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71 years ago this week, two honorable men met.

By Chuck Stanley “You follow the rules for you, not for the enemy. You fight by the rules to keep your humanity. If I ever see or hear of you shooting at a man in a parachute, I will shoot … Continue reading

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73 Years Ago Today: Memories of my cousin, Jimmy Gates

By: Chuck Stanley I remember where I was and what I was doing shortly after one o’clock in the afternoon on December 7, 1941. My dad called me in to where he and a couple of his friends were sitting … Continue reading

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