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Recent Posts from Skoob's Blog

"Pop" Powers, not your prototype hero

Leo J. Powers was raising sheep in Alder Gulch, Montana, when Pearl Harbor was attacked. He was 32, older than your typical army private. He looked even older, lacking teeth (but a full set of dentures) and gimpy due to foot problems. Nevertheless, when he reported for duty, he made it clear wanted action. The Army classified him as unfit for combat. You’re a mechanic!

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Posts about the Old West


European History


U.S. Civil War