10-18-13 I had planned to approach this differently, but found that, Katie McGinty, my wife’s cousin, is running for Pennsylvania’s Governor.
Support Katie @mcgintyforgov
10-20-13 I missed Maine’s Jeramiah O’Brien in Irish-American Chronicle. He captured the first British armed ship
10-22-13 Recommending highly, Mark McMillin’s Prince of the Atlantic, about Luke Ryan in Ben Franklin’s Navy during the Revolutionary War
10-24-13 November 1943, JFK’s PT59 rescued Major Bigger’s 50-stranded Marines from the Japanese described in my book Rory O’Donnell and the Kennedys
10/28/13 With 114 British ships captured or sunk, Luke Ryan’s fleet of privateers, serving under a Ben Franklin commission, surpassed John Paul Jones
10/29/13 A Canadian immigrant, Michael O’Leary from Cork earned the Victoria Cross on February 1, 1915 by killing eight Germans and capturing two
10/31/13 Unwilling to personally strike the colors at Yorktown, Cornwallis sent Irish-born Charles O’Hara. Washington sent Benjamin Lincoln.
11/7/13 The French King loaned John Paul Jones the Bon Homme Richard, which he named after Franklin’s French edition of the Poor Richard’s Almanac
11/10/13 Over 50-years ago, Irish-American JJ Smith became the first civilian to successfully bring sexual harassment charges against a ranking Marine officer.
11/18/13 Per my research, we would not have won our independence in the Revolutionary War without Washington, Franklin, Commodore John Barry, and the French.