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Mitchell Cheever
Mitchell Cheever • 2 years ago

General George Patton

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General George Patton

"It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived." George S. Patton

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Wedding photo of General George Patton and Beatrice Ayer. Throughout his miliatry career, George wrote the most beautiful love letters to Beatrice - "I love you so, Bea ... I am not so hellish young and it is not spring, yet still I love you just as much as if we were 22 again on the baseball grandstand at West Point the night I graduated."

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The Fallen. D-Day Tribute in Arromanches, France to those who died in Operation Neptune, June 6, 1945. Nine thousand silhouettes in the sand.

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The man who saved the world, at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Vasilli Arkhipov of the Soviet submarine B-59 refused to agree with his Captain's order to launch nuclear torpedos against US warships and setting off what might well have been a superpower nuclear war. . Arkhipov refused to agree - unanimous consent of 3 officers was required - and thanks to him, the world was saved from being scarred badly. His story is finally being told - the BBC is airing a documentary

This is a very striking picture of FDR.