Monthly Archives: December 2014

Badass Report: Sgt. Robert Gerstung

Hour after hour alone with a belt-fed… Another Badass Report: On this day Dec 19, 1944, Sgt. Robert E. Gerstung US Army, was awarded the Medal of Honor and showed everyone how to be a badass. His heavy machine-gun squad … Continue reading

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Badass Report: Pfc. Dirk Vlug

One man against five tanks – no problem if you’re Dirk Vlug… Another Badass Report! Pfc Dirk Vlug, US Army, 32nd ID, on Dec 15, 1944 in the Philippines, earned the Medal of Honor and the title of Badass. While … Continue reading

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How Gaston Glock made a pistol…

Way back in 1963, a young man named Gaston Glock started a plastics company near Vienna in Austria. He made curtain rods, drawer parts, radiators, and other plastic molded parts, and became moderately successful. He also began to make small … Continue reading

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Badass Report: Capt. William Barber

Another Badass Report: Capt William Barber, 1st Marine Division, on this day Dec 2, 1950 in the Chosin Reservoir, earned the Medal of Honor. His troops were battle weary and dug in at night to defend a 3-mile pass that … Continue reading

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Badass Report: Pfc Lewis Albanese

Another Badass Report: On this day dec 1st, in 1966 in Vietnam, Pfc Lewis Albanese, U.S. Army, 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, earned the Medal of Honor. His platoon was under heavy rifle fire attack. Pfc Albanese saw additional fire … Continue reading

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