Go Back   SZONE.US Forums > Current Events > News > Personal Liberty

Personal Liberty Bob Livingston provides you with a conservative, Christian view on life. Helping you live free in an unfree world. Delivering news on improving you health, boosting your wealth, and protecting your civil liberties."

Personal Liberty

John Birch Was First Recorded Cold War Death

Views:221
Reply
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread
  #1  
Unread 08.25.10, 02:13 AM
@PersonalLiberty @PersonalLiberty is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: 05.09
Posts: 21,771
John Birch Was First Recorded Cold War Death

08.24.10 07:01 PM

The first recorded death in the Cold War occurred on Aug. 25, 1945 — one week before VJ Day — when Chinese Communists murdered a Baptist missionary and United States Army Captain named John Birch. Although the U.S. State Department tried to cover up the details of his death, the story was related in the book, The Life of John Birch, written by Robert Welch in 1954.

Four years later, Welch named the anti-Communist organization he founded the John Birch Society after the young man who had inspired him so much. The organization, whose motto is, “Less government, more responsibility, and — with God’s help — a better world,” became one of the most vilified groups in U.S. history.

Like Senator Joe McCarthy before them, they must have been doing something right.

— Chip Wood



http://www.personalliberty.com/conse...old-war-death/
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 06:24 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2007 - 20017 SZONE.US All rights reserved