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Few Americans today know about Operation Torch, America's first real large (multi-divisional) amphibious/expeditionary invasion of World War II. Torch, run with British/Commonwealth forces in November 1942, was designed to occupy French North Africa and flank Erwin Rommel's Afrika Korps during their retreat from El Alamein.Operation Torch was huge for its time, with five Allied divisions landing on three sets of beaches, running from Casablanca on the Atlantic coast to Oran in the Mediterranean. The largest amphibious landing ever run up to that time, Operation Torch was a crucible for Allied leaders and doctrine in World War II, and forged many of the postwar relationships that we recognize today.
To learn more about Operation Torch, tune into this week's edition of Military Monday (#MilitaryMonday on the Writestream Radio Network (@Writestream)) at 1 PM EDT. Author, historian, journalist, documentary filmmaker, and host John D. Gresham (@greshamj01) has invited U.S. Naval Institute Press (@USNIBooks) author Vince O'Hara to discuss his new book, TORCH. TORCH is the story of one of America's least-know and riskiest operations of World War II. Please join us to hear about it for yourself.
Most Americans, when they think about the Civil War, probably remember the great land battles like Gettysburg and Shiloh, not realizing that there also was a significant maritime conflict as well. From inland waterways to the deep oceans, Union and Confederate naval forces were engaged in a four-year struggle for control of the trade routes to and from North America. One key campaign was the Confederate attempt to interdict key Union maritime activities, particularly whaling ships which supplied important oil products. To accomplish this task, Confederate Secretary of the Navy Stephen Mallory commissioned and acquired a small number of armed merchant cruisers, mostly from Great Britain. Though few in number, these merchant cruisers harassed Union trade routes across the globe, and required the Union Navy to commit valuable resources to hunt them down. Along the way their captains and crews became legends in the annals of American naval history.
To learn more about the Confederate commerce raiding campaign, tune into this week's edition of Military Monday (#MilitaryMonday on the Writestream Radio Network (@Writestream)) at 1 PM EST. Author, historian, journalist, documentary filmmaker, and host John D. Gresham (@greshamj01) has invited U.S. Naval Institute Press (@USNIBooks) author Dwight Hughes to discuss his new book, A CONFEDERATE BIOGRAPHY. The book chronicles the voyage of the Confederate merchant cruiser CSS Shenandoah, which in 1864 and 1865, circumnavigated the globe on an epic wartime cruise. Listeners are encouraged to call in and offer questions and opinions to both gentlemen, in what will be certainly an intriguing hour.
World War II was very much a "coming out" for the men and missions of today's U.S. Air Force (USAF). Led by legendary airpower pioneers like Hap Arnold, Curtis LeMay and Jimmy Dolittle, the Army Air Force (AAF) of the 1940s grew by leaps and bounds in the 1940s, into the most destructive fighting force in history. But the majority of the fighting and dying was done by a young AAF officers who came of age in the late 1930s and early 1940s. Three of the most outstanding of these young officers were Paul Tibbets, "Dutch" Van Kirk, and Thomas Ferebee, who flew on the very first strategic bombing mission into France in 1942, and were part of the crew of the B-29 Superfortress "Enola Gay" which dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima in August 1945. The story of these three amazing young man is both compelling and historic, and worthy of a good book.
To learn more about the men known as "the Three Musketeers of the AAF", tune into this week's edition of Military Monday (#MilitaryMonday on the Writestream Radio Network (@Writestream)) at 1 PM EST. Author, historian, journalist, documentary filmmaker, and host John D. Gresham (@greshamj01) has invited U.S. Naval Institute Press (@USNIBooks) author Robert Harder to discuss his new book, THE THREE MUSKETEERS OF THE ARMY AIR FORCES. THE THREE MUSKETEERS OF THE ARMY AIR FORCES is a story of three friends who grew into manhood together, fighting from the first to the last in World War II. Please join us to hear about it for yourself.
Happy New Year Military Monday listeners! As we begin our fourth year of broadcasting, it seems like good time to look back over our growing body of work, and pick out some of the best of it to share with listeners. So to start 2016, join us on Military Monday (#MilitaryMonday on the Writestream Radio Network(@Writestream)) with military historian, author and journalist John D. Gresham (@greshamj01) at 1 p.m. Eastern for a special broadcast celebrating the shows and guests that we consider to have been our best. Writestream Radio Network founder, author and host Dariaanne DiGiovanni (@dariaanne) will join him on the air to provide commentary, and talk with John about the shows, and how he reaches out to invite guests and develop shows for Military Monday. In addition, listeners are encouraged to call in and talk to both John and Daria about the business of Internet radio, and how it is rapidly growing in both popularity and market penetration.
It's that time again!!! Round Table Tuesday!!! Join us tonight for Round Table Tuesday as we keep the conversation rolling. Tonight we are discussing the relationships of Blacks/Africans & the United States Military. Should we go fight for a country who denies us our basic human rights? Are we really going into the military because we love this country or is it because we lack opportunities? Why are the veterans of this country treated the worse when they have served the country? What about all of the mental issues that the vets face when they return home & are put on all types of medication? Why do the recruiters target the schools in the lower income neighborhood? We will answer these questions & more tonight. Call in at 9PM sharp 917-889-3009 if you want to get in on the topic. Press "1" if you want to speak on it!!! Don't meet me there, beat me there.
