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We Were Soldiers: Sergeant Major Basil L. Plumley – Veteran of WWII, Korea & Vietnam

We Were Soldiers: The Amazing Sergeant Major Basil L. Plumley – Veteran of WWII, Korea & Vietnam

Moses Williams, who started his military career as an illiterate soldier and later became commander of Fort Stevens near what is now Astoria, Ore.     Williams died in 1899 and is buried in Vancouver. Flipper said the former Buffalo Soldier was one of the most decorated soldiers in the history of the U.S. government.

Ordnance Sergeant Moses Williams, a former slave who was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1896 for his actions as a member of the US Cavalry "Buffalo Soldiers" Regiment.

A Young Rommel proudly poses with his ‘Blue Max’

A young Erwin Rommel sometime during the World War I. He had been decorated with both the and Class Iron Cross, and the Pour le Mérite.

Black US soldiers in France, 1944, World War II. Fought for a country that never cared about their existence. Much respect to my brothers lost on the wrong battlefield.:

I’ve seen the obstacles men face in developing trusting relationships with other men. These obstacles come in all shapes and sizes.

Vietnam War Medical KIA - Capt. Eleanor Grace Alexander (September 18, 1940 - November 30, 1967), an Army nurse stationed at the 85th Evacuation Hospital in Qui Nhon, had been sent to a hospital in Pleiku to help out during a push. With her when the plane crashed on the return trip to Qui Nhon were three other nurses, Hedwig Diane Orlowski, Jerome E. Olmstead, and Kenneth R. Shoemaker. Alexander was 27.

Honoring Capt Eleanor Grace Alexander, died in South Vietnam. Honor her so she is not forgotten.

Lost & Found: Erich Hartmann

The highest scoring ace of all time was the great German Luftwaffe expert Erich Hartmann with 352 aerial kills.

A young Marine private waits on the beach during the Marine landing Da Nang Vietnam 1965

A young Marine private waits on the beach during the Marine landing Da Nang Vietnam 1965

Youngest Vietnam War US Marine Was 14 Years Old When He Joined, He Was Killed In Action Age 15

Youngest Vietnam War US Marine Was 14 Years Old When He Joined, He Was Killed In Action Age 15

Youngest Vietnam War US Marine Was 14 Years Old, He Was Killed In Action Age Think based on the details above young men are drafted to going into to war as a very young age and they can get shot and killed at such a young age

Francis Sherman "Frank" Currey (born in 1925) one of four living Medal of Honor recipients of the war. During the war he was a technical seargant and he earned his Medal of Honor for his action in Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge 1944. Citation: He was an automatic rifleman with the 3rd Platoon defending a strong point near Malmedy Belgium on 21 December 1944 when the enemy launched a powerful attack. Overrunning tank destroyers and antitank guns located near the strong point German…

Francis Sherman “Frank” Currey (born in one of four living Medal of Honor recipients of the war. During the war he was a technical seargant, and he earned his Medal of Honor for his action in.

"Fire Base #25 in the Central Highlands of South Vietnam back in 1968-1969. I was an infantryman in the 3rd platoon with Charlie Company of the 3rd Batallion, 12th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division" ~ Vietnam War

"Fire Base in the Central Highlands of South Vietnam back in I was an infantryman in the platoon with Charlie Company of the Batallion, Infantry, Infantry Division" ~ Vietnam War

#Vietnam #Wars #TheHog #Guns #Gunnery

#Vietnam #Wars #TheHog #Guns #Gunnery

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