Monthly Archives: October 2011
The Marines Plant The Flag In Baghdad.
Warriors In The Sand A tribute to the U.S. Marines that planted the flag in Baghdad.
The Cook and The Scabbardfish.
An interview with Nick Christodoulou, a crewman (and cook) of the sub, Scabbardfish, which had five War Patrols during WWII. The Scabbardfish sunk four vessels during the war and its cook unnexpectedly caused the sub to hrriedly surface in Japanese … Continue reading
The Battle of Wake Island
Excerpted from A Portrait of the Stars and Stripes, Volume II, by Bud Hannings. Glenside, Pennsylvania: Seniram Publishing. 1991 The Battle of Wake Island. A small contingent of U.S. Marines come under attack shortly after the devastating sneak attack against … Continue reading