May 6, 1986: Nick Popaditch arrives at the Receiving Barracks, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California.
April 9, 2003: An AP photographer captures a striking image seen around the world of the Gunny Sergeant smoking a victory cigar in his tank, the haunting statue of Saddam Hussein hovering in the background. Popaditch is immortalized forever as "The Cigar Marine."
April 6, 2004: The tanker fights heroically in the battle for Fallujah and suffers grievous head wounds that leave him legally blind and partially deaf. The USMC awards him with a Silver Star for his valor and combat innovation…
Once a Marine: An Iraq War Tank Commander's Inspirational Memoir of Combat, Courage, and Recovery. This incredible story makes it obvious why we're voting for NICK POPADITCH over his opponent, liar Bob Filner
War in Afghanistan.
Why Afghanistan is a lost cause.
by H. Duthel, ex French Foreign Legion, Ret'd Colonel, twice Consul in France in Germany.
Over USD4 bn in cash flies out of Kabul
Corruption a way of life in Afghanistan
America is performing its familiar role of propping up a dictator
Afghan Puppet, President Hamid Karzai, more corrupt then tall.
US forces were participating in a civil war in Vietnam while claiming they were supporting democracy and the sovereignty of the country.
In Lebanon in 1982, they claimed to be supporting the "democratically" elected President Amin Gemayel and took the Christian Maronite side in the civil war…
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The firebombing of Tokyo.Strategic Air Command. John F. Kennedy. Dr. Strangelove. George Wallace. All of these have one man in common - General Curtis Lemay, who remains as enigmatic and controversial as he was in life.Until now. Warren Kozak traces the trajectory of America's most infamous general , from his firebombing of Tokyo, guardianship of the U.S. Nuclear arsenal in the Cold War, frustrated career in government and short lived political run. Curtis Lemay's life spanned an epoch in American military history, from the small U.S. army air corps of the interwar years to the nuclear age…
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