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I Fought the Law and the Law Won

Bernard Law Montgomery (November 17, 1887 – March 24, 1976) He seemed a handsome man in his youth. Bernard Montgomery went on to become a Field Marshal and commander of the troops in WWII against Rommel in Africa. I was … Continue reading

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And Speaking of Soldiers, Here’s a Decorated Hero

Douglas MacArthur (January 26, 1880 – April 5, 1964) Nicknamed the “Big Chief” from Little Rock, Douglas MacArthur had an illustrious military career. While looking for a past life for James Blunt, I saw a ‘corncob’ pipe, so I knew … Continue reading

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One More Soldier in a Long Line of Military Men

James Blunt (February 22, 1974) James Blunt released his greatest hits album, yesterday. The image on the cover is startling. He’s dressed as a soldier. Oh, right, he used to be one, before he became a pop sensation in 2004. … Continue reading

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The Man who Would be Emperor

Napoléon Bonaparte (August 15, 1769 – May 5, 1821) Today in history, Napoléon escaped from exile on Elba in 1815. We think we know all about the man, but do we really? I cannot confirm the accuracy of his birth … Continue reading

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