Thursday, August 28, 2014

Thursday Smorgabord!

--151 years after the Battle of Gettysburg, Union Soldier, First Lt. Alonzo Cushing will receive the medal of honor.  Cushing was 22 when he died on the 3rd day of the Battle of Gettysburg.

--Madeleine Riffaud was a member of the French Resistance, she even shot and killed a Nazi officer.  This past Monday, Paris celebrated 70 years of freedom from the Nazis.

--Bergdahl Swap Called Illegal--I can't believe he has been reinstated and is back on active duty after it is so clear that he deserted.

--Another U.S. hostage in Syria is a woman who was a humanitarian aid worker.

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