Scott Smith and Military Heroes
LITTLE TURTLE–I wrote about him in IBD but don’t have a copy; attaching the chapter in Extraordinary People
I think it’s fair to say that most listeners have never heard of him, yet you say he was the most successful American Indian leader of all in fighting the Americans–why has he been forgotten?
How did he rise to leading the Miami tribe that was in Ohio and Indiana?
His claim to fame is inflicting the greatest defeat on the US Army by natives at the Battle of the Wabash–tell us about it.
How did he fare once peace was made?
BUFFALO BILL CODY
Everyone has heard of him, but few know any details–how did he get his nickname?
You say he became world famous because of his wild west show–what was it like?
How did he manage to travel to Europe with all those animals, not to mention the hundreds of cast members?
You say he’s one of the most important admirals in US history, but few have ever heard of him. How did he rise to that position?
He should be remembered for the Battle of Midway–tell us why he didn’t get credit/
What did he do during the rest of the war?
SIR ALAN BROOKE
He was Churchill’s chief military advisor. How did he rise to that position?
What were his most important contributions once he became the head of the British delegation to the Combined Chiefs of Staff?
What happened to him after the war?