Author Archives: Bud Hannings

Jay Carney White House Spokesman Changes His Opinion.

Jay Carney formerly a reporter had at the time, bitterly complained that President Bush was taking a vacation at his ranch in Texas during August 2001. During this year, 2011, Michelle Obama,  has taken more than 40 days of vacation … Continue reading

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Another Nephew of Uncle Sam

Patriots come in all ages and even a Fourth Gradercan make our troops feel proud. This is a short tribute to the U. S. Armed Forces by Lauren Mitros, which when first cut was sent by Armed Forces Radio to … Continue reading

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Good Morning To Our Troops

This is a short tribute from Lauren Mitros to our brave and courageous troops of the U. S. Armed Forces. It should make you smile and I recommend it to all patriots in the United States. If you enjoy it … Continue reading

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This Day in the Civil War August 10 1861

This post is excerpted from Every Day of the Civil War, A Chronological Encyclopedia By Bud Hannings. McFarland Publishing, Incorporated, Jefferson, North Carolina and London. 2010 August 10 (Saturday) THE BATTLE OF WILSON’S CREEK (SPRINGFIELD AND OAK HILL) At Wilson’s … Continue reading

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Our Seals, God Rest Their Souls

Since the days of the Continental Navy and John Paul Jones, the U.S. Navy has played a key part in keeping this nation safe, secure and free of tyranny. In times of jest, there are moments that have raised the … Continue reading

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Sometimes Names Can Fool You

An opinion piece (Partially taken from Leaders of the American Revolution, by Bud Hannings, McFarland & Company Publishers, Jefferson, North Carolina and London. 2009 And Pportrait of the Stars and Stripes, By Bud Hannings, Seniram Publishing, Glenside, Pennsylvania.  ): Sometime … Continue reading

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This Day (August 7, 1775) in the American Revolution.

This entry is excerpted from Chronology of The American Revolution, military and Political Actioons Day by Day, By Bud Hannings. Jefferson, North Carolina and London: McFarland & Company, Inc. Publishers. 2008 August 6 1775–In Virginia: Patrick Henry is appointed commander of the … Continue reading

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The Battle of Guadalcanal August 1942

More than seven months after the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States finally takes offensive action. The First Marine Division assaults Japanese held Guadalcanal on 7 August, 1942.  It is a standard example of United States Marines doing … Continue reading

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Lou Sessinger in Iraq.

Lou Sessinger is a former Marine (Vietnam combat veteran), now retired from the newspaper industry and enjoying his grandchildren. This is an interview of Lou regarding his visit with the troops in Iraq. Enjoy the podcast.

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This Day in Korea July 31 1950

This post is excerpted from The Korean war, An Exhaustive Chronology By Bud Hannings. McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers Jefferson, North Carolina, and London. 2007 This post details one day in Korea in 1950, on 31 July 1950, slightly more … Continue reading

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This Day in the Civil war 7 31 1861

  This post is excerpted from Every Day of the Civil War, A Chronological Encyclopedia By Bud Hannings. McFarland Publishing, Incorporated, Jefferson, North Carolina and London. 2010 July 31 1861–(Wednesday) In Louisiana, Confederate colonel George N. Holland assumes command of … Continue reading

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The USS Parche and the USS Steelhead

This is the story of two US submarines, the USS Parche and the USS Steelhead, while operating off Formosa during July (30-31)1944. Rear Admiral Ramage received the Medal of Honor for his heroism during the mission. The story of the … Continue reading

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This Day in the French and Indian War.

The French and Indian War, known as The Seven Years war in Europe, was actually a conflict that finally concluded a long running struggle for more than 200 years to determine which European nation, France or England would dominate North … Continue reading

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National Archives

We recently heard from the National Archives. The Archives has accepted my latest work, The French and Indian war. The latest work has pushed me over the five million words published and each of the works has ben selected by … Continue reading

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This Day In The Civil War 7 22 1861

  One day following the clash at Manassas (Bull Run), both sides realize there will be no quick settlement. July 22 (Monday) In Washington, D.C., it is apparent that the southern insurrection will not be over in a short period … Continue reading

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First Battle of Bull Run (Manassas)

This battle is excerpted from Every Day of the Civil War, A Chronological Encyclopedia By Bud Hannings. McFarland Publishing, Incorporated, Jefferson, North Carolina and London. 2010  The Union and the Confederates clash in the conflict’s first major engagement on 21 … Continue reading

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Leatherneck Magazine Review Korea Book

Leatherneck Magazine’s Review of “The Korean War, by Bud Hannings was published  in the March 2008 Issue. The shortcut will take you to the review. http://www.leatherneckmagazine-digital.com/leatherneckmagazine-share/200803/?pg=62&pm=2&u1=friend#pg62

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Major General George S. Patton

While working to get this blog on the road, Major General Patton came to mind and it seemed appropriate to pay him some tribute by posting a little story about his time in service and his funeral service. He is … Continue reading

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Bud Hannings

 Bud Hannings  WEBSITE: http://usmilitarthistory.com for more information  Hannings was born in Philadelphia on 5 June, 1942. He was educated in the Philadelphia Catholic School system and soon after graduation in 1960, Hannings joined the United States Marine Corps Reserve and … Continue reading

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Captain John Trevett, USMC

Hello, Welcome to our initial post. Because of the innumerable amount on American heroes that have dedicated themselves to the preservation of this nation, under God, we thought that we should start with a hero whose actions are little known. … Continue reading

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