Latest News

After all the sturm und drang the CDC now says…

After all the sturm und drang the CDC now says…

| May 25, 2020 | 19 Comments

Anthony Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, stated that the steps the U.S. is taking to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus will likely mean the worst-case estimates for the number of deaths don’t materialize. ABC’s Jonathan Karl asked Fauci about the New York Times report on the […]

Continue Reading

The Last Voices of World War II

The Last Voices of World War II

| May 25, 2020 | 6 Comments

  WWII documentaries from NatGeo: https://www.military.com/off-duty/2020/05/07/nat-geo-commemorates-75th-anniversary-wwii-ve-day-new-documentaries.html And this one, with WWII vets relaying their memories of it: https://www.military.com/off-duty/2020/05/06/national-geographic-magazine-honors-last-voices-world-war-ii.html   A fitting salute, to those few, those happy few, who are still with us: The Non Nobis and Te Deum        

Continue Reading

Memorial Day Cinematic Tribute

Memorial Day Cinematic Tribute

| May 25, 2020 | 10 Comments

Showed videos like this last year, thought I’d show similar videos again this year. Although they’re pulled from a video game, they put a face to what people today would read in the history books. The Mighty Eighth: From a combination of video game scenes and movies: Slow motion: The Cost of Freedom:

Continue Reading

Memorial Day Open Thread

Memorial Day Open Thread

| May 25, 2020 | 39 Comments

Happy Memorial Day! This day memorializes those who died in combat, or as a result of combat. Others expand this definition to include other causes of death related to active duty. A unifying theme for these definitions involves dying while in service.

Continue Reading

Repost:  “It was the most moving gesture I ever saw.”

Repost: “It was the most moving gesture I ever saw.”

| May 25, 2020 | 24 Comments

I first posted this article 7 years ago. It still says what I want to say about today. May all of you TAH readers have a gentle Memorial Day. ———- Wednesday, 30 May 1945 dawned as the first Memorial Day after World War II ended in Europe. War still raged in the Pacific; it would […]

Continue Reading

Monday FGS

Monday FGS

| May 25, 2020 | 7 Comments

“Memorial Day remains one of America’s most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed – it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy.” Doc Hastings The TAH Daily FGS will return tomorrow.

Continue Reading

Destroy Harassing Iranian Gunboats

Destroy Harassing Iranian Gunboats

| May 24, 2020 | 13 Comments

Islamic Republic of Iran Navy Gunboats “I have instructed the United States Navy to shoot down and destroy any and all Iranian gunboats if they harass our ships at sea.” President Donald Trump US Navy Commanding Officers really didn’t need this missive from President Trump. They are fully aware of the responsibility of protecting their […]

Continue Reading

And You Wonder Why….

And You Wonder Why….

| May 24, 2020 | 13 Comments

  It pays to keep an eye on what the House Critters are up to these days, including their most recent attempts to let us know what a bunch of control freaks they are. It is gobsmacking astonishing that a piece of legislation meant to benefit the populace should include, in its text, a threat […]

Continue Reading