It's the motto of any soldier: Never leave a fallen man behind. It's the way to be. Only a coward would leave someone behind, or to allow them to face an enemy alone. No matter what the cost never leave anyone behind.
USS Indianapolis - Survivors in shark infested waters. Only 321 survived of the approximately 900 men who went into water. Many died from shark attacks. My brother-in-law's grandfather was one of the survivors.
Friday Firepower: USS Iowa in high-res (44 HQ Photos)
Three American soldiers lie half-buried in the sand at Buna Beach on New Guinea. This photo was taken in February but not published until September, when it became the first image of dead American troops to appear in LIFE during World War II
Catholic men need encouragement in holiness. We need to be taught by our shepherds, the bishops, what our vocation as Catholic men means. Most of all, we need a call to arms, a challenge to live in a counter-cultural fashion.
Scenes of 'Fury': The Brutal Reality of Tank Warfare in World War II