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As a member of the elite Office of Strategic Services, Frank A. Gleason spent the final year of World War II leading a small team of operatives tasked with carrying out sabotage operations against Japanese troops in southern China. In a recent interview with the Associated Press, the legendary commando joked that his outfit would be regarded today as a “trained band of terrorists.”

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Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.

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And no one knows that better than military service members and we have the pictures to prove it.

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On the May 1, 1960, the cockpit of a U-2 high altitude reconnaissance jet, flying deep in Russian territory over the Ural Mountains, rings with the sound of its missile warning system as the aircraft is pursued by no fewer than 14 Russian S-75 Dvina surface-to-air missiles.

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