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  • Canal Boulevard business robbed at gunpoint, NOPD says

    03/04/2014 6:02:07 PM PST · by BBell · 7 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 3/4/14 | Robert McClendon
    A man robbed a Canal Boulevard business at gunpoint Monday (March3) evening in New Orleans, police said. The suspect, whom NOPD did not describe, entered the business at about 5:15 p.m armed with a pearl-handed revolver.
  • The Mysterious Death of Gen. George S. Patton (Was it really an "accident"?)

    11/22/2012 10:20:03 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 56 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/22/2012 | Robert K. Wilcox
    Sixty-seven years ago, on a cold December 9th in 1945 Germany, legendary American general George S. Patton was injured in a strange auto "accident" on a road outside Mannheim, near the Rhine River. The opinionated anticommunist died twelve days later. Today, the evidence that he was murdered -- the first in a line of postwar political assassinations including that of President John F. Kennedy -- is mounting. In 2008 my book about Patton's mysterious death, Target: Patton, was published by Regnery with the core evidence, including: * Patton was the only passenger hurt that cold day in what essentially was...
  • Christmas 1944, when we said NUTS to the enemy

    12/18/2011 5:50:58 PM PST · by NEWwoman · 43 replies
    smithsk.blogspot.com ^ | December 17, 2011 | smithsk
    December 1944 World War Two was in overdrive. The major powers were slugging it out about the world - in Europe, Africa, and in the Pacific for 5 long years already- since 1939. The United States had entered the fray when the US Congress had declared war on Japan (December 8, 1941) for attacking Pearl Harbor (December 7, 1941). Then on December 11, 1941, Germany and Italy had declared war on the United States. We were in the war for the long haul. Early December 1944, we had thought the war, at least in Europe, would be over in a...
  • Patton’s speech to the troops

    12/01/2009 10:03:07 PM PST · by narses · 28 replies · 2,021+ views
    Be Seated. Men, this stuff we hear about America wanting to stay out of the war, not wanting to fight, is a lot of bullshit. Americans love to fight - traditionally. All real Americans love the sting and clash of battle. When you were kids, you all admired the champion marble player; the fastest runner; the big league ball players; the toughest boxers. Americans love a winner and will not tolerate a loser. Americans despise cowards. Americans play to win - all the time. I wouldn't give a hoot in hell for a man who lost and laughed. That's why...
  • "The Speech" - General George S. Patton, Jr. (WARNING: Profanity!!)

    09/15/2001 12:43:15 PM PDT · by StoneColdGOP · 181 replies · 8,734+ views
    The Patton Society ^ | Posted September 15th, 2001 - Originally delivered June 5th, 1944 | George S. Patton, Jr. - General, United States Army
    "THE SPEECH" Somewhere in England, June 5th, 1944... "Be seated." "Men, this stuff that some sources sling around about America wanting out of this war, not wanting to fight, is a crock of bullshit. Americans love to fight, traditionally. All real Americans love the sting and clash of battle. You are here today for three reasons. First, because you are here to defend your homes and your loved ones. Second, you are here for your own self respect, because you would not want to be anywhere else. Third, you are here because you are real men and all real men ...
  • General Patton's Address to the Troops

    10/27/2001 4:52:30 PM PDT · by Bubba_Leroy · 26 replies · 4,606+ views
    United States Naval Academy Class of 1963 ^ | May 31, 1944 | Gen. George S. Patton
    Patton's Speech to the Troops in England May 31, 1944 Men, this stuff that some sources sling around about America wanting out of this war, not wanting to fight, is a crock of bullsh_t. Americans love to fight, traditionally. All real Americans love the sting and clash of battle. You are here today for three reasons. First, because you are here to defend your homes and your loved ones. Second, you are here for your own self respect, because you would not want to be anywhere else. Third, you are here because you are real men and all real men ...
  • Patton’s Speech to the Third Army

    11/09/2001 12:08:22 PM PST · by Earl B. · 5 replies · 3,905+ views
    National Review Online (Weekend Edition) ^ | June 5, 1944 | General George S. Patton
    Patton’s Speech to the Third Army “Americans play to win all of the time.” By General George S. Patton, June 5, 1944 November 10-11, 2001 EDITOR'S NOTE: The Allies had been gathering in lower England for many months, setting for the greatest amphibious invasion in the history of the world and warfare. It was June 5, 1944. The invasion of the French coast at Normandy had already been delayed once when General Eisenhower gave the green light for the commencement of "Operation Overlord." On the evening of the 5th, the Allied gliders and parachutists would enter the interior of ...
  • General Patton s Speech Somewhere in England June 5th, 1944

