Posts Tagged 'Robert Copeland'

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A tactical map for the Invasion of Leyte on 20...

A tactical map for the Invasion of Leyte on 20 October 1944. The 24th Infantry Division landed in the northern part of the island with X Corps. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

To get something done a committee should consist of no more than three men, two of whom are absent.”   —   Robert Copeland (The Rear Admiral, NOT the racist.)

Battle off Samar. Part of the Battle of Leyte ...

Battle off Samar. Part of the Battle of Leyte Gulf. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(Robert W. Copeland was an American Naval hero, of the Battle of Samar, during WWII.  Without his actions the Japanese counter-offensive to the Allies’ Leyte invasion may have succeeded, which would have resulted in thousands of casualties, and would have prolonged the war.  The jerk who referred to President Obama as a bleeping N-word makes Donald Sterling look like an all-accepting community leader.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Battle off Samar, 25 October 1944: American su...

Battle off Samar, 25 October 1944: American survivors of the battle are rescued by a U.S. Navy ship on 26 October 1944. Some 1200 survivors of USS Gambier Bay (CVE-73), USS Hoel (DD-533), USS Johnston (DD-557) and USS Samuel B. Roberts (DE-413) were rescued during the days following the action. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Robert W. Copeland circa 1944

Robert W. Copeland circa 1944 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


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