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This rare Tiffany Cross variant of the Medal of Honor was earned by Marine First Lieutenant Christian Schilt. Schilt served in WWI, the Banana Wars, WWII, and Korea. His Medal of Honor citation follows: Citation: During the progress of an insurrection at Quilali, Nicaragua, 6, 7, and 8 January 1928, 1st Lt. Schilt, then a member of a marine expedition which had suffered severe losses in killed and wounded, volunteered under almost impossible conditions to evacuate the wounded by air and…

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Banana Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

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the only Marine officer to be awarded the Medal of Honor TWICE - one in Vera Cruz in 1914 and the other in Haiti in 1915. Known as "Old Gimlet Eye"


Young women cupcake wars mutual activity- each team had station with pictured ingredients and were able to pick two mystery ingredients from a table of many options to make the most creative "divine nature" inspired cupcake. They were judged based on three criteria- taste, presentation, creativity. The winning cupcake had a temple on top sculpted out of banana!

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Real photo postcard rppc banana wars u.s.s columbia us battleship 1910-1916

It is probably somewhere in the Caribbean, this soldier/sailor was everywhere during the Banana Wars. Circa 1915. They have no identification, but appear to be the collection of a United States Marine or a Sailor who participated in the Campaigns of the Banana Wars.


Frank Bonomo was a long-time member of the Bonanno Crime Family, who briefly may have served as a capodecina (group leader) during the late 1970s. Equally adept at avoiding the attention of law enforcement and the wrath of rivals, he survived the New York gangland “Banana War” and lived to the age of 86


Banana Pudding Cupcakes Recipe ~ oh so good!

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History according to Tumblr (18 Photos)

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Banana Wars

Marines americanos posan con una bandera en 1932. Augusto César Sandino líder de la guerrilla luchó contra estas tropas que ocuparon Nicaragua desde 1912 hasta 1933, cuando fueron "rechazadas".