    06/30/2002 8:57:02 AM PDT · by Lockbox · 19 replies · 1,552+ views
    War Room ^ | 6/5/1944 | General Patton
    Herein follows a copy of General Patton's (unabridged) speech to 3rd Army on the eve of D-Day. Although not Politically Correct by contemporary standards, in the context of the pending invasion of Europe and the human losses anticipated, it communicated an important message to his target audience. General Patton’s Speech Somewhere in England June 5th, 1944 "Be seated." Men, this stuff that some sources sling around about America wanting out of this war, not wanting to fight, is a crock of bullshit. Americans love to fight, traditionally. All real Americans love the sting and clash of battle. You are here...
  • General Patton's "Blood and Guts" Speech the Troops (Warning Language)

    03/17/2003 5:26:05 AM PST · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 21 replies · 5,443+ views
    General Patton
    The Speech Given somewhere in England on June 5th, 1944 "Be seated." Men, this stuff that some sources sling around about America wanting out of this war, not wanting to fight, is a crock of bullshit. Americans love to fight, traditionally. All real Americans love the sting and clash of battle. You are here today for three reasons. First, because you are here to defend your homes and your loved ones. Second, you are here for your own self-respect, because you would not want to be anywhere else. Third, you are here because you are real men and all real...
  • Patton's Third Army Activated August 1, 1944

    08/01/2003 12:12:25 PM PDT · by WhiskeyPapa · 37 replies · 1,282+ views
    79th Division Website ^ | John J. Pellino
    PATTON'S THIRD ARMY Pre-Operational Phase In Normandy When the Third Army Headquarters landed on French soil, the first thing done was to insure absolute security. In accordance with the plan Overlord, the presence of the Third Army was to be kept secret as long as possible. The idea was to keep the German High Command guessing as to the where- about's  of General Patton.During the first days in the  Allied invasion, the XIX Tactical Air Command, whose primary job was aerial support for the Third Army, established its own headquarters adjacent to the army headquarters. Their detailed planning then started...
  • General Patton Speaks to the Troops

    10/13/2004 2:25:59 PM PDT · by Steve Newton · 7 replies · 599+ views
    http://steven.newton1.home.att.net/ ^ | 2004 | Steven J. Newton
    Well, here we are again today. At war. As I have said many times, war is a constant. After WWI and the “war to end all wars” I told everyone to just wait a while and another one would be right along. I see nothing has changed in that regard and I expect nothing to change in the future. War will always be with us because their will always be tyrants and dictators who think they can rule the world.
  • The Famous Patton Speech

    12/22/2004 3:57:19 AM PST · by Flavius · 27 replies · 1,704+ views
    Patton ^ | June 5th, 1944 | PATTON
    The Famous Patton Speech Background - General Patton's Address to the Troops - Part I Anyone who has ever viewed the motion picture PATTON will never forget the opening. George Campbell Scott, portraying Patton, standing in front of an immensely huge American flag, delivers his version of Patton's "Speech to the Third Army" on June 5th, 1944, the eve of the Allied invasion of France, code named "Overlord". Scott's rendition of the speech was highly sanitized so as not to offend too many fainthearted Americans. Luckily, the soldiers of the American Army who fought World War II were not so...
  • Gen. Patton's Speech (PROFANITY-Complete and uncensored)

    05/30/2006 8:20:05 AM PDT · by 300magnum · 43 replies · 5,054+ views
    G.S. Patton ^ | June 5, 1944
    "Men, this stuff that some sources sling around about America wanting out of this war, not wanting to fight, is a crock of bullshit. Americans love to fight, traditionally. All real Americans love the sting and clash of battle. You are here today for three reasons. First, because you are here to defend your homes and your loved ones. Second, you are here for your own self respect, because you would not want to be anywhere else. Third, you are here because you are real men and all real men like to fight. When you, here, everyone of you, were...
  • Patton to Troops 1944 (must read) warning: graphic language

    01/01/2005 9:01:45 AM PST · by beebuster2000 · 46 replies · 2,368+ views
    Great speeches Timeline ^ | May 17, 1944 | Genl George Patton
    NOTE : This speech contains language that may be considered offensive. User discretion is advised. General George S. Patton, Jr., in characteristic unexpurgated detail, gives his troops a final pep-talk prior to the invasion of Normandy, Enniskillen Manor Grounds, England, May 17, 1944. Men, this stuff some sources sling around about America wanting to stay out of the war and not wanting to fight is a lot of baloney! Americans love to fight, traditionally. All real Americans love the sting and clash of battle. America loves a winner. America will not tolerate a loser. Americans despise a coward; Americans play...
  • General Patton's Address to the Troops(& Date Now, Gen. Patton & Modern World)

