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PoP's Southern American: Where Southern Honour Has Been

8/03/2011

Where Southern Honour Has Been




Born in the Heat of Battle






Made Forever Immortal by Men of Honour!



Marines Okinawa Beach


Lt. Col. Wray Blackford delivers a speech to the personnel of the 8th Evacuation Hospital during celebrations of Jefferson's Birthday, 13 April 1944 WW2.



U.S. Marines marching through Beirut
in 1958 with Confederate flag.



The confederate flag waves from top of pup tent of SFC Eugene L. Bursi, of Memphis , Tenn., an artilleryman with the 136th Field Artillery Battalion U.S. Eighth Army, in Korea on April 27, 1951.


Admiral Arleigh A. Burke, USN,
Chief of Naval Operations (at left)

With a Third Class Quartermaster on bridge of USS Picking (DD-685), Korea. He is holding a Tennessee coffee cup marked with the Confederate battle flag.



Korea



LZ (Landing Zone) Maureen Flag Raising - Photo Taken by LT. ED HEITOV, Then the 1st Platoon Leader; Left to right: KEN LORENZ (Odessa, Texas), MEL WILKISON (with M-60, from Kansas), PETE JOHNSON (Minnesota), HOUSTON MARTIN (North Carolina), JIM CABLE (North Carolina), RON KEY (Squad Leader, from Louisiana), and ED CAIN (Tennessee.) The Flag was "Donated" by the Marines at Dong Ha.


US Marine Khe Sanh, Vietnam 1968.



82nd Airborne Fire Base
Outside Hue South Vietnam



NAM



M48 Patton tank NAM



Fire Base NAM



Georgia Flag South Vietnam


NAM



NAM



A modified Huey gunship used by the Rebel Gunship Platoon NAM


Marines Iraq


Tennessee Warriors in Afghanistan
Thanks, Pam





 
 
The Confederate Battle Flag With The "St Andrews Cross" was not the only Confederate Battle Flag, but She was the most known and used late in that great war. She is the most, hated, debated, misrepresented and beloved of all Confederate symbols. She has been tarnished by groups as the, naacp "by way of slander", kkk, aryan nation, skinheads, neo nazi, white supremacy clowns...Just to name a few. She was not a national flag, nor was She a politician's flag, and most defiantly not a flag of hate!..."She was a soldier's flag" a banner of courage, honour and a call to duty. She was a rallying point for battling warriors. Many died to keep Her safe and out of enemy hands, this Flag was stained with the blood of our Southron patriots. Last, and most important,
SHE WAS AN AMERICAN FLAG!!

As Southron, we owe it to ourselves and noble ancestry to protect Her and hold Her in reverence. We must stand up to those that slander Her, for that slander is slander toward us and our past. We must never let our past be removed from our future...May God give us the courage to do what must be done to stop the hate of "Those People." ~ PoP

3 Comments:

Anonymous T Warren said...

What beautiful imagery these photos portray. It make a tear come to the eye, and buttons pop off one's shirt in pride. Thanks to those who posted them.
T warren

August 4, 2011 at 12:12 PM  
Blogger Brock Townsend said...

Some I hadn't seen and posted.

August 4, 2011 at 1:04 PM  
Blogger Scott said...

Thank you for the great images. I am so proud of my uncle in SC; a Viet Nam CMH reipient and stalwart patriot of the south. This reminds me of him. I was raised with the same values and just across the Mason Dixon so my roots are with the south.

September 23, 2011 at 9:45 AM  

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