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Articles by Gabe Christy:

When The Coast Guard Supported The D.E.A. & Flew Resupply & Bombing Missions In Peru

The U.S. Coast Guard has always been there to help those in distress, but that doesn’t always mean ships in a storm. In the Fall…

How the Jewish Brigade Saved Lives, and Helped to Found a Nation’s Army

In the spring of 1945, a new unit arrived on the British lines in northern Italy: His Majesty’s Jewish Brigade Group. Made up Jewish volunteers…

This Coast Guard Commandant Fought His Way Through Vietnam In Swift Boats

When Paul A. Yost Jr. assumed the position of Commandant of the United States Coast Guard in 1986 he approached the role with a powerful…

When a Ragtag Group of Foolhardy Men Took On U-Boats With Sailing Ships

While many people know the story of the “Little Ships of Dunkirk,” Great Britain was not the only nation to call upon its civilian sailors…

By Sacrificing Himself Coast Guard Douglas Munro Saved 500 Marines From Being Slaughtered

The United States Coast Guard was founded on a tradition of taking small boats into dangerous conditions to save lives. This skill made Coast Guard…

How A Small Group Of Canadian Paratroopers Saved Denmark From Soviet Occupation

By May 1945 the war in Europe had finally started to wind down. Yet for the men of the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion, there was…