Posts tagged ‘Russo-Japanese War’

Memorial Day is when we remember and thank our dead – 1,300,000 of them.   Veteran’s Day is when we thank the living – even the ones who served in air-conditioned stateside safety enjoying three hot meals a day and maid service. I want something much different from my fellow citizens. CAUTION:   Thinking required.

Across the wide Pacific Ocean lurks a growing threat to our Nation – to our Freedom,…and most Americans – including our ‘leaders’ – are oblivious.  Are you?

At dawn on 8 February 1904,  the Japanese Fleet under Admiral Togo Heihachiro sailed into Port Arthur Russia, – leveled their guns, – and sunk the Russian Pacific Fleet at anchor. It was a sneak attack without a declaration of war.  In under two years they were the undisputed winner. It taught them a bad […]

…but did they refuse to sally forth for valid reasons?  Are their aging rust buckets unseaworthy? Last week it seems Czar Putin wanted to create a big noise in the Baltic Sea – just north of where the NATO Ministers were meeting.  But his Admirals and ship captains all refused his order….