Tuesday, May 22, 2012

MEDAL of HONOR RECIPIENT "BUD" DAY



I got shot down over North Vietnam in 1967, a Squadron Commander. After I returned in 1973 . . . I published 2 books that dealt a lot with "real torture" in Hanoi. Our make-believe president is branding our country as a bunch of torturers when he has no idea what torture is.

As for me, I was put thru a mock execution because I would not respond . . . pistol whipped on the head . . . same event. Couple of days later . . . hung by my feet all day. I escaped and a couple of weeks later, I got shot and recaptured. Shot was OK . . . what happened afterwards was not.

They marched me to Vinh . . . put me in the rope trick . . . almost pulled my arms out of the sockets. Beat me on the head with a little wooden rod until my eyes were swelled shut, and my unshot, unbroken hand a pulp.

Next day hung me by the arms . . . rebroke my right wrist . . . wiped out the nerves in my arms that control the hands . . . rolled my fingers up into a ball. Only left the slightest movement of my L forefinger. So I started answering with some incredible lies.

Sent me to Hanoi strapped to a barrel of gas in the back of a truck.

Hanoi . . . on my knees . . . rope trick again. Beaten by a big fool.

Into leg irons on a bed in Heartbreak Hotel.

Much kneeling - hands up at Zoo.

Really bad beating for refusing to condemn Lyndon Johnson.

Several more kneeling events. I could see my knee bone thru kneeling holes.

There was an escape from the annex to the Zoo. I was the Senior officer of a large building because of escape . . . they started a mass torture of all commanders.

I think it was July 7, 1969 . . . they started beating me with a car fan belt. In first 2 days I took over 300 strokes . . . then stopped counting because I never thought I would live thru it.

They continued day-night torture to get me to confess to a non-existent part in the escape. This went on for at least 3 days. On my knees . . . fan belting . . . cut open my scrotum with fan belt stroke. Opened up both knee holes again. My fanny looked like hamburger. I could not lie on my back.

They tortured me into admitting that I was in on the escape . . . and that my 2 room-mates knew about it.

The next day I denied the lie.

They commenced torturing me again with 3- 6- or 9 strokes of the fan belt every day from about July 11 or 12th . . . to 14 October 1969. I continued to refuse to lie about my roommates again.

Now, the point of this is that our make-believe president has declared to the world that we (U.S.) are a bunch of torturers . . . thus it will be OK to torture us next time when they catch us . . . because that is what the U.S. does.

Our make-believe president is a know nothing fool who thinks that pouring a little water on some one's face, or hanging a pair of women's pants over an Arabs head is TORTURE. He is a meathead.

I just talked to MOH holder Leo Thorsness, who was also in my squadron, in jail . . . as was John McCain . . . and we agree that McCain does not speak for the POW group when he claims that Al Gharib was torture . . . or that "water boarding" is torture.

Our president and those fools around him who keep bad mouthing our great country are a disgrace to the United States. Please pass this info on . . . free to use it to point out the stupidity of the claims that water boarding . . . which has no after effect . . . is torture.

If it got the Arab to cough up the story about how he planned the attack on the twin towers in NYC . . . Hurrah for the guy who poured the water!!


George Everett " Bud " Day(born February 24, 1925) is a retired U.S. Air Force Colonel and Command Pilot who served during the Vietnam War. He is often cited as being the most decorated U.S. service member since General Douglas MacArthur, having received some seventy decorations, a majority for actions in combat. Day is a recipient of the Medal of Honor.



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6 comments:

  1. Let the Obama punk look at Bud and know he sees a real man of honor. Bless this warrior and all like him.

    Humbled x

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  2. TomR,armed in TexasMay 23, 2012 at 6:54 PM

    As long as we realize that obama hates America, her traditions and culture and her successes, then everything obama does makes sense. He works to destroy America.

    obama is a shallow wisp of a person. Compared to people like Col. Bud Day, obama is less than a nothing.

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  3. I guess that I am getting old as I remember when we had real men in the White House. Thank God we still have men like this Colonel who is a real stud!

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  4. Too Bad there aren't more that will stand up for the basics this Country was founded on instead of trying to destroy it from the inside!

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  5. I truly admire your courage and honor. My heart breaks for all the service men/women who come home disabled and broken and get very meager compensation and health care from the government. Yet, we give billions of $$ to countries who don't like us. Even more, we give billions of $$ to able-bodied welfare recipients who don't want to work, not to mention the billions of $$ spent on health care to illegal immigrants. Our country is going upside down.

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  6. WARRIORS LIKE YOU ARE THE FABRIC OF THIS GREAT COUNTRY. HOW MANAGED TO GET THRU ALL THAT PAIN AND SUFFERING IS BEYOND ME. WHENEVER I HEAR JAN FONDA'S NAME I WANT TO RETCH!! ALL I CAN OFFER IS A "THANK YOU" FOR YOUR SERVICE, PAIN AND SUFFERING THAT YOU ENDURED. GOD BLESS YOU AND ALL THAT YOU ENDURED. GOD HAS A SPECIAL PLACE FOR PEOPLE LIKE YOU.

    BOBBY G. IN TN.

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