Photo shows the ending ceremony for the 1/71st Infantry being deactivated with Brieba as it's last commander.
The unit had dwindled down to a few men as solders and officers ran in panic to seek a slot in the 1/69th Infantry.
Brieba, however did not run helter skelter, and remained with the unit till the last day folding it's colors into the history books.
He would later assume command of two platoons in the famous 1/69th Infantry known as the "Fighting 69th" but viewed the unit as too racist to meet his tolerance or approval.
Some of these men would end up killed in Iraq & Afghanistan..for a total of 24 killed, resembling the numbers of Brieba's previous 24th Infantry Division to fulfill the prophecies and curse he placed on the unit and it's commanders.
In the photo LTC Chris Daniels can be seen in the first squad wearing a beret. Daniels would officially be the first to assemble the 69th and confront the attack on the Twin Towers on 9/11/2001, but Brieba was already there.
It was the 1/71st Infantry who made it up San Juan Hill Cuba during the Spanish-American War and not Theodore Roosevelt's Rough Riders.
It was also the 1/71st Infantry who lost two soldiers on the RMS Titanic guarding the US mail.
Photo of Brieba inside the burial chamber of the Great Pyramid of Giza (also known as the Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops) is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis.
Brieba entered the pyramid alone, enacting the Great Emperor Napoleon, during a time of crisis in Egypt, proclaiming himself as the Last Pharaoh of Egypt to be acknowledged by the Gods.
From the documentary "War Was Where We Were":
The MYTH versus Reality...
Like Alexander the Great before him, he contemplated on making a pilgrimage to the great temple and oracle of Amon-Ra (Oracle of the god Amun, the Libyan form of Ammon), the Egyptian god of the sun at the major oasis at Siwa. The earlier Egyptian pharaohs were believed to be sons of Amon-Ra and he wanted the gods to acknowledge him as a prophet as well.
His disciples were unable to dissuade him from undertaking the perilous journey. He had made his resolve unshakable and so he was able to overcome not only his enemies, but even places and seasons of the year sent by fate to guide him.
During a time of war and murder, he decided to make the dangerous journey to visit the mighty Pyramids of Giza and so the myth gained momentum as tales spread that his supernatural powers could summon divine guardians at will. It was also becoming increasingly plausible to those around him that he might even be that he claimed to be. His divinity would be confirmed once and for all by consulting his need for self-validation explaining the risks he had taken on the perilous death march.
At the Pharaoh's chambers, he welcomed the spirits of the Godz and priests, proclaiming himself, son of Zeus Ammon, destined to alter the world, confirming in himself, his belief of divine origin.
Since Egypt was ravaged and destroyed by the revolution he was hailed as a Savior and Liberator, by raising the morale of the Egyptians, arriving at the front lines, he, who had won so many battles ... got encouragement from him - he reminded them of their permanent values. He was one of the world's liberators..of the original 13.. one day passing all frontiers subduing all races on Earth to join as one, reminding them that those were the people who provoked war, ... those were the people that burned their temples and cities ... as governments and organized religion live mainly from plunder telling them to locate the enemy line and strike..
..And as the people's choice and legitimate heir, the culmination of his coronation was the climactic moment when he lay in Pharaoh Khufu's sarcophagus within the Great Pyramid alone, naming himself 'son of the gods' according to traditions dating back thousands of years in a world where the gods are perceived as living entities and were considered a part of everyday life, now beginning to believe in his own divinity as a fact rather than a simple exercise of propaganda.
When he had finally emerged from the Pharaoh's chamber into the daylight, he knew exactly what was to be.
He would be the last pharaoh ever to complete the dangerous journey and make war by striking upon the enemy's of nature in a final confrontation to save the earth.
A photo of a relaxing summer day in the Burris yard. Logan Burris , his brother not sure if it is Charley or frank, son inlaw, cassis Cowan, Logan, front left Bill Burris, Bobby Burris. Raymond Pennington, Boyd South, Cautis Burris, Garvis Burris, Lester Burris.Im not sure of the other people. This picture was taken in Adair county , Columbia, Kentucky around 1948 - 1949.
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