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Invasion of New Providence 1778

2009-08-08

The story of the capture of New Providence in the Bahamas without firing a shot by the Continental Marines during January 1778. …

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Sgt. Knobby Walsh

2008-03-30

Interview with Ed Walsh (Knobby). Joined National Guard at fourteen and two years later joined Marine Corps 1945. Served in China then Korea, wounded 1951. After Korea served as Drill Instructor MCRD San Diego. …

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Interview with General William Westmoreland

2008-02-10

Archives 1990. This is an interview with General William Westmoreland that occurred in Boone, North Carolina 1990. General Westmoreland shares his thoughts on the Vietnam War and other topics with interviewer, Bud Hannings. …

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Battle of Engano

2007-08-21

Naval Battle of Engano, fought off Philippines during October 1944. Excerpted from Portrait of the Stars and Stripes Volume II, Seniram Publishing. …

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USS Parche and Steelhead

2007-08-20

This is the story of two US submarines operation off Formosa during July 1944. Rear Admiral Ramage received the Medal of Honor for his heroism during the mission. …

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Good Morning

2007-06-01

This is a short tribute to the United States Armed Forces by Lauren. …

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Invasion of the Aleutian Islands

2007-05-30

This is the story of the Japanese invason of Alaska during 1942 and the subsequent events leading to their expulsion during the following year. Excerpted from A Portrait of the Stars and Stripes, Volume II, Seniram Publishing, Glenside PA 19038 …

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Battle of Midway

2007-05-28

The Battle of Midway June 1942 The naval battle in which the Americans defend the island of Midway in the Pacific. …

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Lou Sessinger of the intelligencer Newspaper Interview

2006-10-25

This is an interview with Lou Sessinger, a journalist with the Intelligencer, a Pennsylvania newspaper who recently spent time with the troops in Iraq. Lou's columns can be seen at phillyburbs.com. Interview conducted by Bud Hannings …

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Invasion of Guadalcanal

2006-06-10

This is the story of the first U.S. offensive during World War II when the 1st Marine Division invades Guadalcanal, nearly eight months after teh attack against Pearl Harbor. It is also the story of the first U.S. land-victory of the war. …

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Battle of Wake Island

2006-06-10

The Battle of Wake Island. A small contingent of U.S. Marines come under attack shortly after the devastating sneak attack against Pearl Harbor, but the indefatigable Marines withstand repeated assaults until they are ordered to surrender on 23 December, 1941 in what becomes a legendary part of Marine Corps history. …

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Interview With Bernie Coyle, USN, WWII

2006-06-10

An interview with a sailor who arrived in the Pacific Theater during the latter part of the war, just in time to encounter a typhoon off Okinawa, during September 1945. …

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History of Leatherneck Magazine

2006-06-08

This is the story behind the Magazine of the Marines, Leatherneck as told during an interview with Colonel WAlt Ford, USMC retired, the present editor of Leatherneck. Colonel Ford tells of the history of the magazine as well as the purpose of the magazine and he speaks of the many benefits of receiving the magazine, but there is much more including what is on the Leatherneck website. …

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The invasion of Tarawa

2006-02-22

The Marines and U.S. Army invade Tarawa, which the Japanese claim can't be taken in one hundred yers by one million Yanks. Following a bloody battle during November 1943, the objective falls in several days. …

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The Naval Battle of Samar

2006-02-21

The Battle of Samar occurred on 25 October, 1944. At the tie, three Japanese fleets moved against U.S. at the Philippines on 23 October. The naval confrontation lasted until the 26th while two other battles also erupted. The three sea battles occurred near simultaneously. The U.S. prevailed and the Philippines remained under U.S. control. Story excerpted from Portrait of the Stars and Stripes, II. …

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Naval Battle of Leyte Gulf

2006-02-20

Three Japanese fleets move against U.S. at Philippines on 23 October, 1944. The naval confrontation lasts until the 26th while two other battles also erupt, all just after MacArthur returns to the Philippines. Story excerpted from Portrait of the Stars and Stripes, II, …

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Invasion of iwo Jima

2006-02-20

U.S. Marines invade the island of Iwo Jima during February 1945. The island is defended by about 23,000 Japanese. AT battle's end, nearly all of the defenders are annihilated. The Mrines are ordered to seize the island to gin its two operating airfields from which U.S> fighters can begin to provide protection for U.S> bombers. The Marines raise the flag on Mt. Suribachi during this successful campaign; however, more than 6,000 Marines are killed.. …

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New version Another New Nephew of Uncle SamUncl

2005-11-13

This is a version read by Lauren Mitros, a Fourth Grader. Lauren wanted to send her best wishes to the troops and wish them a Merry Christmas. Duplicate of a recent podcast episode …

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Another New Nephew Of Uncle Sam

2005-11-13

A tribute to the U.S. Armed Forces combat troops engaed against in the war against terrorists. Read by the author, Bud Hannings …

