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  • How to Survive as a POW

    09/28/2017 7:21:47 AM PDT · by Thistooshallpass9 · 32 replies
    theTrumpet.com ^ | 28 SEPT 2017
    On the morning of December 8, 1941, tens of thousands of American and British civilians living in China woke up to learn that the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor had been bombed by Japanese forces. Their nations were suddenly at war with Imperial Japan. The Japanese had invaded China years earlier, and the troops stationed there wasted no time turning these Westerners—who were now part of the enemy—into prisoners of war. “They appeared the day after Pearl Harbor was attacked,” Mary Previte told the Trumpet. “We were now the prisoners of the great emperor of Japan, they said.”...
  • McCain: Trump hasn’t apologized for POW crack

    09/24/2017 6:08:54 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 160 replies
    NY Post ^ | September 24, 2017 | 7:19pm | Mark Moore
    Arizona Sen. John McCain insists​ ​​his vote against a GOP plan ​to repeal​ ObamaCare ​is not payback for ​Donald Trump ​demeaning​ the former POW’s heroism during the Vietnam War​​ when the president remarked, “I like ​people who weren’t captured.” “If I took offense at everybody who has said something about me, or disparaged me or something like that — life is too short. You’ve got to move on,” McCain, a Navy pilot who spent more than five years in a North Vietnamese prison, told CBS’s “60 Minutes”​ in an interviewed that aired Sunday.​ “And on an issue of this importance...
  • President Donald J. Trump Proclaims September 15, 2017, as National POW/MIA Recognition Day

    09/15/2017 9:58:39 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 14 replies
    White House ^ | Sep 13, 2017
    The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release September 13, 2017 President Donald J. Trump Proclaims September 15, 2017, as National POW/MIA Recognition Day NATIONAL POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY, 2017 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Americans are blessed with many freedoms thanks to the hard-earned battle victories and tremendous sacrifices of our military men and women. The members of our Armed Forces shine a light of freedom throughout the world, and as we celebrate our returning heroes, we also remember our heroes who never returned home. On National POW/MIA Recognition Day, our...
  • ‘Killed’ in Vietnam and Buried With Comrades, One Marine Returned From the Dead

    07/10/2017 11:52:53 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 7/3 | Michael E. Ruane
    Ronald L. Ridgeway was “killed” in Vietnam on Feb. 25, 1968. The 18-year-old Marine Corps private first class fell with a bullet to the shoulder during a savage firefight with the enemy outside Khe Sanh. Dozens of Marines, from what came to be called “the ghost patrol,” perished there. At first, Ridgeway was listed as missing in action. Back home in Texas, his old school, Sam Houston High, made an announcement over the intercom. But his mother, Mildred, had a letter from his commanding officer saying there was little hope. And that August, she received a “deeply regret” telegram from...
  • Remembering the Missing

    05/29/2017 6:14:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | May 29, 2017 | Elise Cooper
    Memorial Day is a time for remembrance. Many think of the ones who have died in combat, but a forgotten group is the Missing In Action. On this solemn day Americans should think about those who never came home, with their families left in limbo. Thankfully, there is one group whose sole purpose is to account for the ones who fought for this country, but never returned home. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency’s mission is to find many of the missing from World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. Congressman Mark Walker (R-NC) told American Thinker of...
  • Buckets of Awesome: Secretary T-Rex Rides With Rolling Thunder (video)…

    05/28/2017 2:42:36 PM PDT · by Giddyupgo · 34 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | may 28, 2017 | Sundance
    https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2017/05/28/buckets-of-awesome-secretary-t-rex-rides-with-rolling-thunder-video/#more-133435
  • POW! The tick virus far deadlier than Lyme

    05/08/2017 6:34:50 PM PDT · by blueyon · 85 replies
    WND ^ | 5/08/17 | CDC or WND???
    WASHINGTON – The Centers for Disease Control is warning of the emergence of a far deadlier tick-related virus than Lyme Disease – one that kills 10 percent of those infected and permanently disables the other 50 percent. It’s called POW for short, or Powassan, and it, like Lyme, is carried by deer. Recent cases have been noted in the Northeast U.S. and the Great Lakes states. The virus can cause inflammation of the brain, leading to death in 10 percent of cases and permanent disability in 50 percent of cases. Signs and symptoms of infection can include fever, headache, vomiting,...
  • Leo Thorsness, Decorated Veteran Held Captive With McCain, Dies at 85

    05/03/2017 6:06:52 PM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 32 replies
    NYT ^ | 3 May 2017 | By RICHARD GOLDSTEIN
    Col. Leo K. Thorsness, one of the most highly decorated American airmen of the Vietnam War and a belated recipient of the Medal of Honor for his heroism on a mission that took place 11 days before he was shot down and taken prisoner, died Tuesday in Jacksonville, Fla. Colonel Thorsness, who had been brutalized during his six years of captivity at the notorious North Vietnamese prison known as the Hanoi Hilton, where he was a cellmate of John McCain’s, was 85. His death was announced by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society, which said he had been treated for...
  • Korean War Veteran’s ‘Final Mission’ Is to Find POWs he Helped Free

    05/03/2017 2:05:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    KFOR ^ | 5/3
    Sgt. Charles Layton was 6,000 miles from home and 21-years-old when he became a prisoner of war. In the early 1950s, he spent four months in captivity in the bitter cold, suffering daily beatings. “The pain was so intense,” said Layton. “I couldn’t speak for several days. I wish I could rip it from my memory, out of my head. Even with shoes on, I can still feel the pain." The memories, now 65 years old, haunt him still. “I knew I had to do it for us to escape. I had no alternative but to kill the guards," he...
  • How Millions Of Secret Silk Maps Helped POWs Escape Their Captors in WWII

