04 August 2015

Whatever Became of Honor? [Installment 5 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.

Buddy Hackett, US Army
Anti-aircraft gunner. 

Victor Mature, US Coast Guard

Jack Palance, US Army Air Corps
Severely injured bailing out of a burning B-24 bomber. 

Robert Preston, US Army Air Corps
Intelligence Officer

Cesar Romero, US Coast Guard
Participated in the invasions of Tinian and Saipan on the assault transport USS Cavalier.
Norman Fell, US Army Air Corps
Tail Gunner, Pacific Theater. 

Jason Robards, US Navy
Was aboard heavy cruiser USS Northampton when it was sunk off Guadalcanal. Also served on the USS Nashville during the invasion of the Philippines, surviving a kamikaze hit that caused 223 casualties. 

Steve Reeves, US Army
Philippines . 

Dennis Weaver, US Navy

Robert Taylor, US Navy
Instructor Pilot. 

Randolph Scott, US Army [WWI]
Tried to enlist in the Marines but was rejected due to injuries sustained in US Army, World War I. 

Ronald Reagan. US Army
Was a 2nd Lt. in the Cavalry Reserves before the war. His poor eyesight kept him from being sent overseas with his unit when war came so he transferred to the Army Air Corps Public Relations Unit where he served for the duration. 

John Wayne. Declared "4F medically unfit" due to pre-existing injuries, he nonetheless attempted to volunteer three times (Army, Navy and Film Corps.) so he gets honorable mention. 

Audie Murphy, US Army

America 's most-decorated soldier, who became a Hollywood star as a result of his US Army service that included his being awarded the Medal of Honor.

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

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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