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Battle of The Bulge And The Relief Of Bastogne

2005-09-14

General George S. Patton, Jr., and Third Army during the Battle of the Bulge and the relief of Bastogne during December 1944. The musical score, The Relief of Bastogne is written by Mr. Ray Tonchen and the piece is played by the 113th Army Band, led by Ken Allen. The piece is rad by the author, Bud Hannings …

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Normandy Invasion

2005-08-27

The Normanddy Invasion June 6 1944. The Allies invade France against enormous German resistance. An extraordinary military invasion that involves thosusand of ships and about 150,00 U.S> and British troops. …

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Battle of San Pietro

2005-08-02

The U.S. Fifth Army en route to Rome must take San Pietro, the link to the Liri Valley and Rome. Two battles occur during December 1943. The story is excerpted from A Portrait of The Stars and Stripes, Volume II, …

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Invasion of Sicily July 1943

2005-07-20

The U.S. 7th Army under General George S. Patton, Jr. and the British under General Montgomery invade Sicily on Jluy 7, 1943. The 7th Army crosses Sicily in 38 days in a spectacular display of American persistance against two German Divisions, supported by teh Italian division there March with Patton from Gela to Messina. The story is excerpted from A Portrait of the Stars and Stripes, Volume II, Seniram Publishing, Glenside, Pennsylvania. …

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Interview With Jerry Tague WWII Artilleryman

2005-07-19

This is an interview from the archives with Jerry Tague who served with the U.S> Army as an artilleryman during WW II. The late Jerry Tague participated in landings at North Africa, Sicila, Italy, where he witnessed the destruction of Monte Cassino and he landed with 3rd Army in Southern France. Jerry resided in Glenside, Pennsylvania. …

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The Cook and the Scabbardfish

2005-07-11

An interview with Nick Christodoulou, a crewman (and cook) of the sub, Scabbardfish, which had five War Patrols during WWII. The Scabbardfish sunk four vessels during the war and its cook unnexpectedly caused the sub to hrriedly surface in Japanese waters. …

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Tribute To Major General George S. Patton

2005-07-03

This is a farewell tribute to Major General George S. Patton who passed away on June 27, 2004. The episode includes an interview with the general during 1991 and it includes a section regarding his funeral written by one of the men who served under him in Vietnam, Bob Hersey. …

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An Introduction To Seniram Publishing

2005-07-02

This is to tell you a little more about Seniram Publishing and the episodes we are placing on podcasts. We thought you should know more about us. …

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Warriors In The Sand

2005-06-30

A tribute to the U.S. Marines that planted the flag in Baghdad. The piece is read by the author, Bud Hannings, Seniram Publishing, Glenside, Pennsylvania …

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God's Shining Light

2005-06-29

A tribute to the American armed forces in teh fight against terrorism. The piece is read by the author, Bud Hannings, Seniram Publishing, Glenside, Pennsylvania. …

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Lest We Forget

2005-06-29

A patriotic tribute to the armed forces and why we respect the Stars and Stripes. Read by the author, Bud Hannings …

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Battle Of Pearl Harbor

2005-06-28

This is an account of the Japanese sneak attack against Pearl Harbor on 7 December, 1941. The story is excerpted from a Portrait of the Stars and Stripes, Volume II, Seniram Publishing Inc. Glenside, PA. The story is read by the author, Bud Hannings. …

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It's Our FLag

2005-06-28

A patriotic tribute to the U.S> Armed Forces in regard to terrorism. The piece is read by the author, Bud Hannings, Seniram Publishing. …

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Swift Silent Sentinel

2005-06-26

Tribute to the Submariners of World War II. …

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Farewell Our Friend

2005-06-22

A patriotic tribute to a deceased veteran. …

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The Submarine USS Tang

2005-06-22

The story of the Tang, one of the 52 submarines that did not return from World War II covers the Tang's fifth and final War Patrol during late 1944. The story is excerpted from A Portrait of the Stars and Stripes, Volume II, Seniram Publishing Inc., Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038. .The story is read by the author, Bud Hannings …

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The Eternal Flag

2005-06-22

A Patriotic Tribute To The U.S. Armed Forces and The Stars and Stripes. …

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Heroes Final Parade

2005-06-22

A Memorial Day Tribute To Fallen Veterans …

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Battle of the Coral Sea

2005-06-22

The U.S. fleet engages the Japanese fleet in the Coral Sea during May 1942. The opposing fleets never make contact. The entire battle is fought between the opposing planes. The battle is the prelude to the Naval Battle of Midway. The story is read by the author, Bud Hannings. Seniram Publishing, Glenside Pennsylvania 2005 …

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U.S. Armed Forces Stories

This is selection of stories (major battle) and tributes to the U.S. Armed Forces, excerpted from A Portrait of the Stars and Stripes, Volumes I and II and other works of Seniram Publishing Inc. Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038..The stories are read by the author, Bud Hannings.

U.S. Armed Forces Stories


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