Veterans' Tales

Veterans’ Tales

Imprinting America on Kids

This short piece is for Teaching Vets (who would appreciate your support) and who someday will plant these seed as he/she looks into a room full of un-woke teenagers. This also applies to home-schooling parents (and many blessings on your House for your undertaking) and of course, regular citizens today who should be asking ...
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USSR COMMUNIST ART and POLITICAL POSTERS

USSR Communist Party Album, (5) Five Lenin Portraits PRICE: $20.00 includes shipping. Pay via DONATE Button Ready to frame/display. Undated, 1960s, 18 x11 on glossy stock, from a larger collection, no portfolio cover, with modest chinks along 3 edges SOVIET PORTFOLIO of 18 Color Prints of Historic Russian Art ...
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1885 Historic Treaty Tapestry, Battenberg/Mountbatten Family in Bulgaria, 1 of 7

Veterans’ Tales by Vassar Bushmills Creating Modern State of Bulgaria under first Tsar, Alexander the First, of Battenberg (Germany)        1877 Treaty of San Stefano – 1884 Plovdiv Accords —-$9,700.00 There were reportedly seven (7) of these made in Vienna, to commemorate the breaking away of Bulgaria from the ...
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Early History of US Army Advisers and MAAG Mission in Vietnam, 1959-1963

Seems you can’t turn your head without finding our friend SGM Fred Barnes in the middle of history. Last year we introduced Fred as an E-3 trooper whose unit was brought into to witness (as guinea pigs) the first and only firing of the Army’s famous atomic cannon in the Nevada desert in ...
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The Meaning and History of Molon Labe

spartan, Greek sculpture, 300 Source: gancheva (Pixabay)
(Reprinted from “Bearing Arms.com”, Mar 23, 2019, Author: Tom Knighton) If there’s one phrase that’s ubiquitous throughout the firearm community, it may well be the words “Molon Labe.” The phrase adorns stickers, rifles, and more than a few tattoos among the pro-gun crowd. However, it also seems that a number ...
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When Hollywood Volunteered to go to War

Boston Red Sox Player Ted Williams swearing intoU SNavy 1942 Source: US Military/Wikipedia
March 29, 2019 is Vietnam Veterans Day. Boston Red Sox Player Ted Williams swearing into USNavy 1942 Source: US Military/Wikipedia   Those veterans, called Baby Boomers, all recognize these Hollywood stars who served in the military during World War II. It’s called a handshake. Obviously this is not the ...
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Tootsie Rolls and “The Chosin Few”

Photo: Battle of Chosin Reservoir, Korean War by Corporal Peter McDonald, USMC - Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain.
  From our friend Mike Collins and his pals: (Note: My wife’s uncle Phillip was one of those Marines. Her father was oder and served on a tin can in the Phillipine Sea but saw no real action. He always looked up to his baby brother as the real ...
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Army Air Corps, WWII, “OK Boys, Put Some Clothes on those Girls”

“Ok boys, put some clothes on those girls.  We’re going home!” Apparently no one worried about nose art on the bombers…over there. (I don’t know who originally wrote this, but it was provided by one of our regular contributors, Ray Kasey, of New Jersey. Did you know that more airmen died in WWII ...
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