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Perry Mann: When books, and this soldier, went to war

PERRY MANN | Courtesy photos Perry Mann as a young enlisted man poses with his mother’s car while on leave from the Army. From the Charleston Gazette, December 12, 2015 During World War II, I read two books that changed … Continue reading

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Jimmy Quits the Army

The day after Veterans Day. This is a true story except Jimmy is not his name. Jimmy looked through the door at me, waiting to recognize him. “Who is that behind those glasses?” I asked as I tried to peer … Continue reading

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Free Video on Drone War

http://www.warcosts.com/drones_partner

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Iran’s New President

The National Iranian American Council issued the following statement regarding the election of Hassan Rouhani to be the next President of Iran: The election of Hassan Rouhani to be the next President of Iran signals a potential opening for progress … Continue reading

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Desmond Tutu on Drones

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/13/opinion/drones-kill-lists-and-machiavelli.html?_r=0

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Eddie Gillenwater’s Pearl Harbor

An excerpt from The Soviet Union and Lincoln County USA that I hope to publish soon. My good friend, the late Eddie Gillenwater, was a paratrooper stationed at Pearl Harbor. He was coming out of a mess hall located near … Continue reading

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Are any of those I loved so dearly, alive now?

An excerpt from Imagonna: Peace  Corps Memories, which should be available in a month or so.           I don’t know if the war killed or wounded any of my students and friends among the teaching staff at … Continue reading

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