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.
Monday, April 29, 2019
Aircraft carriers and other ships at anchor at Ulithi Atol, on 8 December 1944. Carriers in line are (from front): USS WASP (CV-18); USS YORKTOWN (CV-10); USS HORNET (CV-19); USS HANCOCK (CV-19); USS TICONDEROGA (CV-140; USS LEXINGTON (CV-16) is in the left background. Note camouflage schemes used. Photographed from USS TICONDEROGA (CV-16) plane