We found two interesting items hidden in the hollow of the clock when we lifted it from the attic: a nearly spent bottle of my grandfather's whisky and a draw-string tobacco pouch which hung from one of the tines containing a note penciled in my grandmother's rhumatoid cursive which read, "Died March 4, 1951." Black and White Scotch was the drink my Father introduced to my maternal Grandfather upon our return to the United States from Great Britain in 1963. Once my Dad had a shot of this, there…See More
"The DoD and the Rand Corporation have both done their own estimates. I do not know the methodology for how they decided who counted under each term. The Rand corp's numbers are about half what the DoD reported. Here is a link to their…"