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All The Nice Girls Love A Sailor

I was thinking about this today because Linda is on vacation in San Francisco and it is “Fleet Days” there, the place is crawling with sailors.  As I know all about being a charming sailor I was a wee bit … Continue reading

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The Irish Army Today.

I read an article in today’s newspaper about the Irish Army and the serious shortage of uniforms. At a recent state funeral in Dublin soldiers had to scramble to borrow, mix and match pieces of uniform in order to appear … Continue reading

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First Sunday in May Remembers Battle of the Atlantic

The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest continuous battle of the Second World War and one in which Canada played a central role. The battle began on the opening day of the war in September 1939 and ended almost … Continue reading

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Looking After our Servicemen and Women

In this age of crooked politicians and Senators, who are over paid yet still feel they deserve more. They cheat on their expense claims, pad their travel cost etc etc. Then we have the immigrants, our governments give them homes, … Continue reading

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V-E Day

Winston Churchill waves to crowds in Whitehall on the day he broadcast to the nation the war with Germany was over. Victory in Europe Day—known as V-E Day or VE Day—was the public holiday celebrated on 8 May 1945 (in … Continue reading

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On This Special Day

Today is the day we commemorate the “Battle of the Atlantic”. When I go to church today I shall look forward to making mention in memory to those who gave their lives on the dangerous convoy routes of the North … Continue reading

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More Battle of the Atlantic.

Around 2000 Hollywood produced a fictional movie tale about disguised American submariners boarding a German U Boat to obtain a secret Enigma coding machine. The movie title was “U 571” a very gripping and exciting movie, but that was all … Continue reading

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My Famous New Fan Club

What a great idea to create a fan club!!! My very first fan has been enrolled and will qualify for all the many Fan Club Benefits. No charge to join, just offer high praise of my books on a monthly … Continue reading

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The Late Sir Winston Churchill

CHURCHILL ON ISLAM Unbelievable, but the speech below was written in 1899… “How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays on its votaries! Besides the fanatical frenzy, which is as dangerous in a man as hydrophobia in a dog, there … Continue reading

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More Battle of the Atlantic

As we draw closer to the first Sunday in May, the date we remember the Battle of the Atlantic, I’d like to share a few memories of those dreadful times. I grew up living in Belfast and London and both … Continue reading

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