    07/25/2007 6:51:22 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 36 replies · 1,585+ views
    m1-garand.com ^ | June 5, 1944 | General George S. Patton, Jr
    Before the commencement of Operation Overlord. Somewhere in England "Men, this stuff that some sources sling around about America wanting out of this war, not wanting to fight, is a crock of bullshit. Americans love to fight, traditionally. All real Americans love the sting and clash of battle. You are here today for three reasons. First, because you are here to defend your homes and your loved ones. Second, you are here for your own self respect, because you would not want to be anywhere else. Third, you are here because you are real men and all real men like...
  • George S. PattonT - To the 3rd Army, June 5, 1944

    06/04/2008 5:28:57 PM PDT · by pissant · 68 replies · 703+ views
    Falcon Party ^ | June 5, 1944 | George S. Patton
    Be Seated. Men, this stuff we hear about America wanting to stay out of the war, not wanting to fight, is a lot of bullsh*t. Americans love to fight - traditionally. All real Americans love the sting and clash of battle. When you were kids, you all admired the champion marble player; the fastest runner; the big league ball players; the toughest boxers. Americans love a winner and will not tolerate a loser. Americans despise cowards. Americans play to win - all the time. I wouldn’t give a hoot in hell for a man who lost and laughed. That’s why...
  • The Famous Patton Speech

    06/03/2009 12:42:40 PM PDT · by DFG · 35 replies · 2,060+ views
    Pattonhq.com ^ | Charles M. Province
    "Men, this stuff that some sources sling around about America wanting out of this war, not wanting to fight, is a crock of bullshit. Americans love to fight, traditionally. All real Americans love the sting and clash of battle. You are here today for three reasons. First, because you are here to defend your homes and your loved ones. Second, you are here for your own self respect, because you would not want to be anywhere else. Third, you are here because you are real men and all real men like to fight. When you, here, everyone of you, were...
  • General Patton was assassinated to silence his criticism of allied war leaders claims new book

    12/20/2008 6:04:53 PM PST · by bruinbirdman · 238 replies · 7,899+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 12/20/2008 | Tim Shipman in Washington
    The newly unearthed diaries of a colourful assassin for the wartime Office of Strategic Services (OSS), the forerunner of the CIA, reveal that American spy chiefs wanted Patton dead because he was threatening to expose allied collusion with Russians that cost American lives. 'We've got a terrible situation with this great patriot, he's out of control and we must save him from himself'. The OSS head General did not trust Patton The death of General Patton in December 1945, is one of the enduring mysteries of the war era. Although he had suffered serious injuries in a car crash in...
  • A Chat w/WW II Vet

    09/15/2008 6:13:36 AM PDT · by 7thson · 36 replies · 419+ views
    My wife and I went to a Republican fund-raiser this weekend - a wine-tasting party. At our table an eldery couple sat down - both in their late 80's. The man was a WW II vet. Joked that he joined the army in 1940 only for one year and ended up getting out in 1946. Was in the Normandy invasion all the way to Germany. Was part of the group that liberated Dachau. Swore up and down that Patton was the greatest general ever. Had some good conversation with both he and his wife.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: Quotes from Gen. Patton ~ Aug. 6, 2007

    08/05/2007 3:30:55 PM PDT · by StarCMC · 236 replies · 13,238+ views
    Linked in thread | Petunia Pig
    Our Troops Rock!  Thank you for all you do!   For the freedom you enjoyed yesterday... Thank the Veterans who served in The United States Armed Forces.   Looking forward to tomorrow's freedom? Support The United States Armed Forces Today!     ~ Hall of Heroes ~Famous quotes of Gen. George S. Patton              "A good plan, violently executed now, is better than a perfect plan next week." “A good solution applied with vigor now is better than a perfect solution applied ten minutes later.” "America loves a winner, and will not tolerate a loser, this...
  • The True Story of The Patton Prayer

    07/19/2004 5:04:30 PM PDT · by flowerjoyfun · 64 replies · 7,984+ views
    The Patton Society ^ | 6 October 1971 | Msgr. James H. O'Neill
    The True Story of The Patton Prayer by Msgr. James H. O'Neill (From the Review of the News 6 October 1971) Many conflicting and some untrue stories have been printed about General George S. Patton and the Third Army Prayer. Some have had the tinge of blasphemy and disrespect for the Deity. Even in "War As I Knew It" by General Patton, the footnote on the Prayer by Colonel Paul D. Harkins, Patton's Deputy Chief of Staff, while containing the elements of a funny story about the General and his Chaplain, is not the true account of the prayer Incident...
  • Gen. George S. Patton, 80, Son Of World War II Commander, Dies

