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From The Trailer Park - Anthropoid

A WWII thriller about Operation Anthropoid, wherein British and Czech resistance forces plotted to assassinate SS General Heydrich, one of Nazi Germany’s top leaders and the chief architect of the Holocaust.

Stars Cillian Murphy (Batman Begins), Jamie Dornan (Fifty Shades of Gray), Charlotte Le Bon (The Walk), and Toby Jones (Captain America).

Pluses: […]

In Memory of June 6th, 1944

62 Years and Two Hard Words

From Scott Ott:

She places the stems in the green plastic vase, and lightly pushes the blooms around until six colors work together. She approaches the stone, careful to avoid treading on the area directly before it. She pushes the spiked end of the vase into the rain-softened soil next to the stone. Her […]

No Apologies

If there’s any uncertainty about why we do not owe Japan an apology for Hiroshima, Bill Whittle breaks it down brilliantly here.

This video was the gateway drug that got me hooked on both Whittle and PJTV back in 2009. If you’ve never seen it, it’s well worth the watch. Back then, Whittle taking […]

Saturday Open Thread

From The Trailer Park - Range 15 (Redband Trailer)

Action/comedy about a group of veterans who must fight their way across the country to find the cure for the Zombie Apocalypse. Billed as the first movie made with a cast and crew almost entirely made up of U.S. military personnel. Looks like a helluva lot of goofy fun to me.

Co-stars include Sean […]

Soaring Valor

Last summer, Gary Sinise and his Foundation brought dozens of World War 2 veterans on a trip to visit the National WWII Museum in New Orleans. The experience was recorded and made into this very moving short documentary. If you’ve got 7 minutes to spare, it’s well worth watching.

(And if you’re looking for […]

9 Years Ago, Today.

Two of my fellow cavalrymen gave their all. Keith and Jason were shot down and killed while on patrol just outside of Camp Taji, Iraq. They gave up their lives protecting their wingman after coming under heavy fire from a pre-planned enemy ambush. Rest in peace gentlemen. You are not forgotten. ATTACK!

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“Never Before Have So Many Owed So Much…”

You owe it to yourself to listen to this outstanding speech by BG Erik Kurilla.

Past, Imperfect

I know I’ve shared the story of Arthur Jacobs’ tale being made into a film via crowdfunding in a couple Open Threads, but now that it’s the subject of a Taki’s Page column, a little more depth to Mr. Jacobs’ experiences. Also, in light of recent campaign trail comments on the deportations of US […]