Lessons from a Guerrilla: Marine Raider Frank Sturgis, the Fight for Freedom and Mastering Logistics

Lessons from a Guerrilla: Marine Raider Frank Sturgis, the Fight for Freedom and Mastering Logistics

 

Awesome write up by NC Scout on former USMC Raider and CIA agent Frank Sturgis.

Being both a military history buff and a student of guerilla warfare the book Warrior: Frank Sturgis—The CIA’s #1 Assassin-Spy, Who Nearly Killed Castro But Was Ambushed by Watergate  is a treasure trove.

Highly recommended.

 

War Movies Worth a Damn: The East

‘The East’ Shows Why Indonesia’s War of Independence Is a Bridge Between WWII and Vietnam

 

Before you watch the movie it would do you good to familarize yourself with the History of this little known War, often called “The Dutch Vietnam”:

As an amateur military historian and writer, I really enjoyed the authentic “feel” of this movie.

Was it over the top in parts? Sure, but all great war movies are in one way or another.

Early Cold War Conflicts like this that show the basic tenets of Asymmetrical Warfare are really important for the armed citizen to study.

 

On this Day in History: Che Guevera Executed

On This Day — Che Guevara Is Executed (October 9 1967)

 

A red letter date in the fight against the spread of the cancer of Communism in the Northern Hemisphere.

Note: If you ever want to read a really entertaining novel about this incident, check out Killing Che by Chuck Pfarrer.

Moscow Rules By Black3

With the way the world is moving, here’s a little bit of Cold War history. Moscow Rules are developed from CIA agents working in the former Soviet Union and Warsaw Pact and have been cited many times in different movies and books. They are also enshrined at the National Intelligence Museum in Washington, D.C. As…

Moscow Rules By Black3 — American Partisan

The Bad Ass Files: Larry Thorne

Larry Thorne Hated Communists So Much He Joined 3 Armies to Kill Them

 

This guy joined three Armies to kill Commies in more than three countries!

That is inspiring Dedication!