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Industrialist Harvey Firestone    Industrialist Harvey Firestone
[1868 - Harvey Firestone, industrialist, born in Columbiana, Ohio]

Baseball Executive Branch Rickey    Baseball Innovator Branch Rickey    Branch Rickey's Hall of Fame plaque
[1881 - (Wesley) Branch Rickey, baseball Hall of Fame executive & manager, born in Portsmouth, Ohio]

Susanne Langer    Author Susanne Langer    Philosopher Susanne Langer
[1895 - Susanne Langer, philosopher, author, born in New York City]

Actress Irene Dunne    Actress Irene Dunne    Actress Irene Dunne
[1898 - Irene (Marie) Dunne, actress, born in Louisville, Kentucky]

Philosopher Sidney Hook    Writer, Philosopher Sidney Hook    Philosopher Sidney Hook
[1902 - Sidney Hook, philosopher, writer, activist, born in Brooklyn]

Jounalist Max Lerner    Educator Max Lerner    Editor Max Lerner
[1902 - Maxwell "Max" Alan Lerner, educator, journalist, editor, born in Minsk, Russia]

Director George Roy Hill    Director George Roy Hill
[1921 - George Roy Hill, Oscar-winning director, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota]

Caricaturist David Levine    Caricature of David Levine    Caricaturist David Levine
[1926 - David Levine, caricaturist, artist, born in Brooklyn]

Actress Mala Powers    Acting Teacher Mala Powers
[1931 - Mary Ellen 'Mala' Powers, actress, acting teacher, born in San Francisco]

Olympic Champion & Hall of Famer Bob Hayes    Hall of Fame Cowboy Wide Receiver Bob Hayes
[1942 - Robert Lee 'Bullet Bob' Hayes, Olympic Champion sprinter, Pro Football Hall of Fame Dallas Cowboy Wide Receiver, born in Jacksonville, Florida]

Bastogne - US forces occupy town    Bastogne - foxhole remnants    Bastogne - A Sherman tank
[1944 - The Battle of the Bulge (Vicinity of Bastogne, Belgium) begins; Nazis surround US Army 101st Airborne Division units]

Eagles Do Not Flock

eagle flying

It is said that eagles do not flock.
They must be found one at a time.

bald eagle circling    bald eagle perched in snow

101st Airbprne patch    101st Airborne medal

eagle with talons extended

William's Whimsical Words:

Lonely, are the brave.

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