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franklin-bifocals-60 Monday, March 3, 2014

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 the Bahamas]

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

Baseball Great Wee Willie Keeler    Wee Willie Keeler Hall of Fame plaque    Hall of Famer Wee Willie Keeler
[1872 - Willie (William Henry) Keeler, Baseball Hall of Famer, born in Brooklyn]

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

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

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

Actress Jean Harlow    Actress Jean Harlow   Actress Jean Harlow    Actress Jean Harlow   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    Actor James Doohan    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 to William: "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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