Tagged: United States Marine Corps

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The Ominous Shade Of Summer – July 17, 1940

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Blue Network – News Of The World – July 17, 1940 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this July 17th in 1940 was unsettling. Maybe not, if you weren’t paying any attention to the goings on to the East...

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May 14, 1975 – An Incident Called Mayaguez.

In what has been termed the Last Official Battle of the Vietnam War, the incident surrounding the U.S. container ship USS Mayaguez, seized by Khmer Rouge, was finally over. It began on May 12 when the Mayaguez fell under attack by Khmer Rouge forces, while the ship was en route...

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A Merry Go-Round Of Death – February 27, 1945

Click on the link here for Audio Player – NBC Radio – News Of The World – February 27, 1945 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News for this February day in 1945 was full of optimism and momentum. The Western front was now pushing East toward the Rhine River with...

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Not With Open Arms – October 23, 1983

Click on the link here for Audio Player – ABC Radio Hourly News + World News This Week – October 23, 1983 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Thirty years ago today we were hearing the shocking news of a truck bomb exploded outside a U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut. And...