World War II

World War II

Save One For Hachioji

When my family and I first came to Japan, in Spring,1972, we flew on an American contract airline, via Honolulu and Wake Island, from Travis AFB, California. We arrived at Yokota AFB in the northeast outskirts of greater Tokyo at night. An Army staff car and driver picked us ...
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Let’s remember Pearl Harbor . . . and the start of the American era

USS Arizona (BB-39) burning after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Source National Archives (Catalog ID 195617)
USS Arizona (BB-39) burning after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Source Natl Archives (Catalog ID 195617)   Wow! Magazine by Bookworm Room We remember Pearl Harbor, not just because it was an infamous attack on a peaceful nation, but because it marked the start of America’s world dominance. ...
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Ripples… From Pearl to Paterson

[This is a re-post of an essay published on December 7, 2016 and December 7, 2012 by our friend/fellow patriot, Moos.] The Attack On December 7th 1941, on an otherwise peaceful Sunday morning on a beautiful Hawaiian island, the first wave of Japanese airplanes left 6 aircraft carriers and ...
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As Pearl Harbor Survivors Dwindle, Their Stories Remain Timeless

[This is a re-post from December 7, 2017.] DoD Live By Katie Lange Defense Media Activity Dec. 7 marks the 76th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, a sneak attack by the Japanese in 1941 that took many American lives and thrust the United States into World War ...
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Revising History, Ignoring the Holocaust, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Compares Fighting Climate Change to War against Nazi Germany

Our Monday morning Progressive jackass award goes to Bernie Sanders’ red diaper grand-baby, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who compared climate change to Nazi, Germany. First off, how does one mention World War II, Nazi Germany while omitting the Holocaust? Second, how does Ocascio link what she sees as the “urgency” to take on ...
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Gai-jin (ガイジン) Redux

Gaijin, pronounced “guy-jin” is a Japanese word meaning “foreigner”. But it is much more than that. I lived in Japan 1972-1975 as an Army officer. And I had studied Japanese for four semesters in college to satisfy my language requirements. A solid C-student, I came away with the speaking ...
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D-Day and America Today

Veterans’ Tales by Allen Ness 300,000 American Soldiers assaulted the continent of Europe ion June sixth of 1944.  They died by the thousands as they tried to gain a beach-head allowing access into Nazi Germany.  My closest brothers went the night before, the Airborne Divisions. I don’t know if ...
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From My CP: 76 Years Ago Today, Kickin’ Out the Footlights With The 442nd Infantry Regiment

Unified Patriots by Nessa If I can steal and adapt a line from Robin Williams, the weather here is cold and shitty with further cold and shitty in the forecast. Its been snowing since I left for work this morning and is forecast to continue till noon tomorrow. Of ...
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