Morgan Freeman - Uno de los mejores actores del cine
US Army Staff Sargent Russell C. Fordham, D Trp., 1st Sqdn of the 9th Cavalry in Vietnam
Bob Slaughter was once described as perhaps the best-known D-Day Vet America. National media turned to him when they needed a first-person account of the Normandy invasion. At 6-foot-5, he was an imposing presence. By all accounts, the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Va., which was dedicated by President George W. Bush in 2001 and draws 75,000 visitors a year, would never have been built if not for Mr. Slaughter’s efforts. Mr. Slaughter, 87, died May 29 at a hospital in Roanoke. Hero!
During the Battle of Gettysburg, [John L.] Burns, a 70-year-old civilian living nearby, grabbed his flintlock musket and powder horn and walked out to the battlefield to join in with Union troops. The soldiers took him in, and Burns served well as a sharpshooter. During a withdrawal, Burns was wounded several times and left on the field. he managed to get himself to safety, his wounds were treated, and his story elevated him to the status of National Hero briefly.
rogwalker:A Very Late Happy New Year. I’ve been pretty quiet lately but you can expect some amazing stories, photos, and collaborations within the next few months. I’m really thankful to be growing within a very strong creative community. Until next time…