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2017 Matthew Wright Landing at Anzac Lyell Ernest Tatton 1915

Anzac Day–Memorial Day New Zealand Style

Memorial Day–New Zealand Style By Matthew Wright Guest Post at Bayard & Holmes     In one of the quirks of history, both New Zealand and Australia remember their war dead on 25 April – which isn’t when any war ended. It’s [...]
Wiki 2017 May Border of North and South Korea w:NK soldiers public domain

Missiles and Lines–North Korea

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes Once again, North Korea’s man-boy dictator Kim Jong-un, a.k.a. Kimi 3.0, has managed to attract international attention. The United States and most of North Korea’s neighbors are increasingly concerned by [...]
Hekmet Fahmy
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Hekmet Fahmy–The Fox Behind the Desert Fox

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes On June 10, 1940, Italy declared war on Great Britain. At the time, Great Britain lacked the resources to invade Italy, and Italy had no intention of invading Great Britain. However, the two enemies, along with [...]
Canstock Panties and Stilettos

The US Navy, Fat Leonard, & America’s Military Corruption Conspiracy of the Century

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard & Jay Holmes The US Navy is currently caught in the throes of the greatest known American military corruption conspiracy of this century to date. After a three-year investigation, the story first broke [...]
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MAKE THEM PAY–Obsession & Revenge by NYT Bestseller Allison Brennan

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard FBI Agent Lucy Kincaid is only two weeks away from her wedding to Sean Rogan when Sean’s twin siblings, Liam and Eden, hit town, and they are intent on much more than congratulating the bride and groom. The [...]
Henry Ossian Flipper
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What West Point Can Teach Hollywood

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes Henry Ossian Flipper was the first African-American West Point graduate—not in 1970, or 1950, or even in 1930, but in the Class of 1877.    Henry was born a slave in Georgia in 1856. After the Civil [...]
Altered 2017 Feb Kids discovering spy ship

A Grain of Salt — Spy Ships, Officials, and Russian Missiles

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard Big Media, Big Politics, and Big Business all profit financially and politically when they keep the public worked up in fear and/or outrage. They are not our friends. Let’s take some of their power back with [...]
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USA Today Bestseller Vicki Hinze — A Publishing Pioneer

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard & Jay Holmes     Vicki Hinze can write anything. She has several popular series from romantic suspense to military thrillers to Christian fiction and non-fiction books on the writing craft. [...]
Canstock 2017 Feb Dirty man emerging

Outrage and a Grain of Salt–NSC, Bannon, and The Washington Post

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard The Unholy Threesome of Big Media, Big Politics, and Big Business is never happier than when the public is outraged. Outrage means profits. Outrage means political steam. Outrage means the propaganda of foreign [...]
Josephine Baker Banana Dance

Josephine Baker–Dancer, Singer, Mother, Booty Spy

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes We often expect our military heroes to come equipped with great athletic prowess and years of grueling training. A few ultramodern, nearly-magic gadgets and good looks don’t hurt either. Josephine Baker [...]