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Book Review: Jack Beach’s Leadership in My Rearview Mirror

The author, Jack Beach was a draftee and served as a medic with the 101st Airborne Division in Vietnam.  After separation, he earned a commission and retired as a Colonel.  He then spent nearly 20 years as a professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership at the Military Academy at West Point and has been recently running IBM’s leadership development program. Continue reading

Red Erwin saved his crew but ended up on fire.

On the 12th of April, 1945, 75 B-29 bombers were approaching Japan. Their target: Korijama, 120 miles north of Tokyo. Continue reading

Mr. Petar Petrov decided to go back.

Mr. Petar Petrov, father of three, had a decision to make.

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Why did Robert McTureous leave a safe spot and risk his life?

In 1942 Robert Miller McTureous Jr. quit.

He quit collage were he was active in sports, and he was active in church and he was an avid airplane modeler to go back to his hometown Altoona, FL with the intention of enlisting. Continue reading

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