and that I conduct photo. But that it turned out it wasn't them. And he actually made a statement. I remember in the article that he was like I had my suspicions that it might have been a different one. But it's it's not like, he was you know, you know, I think when we look back and we reflect back on war, particularly as veterans. We all have our own perspectives. And some of us come to this conclusion become very anti-war, and there's nothing necessarily wrong with that. It's okay to to have that stance or have that view. I just think there's something incredibly disingenuous about serving in combat so enthusiastically, and I wanted to be there. I was volunteer. But then coming home after the facts ban like in now. Now, I go to a liberal university or whatever. And now I wanna fit in with that crowd. So all of a sudden, I'm an antiwar activist or whatever I don't believe that shit for a second. You look at people like that. It's like. I'm not buying it. Although I mean, people do change. Absolutely. I just think it's important distinguish the difference between when you served enthusiastically involuntarily, but then the second you get out of the military, all of a sudden, the horrors of war and all this kind of stuff. It's like I can get it on some level in that. I think that's why I mean, it's known. That's why guys are recruited at like seventeen eighteen because they're not knowledgeable about this type of stuff. Yeah. I wanna see some action. They're not well read up on politics. And then they come back, home and their view of this thing is completely changed. I get absolutely. I mean war will change you for sure. And that's why I say I mean, I don't hold it against anyone for coming back from war and having antiwar sentiments, I mean, that's perfectly reasonable to feel that way. I just think that some people are disingenuous and how they express it. Or if nothing else, they're not honest about their own frame of mind, when they served they try to make themselves out to be like victims, you know, that their consent was manufactured by the machine and the institutions of government. It's like, no, you're kind of responsible for your own actions. I in you know, if you went over there, and you did some things you probably shouldn't have done you're responsible for that to which we talked about on the woke that spot. We've talked about a lot of this stuff in the past. I understand the people who do come back for sure. And I think even you would be in this category come back, and they're adamant about you know, that war is an absolute last last year. Yeah. Well, you have a little diplomacy. And if that doesn't work then this is our last-resort. I'm very much about pumping the brakes on on the wars. We're fighting right now, I think it's gotten completely out of control. And we now have a war as an institution in this country where we're permanently at war. And it seems like nothing can scale that back. Nothing can stop that. This comes at a time where we're confronting obviously, the global war on terror, but at the same time, we're trying to confront Russia, China, Iran and North Korea and simultaneously fight a war against terrorism worldwide. Okay. Something's gotta give. It's like look at that list of bad guys and pick one..

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Trump commemorates 35th anniversary of Beirut Barracks attack

The WB Show

00:43 sec | 2 years ago

Trump commemorates 35th anniversary of Beirut Barracks attack

"President Trump spoke in the East Room of the White House yesterday during a ceremony to Mark thirty five years since a deadly nineteen Eighty-three bombing of a marine barracks. In Beirut, Lebanon were gathered together on this solemn occasion to fulfill our most Reverend and sacred duty thirty five years ago. Two hundred and forty one American service members were murdered in the terrorist attack our marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon was a very sad period of time at the time. The bombing was the deadliest attack against US marines since the World War Two battle of Iwo Jima in nineteen forty five

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"iwo jima" Discussed on Dose of Leadership

