30 July 2015

Whatever Became of Honor? [Installment 2 of 5]

During the nineteen-forties and WWII There was a level of honor and pride in the USA that now appears to be passé. So sad and so indicative of the state of American today … thanks to liberalism and Obamaism. What a difference 70 years makes.

Review the following personalities, numbering nearly 100, who put their careers on hold in order to serve [their & our] country.

Larry Storch, US Navy
Sub tender USS Proteus with Tony Curtis. 

Forrest Tucker, US Army
Enlisted as a private, rose to Lieutenant.  

Robert Montgomery, US Navy 

George Kennedy, US Army
Enlisted after Pearl Harbor, stayed in sixteen years.  

Mickey Rooney, US Army
Served under Patton. Awarded Bronze Star. 

Denver Pyle, US Navy
Wounded in the Battle of Guadalcanal . Medically discharged. 

Burgess Meredith, US Army Air Corps  

DeForest Kelley, US Army Air Corps

Robert Stack, US Navy
Gunnery Officer. 

Neville Brand, US Army
Europe. Awarded Silver Star and Purple Heart.  

Tyrone Power, US Marines
Transport pilot in the Pacific Theater. 

Charlton Heston, US Army Air Corps
Radio operator and aerial gunner on a B-25, Aleutians.  

Danny AielloUS Army
Lied about his age to enlist at 16. Served three years.  

James Arness, US Army
As an infantryman, he was severely wounded at Anzio, Italy . 

Efram Zimbalist, Jr., US Army
Awarded Purple Heart for a severe wound received at Huertgen Forest. 

Mickey Spillane, US Army Air Corps
Fighter Pilot and later Instructor Pilot. 

Rod Serling, US Army
11th Airborne Division in the Pacific. He jumped at Tagaytay in the Philippines and was later wounded in Manila. 

Gene Autry, US Army Air Corps
Crewman on transports that ferried supplies over "The Hump" in the China-Burma-India Theater.  

William Holden, US Army Air Corps

Alan Hale, Jr., US Coast Guard

For those don't recognize the names on this list look here here for more information that may be of benefit ... especially if you are a fan of old movies.

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