Harriet Tubman became famous as a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad during the turbulent 1850s. Born a slave on Maryland's eastern shore, she endured the harsh existence of a field hand, including brutal beatings. In 1849 she fled slavery, despite a bounty on her head, she returned to the South at least 19 times to lead her family & hundreds of other slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad. Tubman also served as a scout, spy and nurse during the Civil War. #tubman
The Kochs are longtime libertarians who believe in drastically lower personal and corporate taxes, minimal social services for the needy, and much less oversight of industry—especially environmental regulation.
CCS recon team rehearsing amphibious insertion techniques using several RB-3 inflatables. By 1969, the NVA were so well-aware of SOG's airmobile insertion/extraction procedures, it became imperative they develop new methods. Among those were HALO and amphibious, but helicopters remained the most common. In the sequel to Gentle Propositions, I write about one such amphibious insertion into Cambodia via Brown Water Navy PBRs.
”The first look he has in the movie is what we refer to as ‘the stealth suit,’ which is his uniform that he wears now as an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. It’s a suit that he goes on covert operations in. It’s...