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Audie Murphy Petition Draws Major VIP Endorsements

By usmc_snco, published on Sep 22, 2013

Endorsements on the Audie Murphy Presidential Medal of Freedom Petition read like a VIP address book. Distinguished Americans such as Melvin Laird, Bob Dole, General Tommy Franks, Charlie Duke, Toby Keith, Dan Rather, Barbara Eden and countless others too numerous to mention.

In addition to those named above, three-fourths of the 79 living Medal of Honor recipients have offered forth their endorsements.

Finally, representing service over seven decades to America, nearly 100 generals and admirals have endorsed the petition. These flag officers represent every branch of service... (more)

Tags: ptsd, president obama, white house, war, soldier, army, hero, texas, medal of honor, presidential medal of freedom, ww2, wwii, audie murphy, presidential

The Winds of War - Four Freedoms Park, NYC

By iancochrane, published on Feb 24, 2013

...Nazi world domination and the necessity for war, passionately appealing to Americans’ belief in freedom. Cam, less than half my age, reminded me that Roosevelt was struck down with infantile paralysis at age 39, was elected President four times and led the USA through the Great Depression and WW2. To reinforce his point, our young landlord took a faded cutting from a battered folder: a black-and-white picture of a suited and hatted man reading a newspaper while standing by a store on the corner of West 40th Street. The caption carried dire news from across the Atlantic. ‘Nazi Army Now... (more)

Tags: war, fdr, new york city, roosevelt island, franklin d roosevelt, four freedoms park, ww2, louis khan, monument, us congress, architect

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