    06/30/2004 4:44:08 AM PDT · by SLB · 83 replies · 1,951+ views
    Earlybird | Jun 30, 04 | Unk
    WASHINGTON, June 29 - Maj. Gen. George S. Patton, the son and namesake of the World War II armored commander and a veteran of combat in the Korean and Vietnam Wars, died on Sunday at his home in Hamilton, Mass. He was 80. General Patton, who retired from the Army in 1980, had been in poor health for years because of complications from hip surgery and other ailments, his wife, Joanne, said. The younger General Patton was occasionally asked whether he felt overshadowed by his father, who gained fame for his exploits in North Africa, Sicily and France and who...
  • General George S. Patton - Speech to 3rd Army June 5, 1944

    06/29/2004 5:41:16 PM PDT · by GLH3IL · 18 replies · 2,874+ views
    www.military-quotes.com ^ | Mr. Scott Hann
    A General Patton's Address to the Troops, Part I, The Background Research Anyone who has ever viewed the motion picture PATTON will never forget the opening. George Campbell Scott, portraying Patton, standing in front of an immensely huge American flag, delivers his version of Patton's "Speech to the Third Army" on June 5th, 1944, the eve of the Allied invasion of France, code named "Overlord." Scott's rendition of the speech was highly sanitized so as not to offend too many fainthearted Americans. Luckily, the soldiers of the American Army who fought World War II were not so fainthearted. After one...
  • The Patton Legend: How It Started and Grew

    06/25/2004 8:31:46 PM PDT · by xzins · 112 replies · 6,797+ views
    Army Magazine ^ | July 04 | Martin Blumenson
    MARTIN ELLJMENSON is a contributing editor of ARMY Magazine. He is the editor of The Patton Papers and the author of Patton: The Man Behind the Legend, 1885-1945. When George C. Scott, in an Army uniform. bedecked with medals, appeared in front of that enormous American flag at the opening of the movie “Patton he sent an immediate message to his audience. He wanted everyone to know that he was portraying a legend. In Scott’s depiction from the beginning’ of the film., Gen. George S. Patton Jr. was a man larger than life, a mythical giant in American folk lore,...
  • The True Story of The Patton Prayer ("...we humbly beseech Thee...Grant us fair weather for Battle")

    04/12/2004 8:10:23 AM PDT · by yankeedame · 15 replies · 612+ views
    Patton HQ.com ^ | From the Review of the News 6 October 1971 | Msgr. James H. O'Neill
    The True Story of The Patton Prayer by Msgr. James H. O'Neill (From the Review of the News 6 October 1971) Many conflicting and some untrue stories have been printed about General George S. Patton and the Third Army Prayer. Some have had the tinge of blasphemy and disrespect for the Deity. Even in "War As I Knew It" by General Patton, the footnote on the Prayer by Colonel Paul D. Harkins, Patton's Deputy Chief of Staff, while containing the elements of a funny story about the General and his Chaplain, is not the true account of the prayer Incident...
  • Footnotes to Greatness - A review of Patton: A Soldier's Life, by Stanley P. Hirshson

    03/30/2004 3:04:25 PM PST · by billorites · 4 replies · 383+ views
    Claremont Institute ^ | Spring 2004 | Victor Davis Hanson
    In an age where nuance and sensitivity in language are valued more than resoluteness on the battlefield, it is not an easy thing to praise the career of General George S. Patton. Despite his spectacular victories in North Africa, Sicily, and Europe, he left a depressing paper trail of grotesqueries about blacks, Jews, Asians, Mexicans, women—and almost anyone outside his WASPish class. Most Americans know more about his two slapping incidents in Sicily than his famous sprint to Bastogne during the dark days of the Battle of the Bulge. It won't quite do to say that Patton's outbursts (or his...
  • General George S. Patton - Liberty’s Steamroller

    11/08/2003 12:43:20 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 26 replies · 10,277+ views
    The New American ^ | December 20, 1999 | William Norman Grigg
    O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee; my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is; To see thy power and thy glory, so as I have seen thee in the sanctuary....My soul followeth hard after thee. Thy right hand upholdeth me. But those that seek my soul, to destroy it, shall go into the lower parts of the earth. They shall fall by the sword.... But the king shall rejoice in God; every one that sweareth by him shall glory, but the mouth of...