Archive for August, 2017

What is the Battle of Passchendaele? Where was it and who won? | History | News

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017:

In a speech at Tyne Cot cemetery near Ypres, Prince Charles today quoted his great-grandfather George V when he saw the graves there in 1922. George V said: “I have many times asked myself whether there can be more potent advocates of peace upon earth through the years to come, than this massed multitude of silent witnesses to the desolation of war.” As Britain and Belgium pay tribute to the war dead, here is a look back at the First World War battle that began today 100 years ago today.  What is the Battle of Passchendaele? The Battle of Passchendaele, […] Read More →

Medal of Honor Goes to Vietnam Medic Who Ran Through ‘Hell on Earth’

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017:

President Trump, in his first time awarding the decoration, said Mr. McCloughan had made it through “hell on earth” and earned a “place among legends.” “He would not yield. He would not rest. He would not stop. And he would not flinch in the face of sure death and definite danger,” Mr. Trump said. “Though he was thousands of miles from home, it was as if the strength and pride of our whole nation was beating inside Jim’s heart.” For Mr. Trump, the sober ceremony turned out to be a respite from the latest episode in the insistent chaos that […] Read More →

CSUF 2017 Fall Sports previews – Orange County Register

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017:

Cal State Fullerton’s soccer, volleyball and cross country teams are preparing for their fall campaigns. Here’s a look at their personnel and strategies: Women’s soccer It is not often you find yourself in the situation coach Demian Brown is in, where you have nine seniors who all could start. This is possibly the deepest Fullerton women’s soccer team in recent memory. “We’re going to sub a senior off and sub a senior on and that’s fantastic. It’s a very rare and unique situation,” Brown said, mentioning there will be no shortage of options in the attack. “We have three or […] Read More →

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