A Drone’s Eye View of the Arthur Kill Ship Graveyard at New York; Today, many of these ships and other vessels as well lie on the shallow Potomac bottom
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As Iran continues their dangerous crusade to expand terror in the Middle East the U.S. has stopped fighting Tehran and begun supporting it. President Obama has given the state permission for nuclear capacity and now he has priced American lives in order to fund their war against us.
Some of our elected officials seem to have the same thoughts and have taken the matter into their own hands by removing papers from newsstands and suggesting, even to a threatening point that certain things or people should not be allowed on our airwaves.
History in Photos: There was a Democrat politician, a camel herder and a camel who walked in a bar…
UPDATE: Alan Brylawski died in Florida – This interview with Alan Brylawski recalls the tough days of the war in Europe and horrors of Buchenwald
Alan Brylawski, 85, says funny things happen at war, though some horrors still haunt him.
“I am an optimist and humorist. I don’t take life too seriously,” the World War II veteran said.
War has been part of human culture since man got out of the cave, Brylawski says. “It’s senseless, there are no winners. We slaughter people. Everybody loses.” He said the kind of horror one man perpetrates on another during war is inconceivable, adding once the enemy is demonized everything becomes okay.
“It is either you do it or they are going to do it to you. So self-preservation says you do it first,” he said. “When you see bullets pass you, there’s no question you are under fire. At that point the enemy becomes a demon, devoid of humanity.”
We put beer on ice in garbage cans, booze and paper cups on boards, and the customers helped themselves. “Rue’s Roost” never closed! All our help pitched in on the move. Fran Harris came with us on the Friday morning of the opening.
Albert Hayden returns home after being killed on USS Oklahoma in sneak Jap attack at Pearl Harbor 75 years later
There are nearly 83,000 service member who died in wars overseas who are still listed as missing.
The Maryland State Police investigators conducted a surveillance of the meeting, which occurred at Frederick’s home. The County Commissioner gave Frederick $2,500. Shortly after the transaction, Frederick was arrested by state troopers.
As a result, there was a lack of assurance that all collections were forwarded to the College and ultimately deposited.”
History in Photos: St. Peter Claver Catholic Church and Cardinal Gibbons Institute for Colored Students
Financial difficulties resulting from the Great Depression reportedly caused the closing of Cardinal Gibbons in 1933. Cardinal Gibbons was reopened by Father Horace B. McKenna in 1936.