Join host Dave Etter and co-host Jay Ha'o, guests Susan Reynolds and Corie Weathers (and Christopher Burkhart via chat) as they discuss and maybe get down to the nitty gritty about secondary PTSD, how it happens and why it happens.
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(0:13:49) - http://www.vietnow.com/ptsd-walking-on-eggshells/
(0:14:13) - http://www.ptsd.va.gov/professional/PTSD-overview/dsm5_criteria_ptsd.asp
(0:30:47) - https://www.istss.org/ISTSS_Main/media/Webinar_Recordings/RECFREE01/slides.pdf
(0:38:09) - http://slideplayer.com/slide/4674639
(0:42:25) - http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2080512/
(0:42:33) - http://www.familyofavet.com/secondary_ptsd.html
(0:50:06) - http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2013/01/ptsd-epidemic-military-vets-families
(0:54:31) - http://www.familyofavet.com/secondary_ptsd.html
(0:55:04) - what about children who could end up with the PTSD/Secondary PTSD??
(0:55:51) - http://www.familyofavet.com/secondary_ptsd_children.html
(0:57:12) - http://www.singingthroughtherain.net/2016/04/ptsd-special-needs-mom.html
(1:01:46) - http://www.nctsnet.org/sites/default/files/assets/pdfs/secondary_traumatic_tress.pdf
(1:09:14) - http://www.nctsnet.org/sites/default/files/assets/pdfs/what_is_child_traumatic_stress_0.pdf
(1:10:39) - http://www.nctsnet.org/sites/default/files/assets/pdfs/understanding_child_traumatic_stress_brochure_9-29-05.pdf
(1:16:34) - http://www.ptsd.va.gov/professional/treatment/children/pro_child_parent_ptsd.asp
(1:21:19) - http://www.nctsnet.org/
(1:23:54) - https://startpage.com/eng/?&hmb=1
By the 1970s, strategic weapons planners were attempting to find new ways to maintain survivable and credible deterrence forces. Submarines carrying ballistic missiles and bombers armed with gravity bombs and cruise missiles were survivable enough, but land-based ballistic missiles in silos were rapidly becoming vulnerable to new, highly accurate strategic weapons. The Soviet Union began to invest in rail and truck-based Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs), but US plans for similar ICBM basing schemes never came to fruition. Why is an important question today, as America finally begins a long overdue modernization of its strategic deterrent forces. So a look back at the basing schemes and arguments of the 1970s is both a valid and important discussion as plans go forth for a new generation of US ICBMs.
To learn more about the development and history of US strategic weapons basing, tune into this week's edition of Military Monday (#MilitaryMonday on the Writestream Radio Network (@Writestream)) at 1 PM EST. Author, historian, journalist, documentary filmmaker, and host John D. Gresham (@greshamj01) has invited respected U.S. Naval Institute Press (@USNIBooks) author Steven Pomeroy to discuss his new book, A ROAD UNTAKEN. A ROAD UNTAKEN is a detailed examination and history of mobile ICBM basing studies and decisions in the 1970s, and their relevance today.
Monday, May 2, 2016 at 8:00 pm EST, Prophetess Christina Glenn Weeks will be praying over your prayer requests live on the Monday Night Of Miracles Conference Call. She will be praying prophetically for you, that divine, supernatural miracles and favor will be released on your behalf.
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Greetings! Join me, Doctor Dayciaa Smith, for a brand new episode of Divine Experience on Sunday, April 17, 2016 @ 5:30 p.m. CST. I'll give personal updates, talk about P.O.I.s for the week, and I'll share a survey on religious preferences and affiliations currently in the combined military branches. Our focal topic for today is, "Military Personnel As Messengers of God," and we'll discuss how Christian military service personnel can safely and fairly express personal spiritual convictions to be--first and foremost--dedicated to worshipping, praising and honoring our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Tune in for this very special episode in honor of Month of the Military Child.
You don't want to miss this awesome and powerful night of “Marked For Abundance” and more miracles. If you know you need special miracles in your life set your alarm now, start sharing and tagging this information with as many people as you can on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and let them know to join you Monday, April 25, 2016 at 8:00 PM EST. God Bless You! If your family and friends can't listen online the number to call is 518-556-1110 No Access Code Needed.
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Popular history tells us that US Naval aviation developed from early experiments with flight decks on ships, into the vast carrier fleets of World War II. But in fact, the first U.S. Navy/Marine Corps combat aviation operations involve something for different from the great aircraft carrier operations of the mid-20th century. Rather than supporting the fleet, during World War I naval aviation was focused on a single basic target set: German U-boat and their supporting infrastructure. Just after the American entry into the Great War, early naval aviation options focused on dealing with the threat of German U-boats, which were strangling communications between the New World and Europe. And when it was discovered that early aircraft were ineffective against submarines at sea, U.S. Navy efforts turned to attacking their home ports in Belgium.
To learn more about the development and history of US naval aviation andstrategic bombing, tune into this week's edition of Military Monday (#MilitaryMonday on the Writestream Radio Network (@Writestream)) at 1 PM EST. Author, historian, journalist, documentary filmmaker, and host John D. Gresham (@greshamj01) has invited respected U.S. Naval Institute Press (@USNIBooks) authors Thomas Wildenberg and Geoffrey Rossano to discuss his new book, STRIKING THE HORNETS' NEST. STRIKING THE HORNETS' NEST is a detailed examination and history of early US Naval aviation combat operations, and America's first real efforts towards a strategic bombing force and campaign. Look forward to learning something new during what is going to be a fascinating hour on Military Monday.
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