Seven Days In May– A military coup?

Seven Days In May– A military coup?

Seven Days in May is one of those rare things: a movie that is better than the source book. The book isn’t bad, but it’s full of lectures to the reader, while the movie does away with all that exposition and is a fast-paced drama. One of my favorite parts...
The US Naval Academy Was Founded Because of a Mutiny

The US Naval Academy Was Founded Because of a Mutiny

And it wasn’t the Caine. I went to the Military Academy, founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1802. Although Jefferson tended to be anti-military, he accepted the need for a standing army. And if the nation was going to have one, he felt it should be officered by a...