    12/20/2016 1:34:20 PM PST · by NYer · 24 replies
    Atlas Obscura ^ | December 20, 2016 | Cara Giaimo
    A "Mark III" military escape kit, with a silk map peeking out. Imagine it’s 1942, and you’re a member of Britain’s Royal Air Force. In a skirmish above Germany, your plane was shot out of the sky, and since then you’ve been hunkered down in a Prisoner of War camp. Your officers have told you it’s your duty to escape as soon as you can, but you can’t quite figure out how—you’ve got no tools and no spare rations, and you don’t even know where you are.One day, though, you’re playing Monopoly with your fellow prisoners when you notice a strange seam...
  • US soldiers killed in WWII plane crash located in Arunachal

    12/20/2016 7:58:06 AM PST · by Jyotishi · 5 replies
    Rediff.com ^ | Tuesday, December 20, 2016 | Press Trust of India
    The United States on Tuesday said it has successfully located remains of the country's servicemen who went missing in Arunachal Pradesh during World War II. A Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) team carried out works on sites in the Himalayas where US aircrafts are believed to have crashed with still unaccounted for servicemen. The team visited several locations in Arunachal Pradesh to determine if the reported sites can be definitively correlated with known crash sites involving missing US servicemen. "The United States is committed to making sure all the soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines who served our country come home....
  • Bob Hoover, one of history’s greatest pilots, dead at 94

    10/25/2016 10:03:09 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 70 replies
    Minnesota Public Radio ^ | October 25, 2016 | Bob Collins
    One of the greatest pilots in the history of aviation died this morning, according to reports. Bob Hoover, a World War II fighter pilot, a former Air Force test pilot, and the chase plane pilot for Chuck Yeager when he broke the sound barrier for the first time, was 94.
  • Trump sex tape comments frustrate GOP supporters

    09/30/2016 7:15:44 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 92 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/30/2016 | Jonathan Easley
    Donald Trump’s middle-of-the-night tweets about a beauty queen sex tape are frustrating Republican supporters, who worry once again that their candidate’s lack of discipline will hamper his campaign. They say Trump needs to keep his focus on Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, prepare for their second debate, on Oct. 9 in St. Louis, and quit taking the bait from Democrats. “It’s unlikely the Miss Universe flap is hurting Trump with current supporters, but it’s hard to see how it helps grow our vote,” said one GOP lawmaker who supports Trump. “Maybe it's quaint conventional wisdom. But it seems he would help...
  • Paul Joseph Watson (YouTube): Watch Trump DEFEND Alicia Machado's weight gain in this amazing video

    09/30/2016 4:24:11 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 13 replies
    Hillary intimidates female rape victims, but Trump is sexist because he called a woman fat 20 years ago.
  • New Ad DESTROYS Hillary Clinton!

    New Ad DESTROYS Hillary Clinton!
  • Chelsea Clinton Criticizes Trump for Invoking Her Dad’s Past, Juanita Broaddrick Responds

    09/28/2016 4:13:19 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 47 replies
    Mediaite ^ | September 28th, 2016 | Josh Feldman
    Chelsea Clinton weighed in on Donald Trump invoking her father’s “transgressions” this week, and Juanita Broaddrick responded by sending her a message on Twitter. Trump boasted after the debate that he could have gone there on Bill Clinton, but didn’t want to with his daughter in the room. Well, she responded to that in an interview with Cosmopolitan after the debate. Clinton said, “It’s a distraction from his inability to talk about what’s actually at stake in this election and to offer concrete, comprehensive proposals about the economy, or our public school system, or debt-free college, or keeping our country...
  • WHOA! Medical Expert Watching Debate Exposes ANOTHER Telltale Sign Hillary Likely Has PARKINSON’S

    09/27/2016 8:29:33 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 66 replies
    How many more symptoms need to be uncovered before Hillary comes clean? Why would anyone want to take on the position of Commander In Chief if they aren’t even well enough to walk without assistance? In the tunnel to Clinton’s vehicle after the debate, Secret Service used pointer flash lights pointing at the ground in front of Clinton’s feet (watch carefully) in order to guide Hillary through the tunnel to/into her vehicle. Hillary entered the opposite (hidden side) of vehicle so the camera cannot see her entry. Pointer or Laser lights are used for Parkinson’s patients. Dr. Ted Noel discussed...
  • 'How Trump won over a bar full of undecideds and Democrats'

    09/27/2016 6:17:34 AM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 10 replies
    Twitter ^ | 9/27/2016
    'How Trump won over a bar full of undecideds and Democrats'
  • Hillary's earpiece returns?

    09/26/2016 3:06:26 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 82 replies
    The Twittersphere is claiming Hilary Clinton has changed her hairstyle to accommodate a potential hidden earpiece. And what's this huge jacket she's wearing on a warm day? Is she the Grand Chancellor of Neptune?
  • FBI Used Agents As Pawns To Insulate Hillary, Aides & Clinton Foundation From Prosecutions

    09/25/2016 9:40:07 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 57 replies
    True Pundit ^ | 9/26/2016
    In mid-summer a wave of panic and despair began to wash over key rank-and-file FBI agents who were doggedly working the Hillary Clinton investigations. Agents reluctantly pondered a potential, brutal reality that was creeping into the fabric of the high-profile case. What if their collective work wasn’t meant to bring this case to a grand jury for indictments and justice? What if they themselves, FBI agents sworn to uphold the law, were being used as intelligence pawns by superiors and higher powers to actually shield Clinton and her inner circle from ever seeing a pair of handcuffs and a jail...