Great article about a military naval aviation Pioneer who put the F-14 Tomcat on the map forever.
Read a touching tribute about his death on July 24th, 2021 HERE.
Chester W. Nimitz was born on February 24, 1885 – and today would have been his 136th birthday. The National Museum of the Pacific War is located in Fredericksburg. Texas because Nimitz grew up here and he was a major figure in the U.S. victory over Japan in WWII.
Nimitz reached the pinnacle of naval leadership when he was promoted to the 5-star rank of Fleet Admiral in late 1944. As the Commander in Chief, Pacific Ocean Area, heledmore than two million men and women, 5,000 ships and 20,000 planes in the Pacific Theater.
He was known to be a congenial and accessible leader and that sailors loved and respected him. He is pictured here at the “Old Texas Roundup” speaking to his guests - sailors, soldiers and Marines who hailed from Texas. The barbeque was held on…
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It is befitting that we remember the 78th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor today as the terror attack in Florida that killed three and wounded eight is still fresh in our minds. So often terror attacks like this get forgotten so easily because of the nature and agenda of the 24 hours news cycle.
We have to understand that the NATURE of ALL WARFARE is DECEPTION.
That is how the Japanese succeeded 78 years ago and how jihadist have succeeded in killing thousands of Americans ON OUR OWN SOIL for the past 30+ years.
But don’t fool yourself in thinking that jihadist are our only enemy.
It’s not that simple.
Their are scores of others who at this very moment hold high positions in local, State and Federal Government that want the same thing as this POS jihadist wanted: THE WHOLESALE DESTRUCTION OF AMERICA.
Open your Eyes and Keep Your Guns Loaded.
Hard Times are Coming Down.
Stay Alert, Armed and Dangerous!
December 7,1941, is a date that will live in infamy.”
As we note the 78th anniversary of the bombing, how many people still think about Pearl Harbor?
Not many I know. I have heard the comment that it was so long ago.
I will always remember Pearl Harbor, and our daughters will be taught about Pearl Harbor.
They will be taught to honor the memory of the people who lost their lives there and in the war.
Both attacks were made by fanatical cowards.
Just as then, we are now in a fight for freedom.
Like then, the fanatics must be wiped out by whatever means are necessary.
Let’s take a look back at the attack at Pearl Harbor.
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