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A plan of New York Island, with part of Long Island, Staten Island & east New Jersey : with a particular description of the engagement on the woody heights of Long Island, between Flatbush and Brooklyn, on the 27th of August 1776 between His Majesty's fo from Whole.

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Home - Guardian Angels

The Guardian Angels have become integrated into the fabric of the community. Since 1979, the non-profit, New York City based group, has been responsible for creating hundreds of safety patrols chapters throughout the United States and worldwide. Formed by Curtis Sliwa and 12 dedicated volunteers in New York City, the "Magnificent 13" rode ...

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Guardian Angels - Wikipedia

The Guardian Angels is a non-profit international volunteer organization of unarmed crime prevention. The Guardian Angels organization was founded on February 13, 1979, in New York City by Curtis Sliwa.It later spread to over 130 cities and 13 countries worldwide. Sliwa originally created the organization to combat widespread violence and crime on the New York City …

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YOUNG IMMORTALS | Gang culture, Gangs of new york, Gang …

Green Beret. Youth Culture. 70′s New York Street Gang Documentary: FLYING CUT SLEEVES Now Showing! - CVLT Nation. The Flying Cut Sleeves documentary is an unreal look at 1970's NYC street gangs. Check out this film and go back to a time when youth culture was pure rebellion! ... How the Gangs of 1970s New York Came Together to End Their Wars.

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Blaze of Light: The Inspiring True Story of Green Beret ...

New York Times best-selling author Marcus Brotherton chronicles the incredible true story of a person who changed from lost to found. Gripping and unforgettable, and written with a rich and vivid narrative voice, Blaze of Light will inspire you to answer hurt with ingenuity, to reach for faith, and to find clarity and peace within any season of ...

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New York - HISTORY

New York City contains roughly 660 miles of subway track connecting 468 subway stations—the lowest of which is located 180 feet below street level. In 2011, more than 1.6 billion people rode the ...

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Beret - Wikipedia

The Young Lords Party, a Latino revolutionary organisation in the United States in the 1960s and 1970s, also wore berets, as did the Guardian Angels unarmed anti-crime citizen patrol units originated by Curtis Sliwa in New York City in the 1970s to patrol the streets and subways to discourage crime (red berets and matching shirts).

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Guardian Angels: 22 Photos Of New York's 1980s Saviors In ...

They work together to keep the streets safe and have singlehandedly made the image of a red beret a sight for sore eyes. Alone, they are everyday members of society, but together they are the Guardian Angels.. Founded by New York native Curtis Sliwa, the group was created as an answer to the high crime rates that plagued New York City in the 1970s.

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Pictures of the controversial vigilantes who protected the ...

(William N. Jacobellis/New York Post Archives via Getty Images) A 2001 New York Daily News article waxes nostalgic: "New Yorkers cheered when a volunteer army of tough young men in red berets began riding the trains with them, patrolling the city's underground every night of the week, beating up muggers and holding them for cops.

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22 Photographs of the New York City Guardian Angels

22 Photographs of the New York City Guardian Angels. The Guardian Angels are volunteer, unarmed, vigilante crime fighters. They were founded on February 13, 1979, in New York City, by Curtis Sliwa. They have grown to over 130 different chapters globally. In the 1980s, over 250 felonies were committed every week in the system.

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Get the best deals on Beret 1970s Vintage Hats for Women when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. Free shipping on many items ... Vintage Jaccard New York Paris Velvet Beret Hat Pageboy Arrow Black. $44.95. $5.00 shipping. or Best Offer. SPONSORED. Vintage NWT Women's Structured Wool Beret Hat w/ Gold Rope 70's Medium Green.

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Valorous TV Sit Rep - The History of The Military Beret

1970's & 80's. In the 1970s, Army policy allowed local commanders to encourage morale-enhancing uniform distinctions, and the use of berets boomed. Armor personnel at Fort Knox, Ky., wore the traditional British black beret, while U.S. armored cavalry regime nts in Germany wore the black beret with a red and white oval.

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Pictures of the controversial vigilantes who protected the ...

Led by the 23-year-old night manager of a Bronx McDonald's named Curtis Sliwa, the Guardian Angels began patrolling the city as unarmed crime stoppers. They wore a uniform—red beret, red jacket, combat boots—and they employed a streetwise sensibility to diffusing tensions, especially on the subway.

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Green Berets 1960s | The Pop History Dig

Randy Roberts and James Stuart Olson, John Wayne: American, New York: Simon and Schuster,1995. "United States Army Special Forces in Popular Culture," Wikipedia.org. Robin Moore, The Hunt for Bin Laden, New York: Random House Publishing Group, March 2003, 400pp. Robin Moore, Tales of the Green Berets (Signet, 1966), 144pp. Click for copy.

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US Army berets - blue, black, green, maroon, tan... - Page ...

that beret does have 2/17th flash. In the 82nd, the 1/17th wore this on the maroon beret. The 101st came off jump status in April 1974. We had a unit formation (at Bragg) and our captain asked us if "anyone wanted to get the Army's new Air Assault Badge"? To qualify, you had to fly around New York City 2 laps in a Chinook-CH-47, and we laughed.

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