And what country can preserve its liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms. The remedy is to set them right as to facts, pardon and pacify them. What signify a few lives lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Chief Thomas K. Yallup, of Toppenish, Washington, chief of the Yakima Indian Tribal Council, visits his son, Cpl. Bill Yallup, who was in training with an army armored unit at the Yakima Firing Center. Cpl. Yallup's "iron horse," an M-48 tank, is one of several roaming the plains where once-proud Indian warriors rode fleet-footed steeds.
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We should have done more to bring Native Americans into the fighting forces. Those that served did it with great distinction.ReplyDelete
If the Indians had M-48's at Wounded Knee, the Army would have had its hands full.ReplyDelete