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Where Ships Go to Die

Posted September 28th, 2012 at 1:09 pm (UTC-4)
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It’s a good thing that U.S. warships are inanimate objects and don’t have feelings.  When their seagoing days are done, the end for most of them is not pretty.   Now it’s true that a few are sold to friendly foreign governments and are still sailing the deep blue seas.   And 48 U.S. Navy […]

The (Long) Forgotten War

Posted June 21st, 2012 at 5:52 pm (UTC-4)
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We call the Korean War of 1950-53 “The Forgotten War,” because most Americans were busy buying homes and cars and refrigerators and trying to forget World War II, which had ended a few years earlier. But much longer forgotten is a war whose 200th anniversary we’re marking this week. Not very rousingly, either, except in […]

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