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franklin-bifocals-60 Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Death of General Kasamir Pulaski
[1747 - Kasamir Pulaski, Revolutionary War general, born near Warsaw, Poland]

[1776 - First US amphibious landing operation. Commodore Esek Hopkins
lands Sailors and Marines on New Providence Island in Bahamas]

Inventor George Pullman    Pullman Sleeper Car
[1831 - George Pullman, inventor, industrialist, labor foe, born in Brocton, New York]

Inventor Alexander Graham Bell
[1847 - Alexander Graham Bell, inventor,
born in Edinburgh, Scotland]

Vincent Van Gogh
[1853 - Vincent Van Gogh, painter, born
in Zundert, Netherlands]

General Matthew B. Ridgway
[1895 - Matthew Ridgway, U.S. Army General,
born in Fort Monroe, Virginia]

Actress Jean Harlow
[1911 - Jean Harlow (Harlean Carpenter), actress, born
in Kansas City, Missouri]

Producer Robert Whitehead
[1916 - Robert Whitehead, Tony Award-winning
producer, born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada]

Actor James Doohan as Scotty
[1920 - James Montgomery 'Jimmy' Doohan, actor,
born in Vancouver, British Columbia]

Flamenco Guitarist Carlos Montoya
[1993 - Carlos Montoya, flamenco guitarist, dies at age 89]

The Military Way

A military commander once remarked: "Having lost sight of the objective, we must redouble our efforts."

military drill instructor

William's Whimsical Words:

Would you call that strategic, or tactical thinking?

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