Dose of Leadership

02:13 min | 2 years ago

"iwo jima" Discussed on Dose of Leadership

"I mean, all the strikes me talking about a good friend of mine. He was a World War Two vet Iwo Jima mazing story. He'll cliffnote version. He lied about his age in join the ring crony sixteen after World War Two, right? Saul sauce stuff. You just can't even imagine right miracle story. But McQueen of it is when I was talking to him. He died two years ago moral, Dan, I was talking when he was sick three years ago went down Oklahoma visit him and talking at heard all the stories before. And I just love this, man. He was just what did you in that? You saw so much horrific stuff. Loosened friends. Listen. List? What was out of all that experience? You know in those two years define his life from their outright how he chose. And I said what what is the biggest takeaway? What did you? What's your biggest takeaway from that? And he said I learned how to love another human being deeply, and I was like, oh my God. I was floored and his wife started crying. So. Yeah, that's what he goes. I just I did I saw and I lost all this. But I learned how to love deep, and that's what I see from you. You learn how to love deep really deep and had it forgive and forgive again. And sometimes forgiving yourself. Yeah. And and I told you about my my mom, I I actually reconnected with my dad to did you really the are. They both still with us. Now, my dad passed away in twenty fourteen from lung cancer, but we had to really get years. I'll never forget when I got to that point where my Cup was empty. It was so empty everything that I've like all the faces were coming at me all the situations all the episodes. I mean, I was kind of app is shutdown. Like, I I didn't know where to go like how do I move forward? How do I allow myself to be loved because I was such a damaged right good. I mean, you literally gets those points because when you get to that next level you look at the people around you you realize that you're different different like the your conversations completely different. So your time vet coming back yet. Really? And so I needed to go back and make amends for my pass..

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"iwo jima" Discussed on KSFO-AM

KSFO-AM

03:14 min | 2 years ago

"iwo jima" Discussed on KSFO-AM

"I think of the American GI Who died at Iwo Jima Who died at Guadalcanal Who died at Guam who died on d day Who died at the battle of the bulge and, on and on and on I think of the men who died in the Korean war, almost fifty thousand I think of the men who died in the Vietnam war almost sixty thousand I think. The men who died during an eight year war of independence the revolutionary war Who never, got to enjoy The outcome of that war I think of the over seven hundred thousand casualties. In the American civil war I think of the men and women Who died in Iraq In afghanistan Syria All over the, world I think the men and women who are serving now Many of whom are listening to this program The here, the governor of one of our largest states Say america Was never. That great America was never that great In. The media let it pass Like Gaz, in the night Spending more time on Ariza who is inconsequential Spending more time on a porn actress stormy Daniels who is of no consequence whatsoever Here you have a sitting governor of one of our largest states who wants to be president of the United States with a brother who works at CNN Saying America was never that great Andrew Cuomo has never put his life on the line for anything Chris Cuomo has never put his life on the line for anything There are people Who've given up careers outside. Of the military Families without husbands and wives fathers and mothers Going off to war To defend America that. Was never, that great you know I am focused on this because this is the mentality of the same men who take a knee at the football game, who pretend to be patriotic. And care about. This country but worry about social Justice now they don't they don't. Think America was ever.

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Travis, Nba and Dwane Casey discussed on The Sporting Life

The Sporting Life

00:50 sec | 2 years ago

Travis, Nba and Dwane Casey discussed on The Sporting Life

"Probably imposing travis this article says the nba's toronto raptors fire head coach dwane casey on friday just two days after his peers voted him the league's coach of the year is that different than the official coach of the year wooden boats are awesome man well l converted minesweepers less like i mean this is the guy that starred in the sands of iwo jima and he wrote up on a boat that probably was involved in the battle of iwo jima and he just needs some gas radio and the espn app i'm looking at my phone and i kinda look open to my left.

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"iwo jima" Discussed on KELO

KELO

01:39 min | 3 years ago

"iwo jima" Discussed on KELO

"And welcome back to coast to coast our guest don brown is a former us navy jagger officer that's in the legal branch who served in the pentagon where he provided legal advice to the secretary of the navy the judge advocate general of the navy he now pens legal and military thrillers about the navy ensue oh doing he is developed an uncanny track record for predicting future events in his novels welcome to the program don i'm looking forward to it good to have you back george it is good to be back with you have done many many doesn't the talk radio interviews and nobody does a better interviews so i'm happy to be with a felony humana night thanks for having me it helps being in the navy to oh my gosh the criteria for admission i'd like this story the last fighter pilot it's amazing telling about this is my second work of nonfiction you're you're kind enough to having on a couple for years ago are on my novels novel navy seal extortion seventeen last fighter pilot is the truth story of the final combat mission a world war two it is a story of historical fact it the story that has not been told up until now is about a mission flown by a two young fifty p fifty one pilots off of iwo jima on august four fourteen 1945 to put an historical perspective that with five days after we dropped a second atomic bomb on nagasaki on japan nagasaki the warning not end president truman basically call it a truce for a day or so to try to give.

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