Within my 12/03/2020 blog titled “Lyndon B. Johnson’s World War II Service – and “War Experiences” I described different aspects of the ever-changing official version of LBJ’s and the federal government’s pronouncements about his being awarded the Silver Star for his WWII “combat experience.” In a rather paradoxically-humorous manner, there are so many versions of what … Continue reading Contradictions Within Robert Caro’s Works: Exposing a Legacy Built on Mythology?
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Lyndon B. Johnson’s World War II Service – and “War Experiences”
(Updated 12/3/2020 — originally published 8/21/2019) Congressman Lyndon B. Johnson joins Navy as Lt. Commander with no training (even about the need to salute higher-level officers) After Pearl Harbor, Congressman Lyndon B. Johnson decided his political career would benefit from a stint in the navy. Johnson visited Admiral Chester Nimitz, a Hill Country native, who … Continue reading Lyndon B. Johnson’s World War II Service – and “War Experiences”