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Portrait of Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery on his appointment as Colonel Commandant of the Parachute Regiment, 1944.

da NY Daily News

Ex-Tuskegee Airman, Martin Luther King Jr. bodyguard, dead at 93

Dabney Montgomery, who was a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen and served as a bodyguard to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., died Saturday morning at his home. He was 93.


HMS Alert served on the North America and West Indies Station, including a period in late 1902 and early 1903 when, under Commodore Montgomerie in HMS Charybdis, she enforced a blockade of the Venezuelan coast. During this period she captured the Venezuelan Zumbador. She was laid up for a time at Bermuda, but after 1910 served on the East Indies Station in the Persian Gulf, employed in the suppression of gun-running. She was sold to the civil authority at Basra in 1926 for use as a pilot…

da Book Snob

The Blue Castle by L M Montgomery

The Blue Castle by L M Montgomery is one of my favorite quick reads!! Awesome!!!