31 July 2015

Whatever Became of Honor? [Installment 3 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.

Harry Dean Stanton, US Navy
Battle of Okinawa. 

Russell Johnson, US Army Air Corps
B-24 crewman awarded Purple Heart when his aircraft was shot down by the Japanese in the Philippines. 

William Conrad, US Army Air Corps
Fighter Pilot. 

Jack Klugman, US Army

Frank Sutton, US Army
Took part in 14 assault landings, including Leyte, Luzon, Bataan and Corregidor.
  
Jackie Coogan, US Army Air Corps
Volunteered for gliders and flew troops and materials into Burma behind enemy lines. 

Tom Bosley, US Navy
  
Claude Akins, US Army
Signal Corps, Burma and the Philippines .  

Chuck Connors, US Army
Tank-warfare instructor. 

Harry Carey, Jr., US Navy

Mel Brooks, US Army
Combat Engineer. Saw action in Europe during Battle of the Bulge.  

Robert Altman, US Army Air Corps
B-24 Co-Pilot. 

Pat Hingle, US Navy
Destroyer USS Marshall 

Fred Gwynne, US Navy
Radioman.
  
Karl Malden, US Army Air Corps
8th Air Force, NCO. 

Earl Holliman, US Navy
Lied about his age to enlist. Discharged after a year when the Navy found out. 

Rock Hudson, US Navy
Aircraft mechanic, the Philippines . 

Harvey Korman, US Navy 

Aldo Ray, US Navy
UDT frogman, Okinawa. 

Don Knotts, US Army
Pacific Theater. 

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

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