Brown Date Garden
Family-owned date farm in Southern California, with retail mail orders to U.S. addresses
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History for 29 generations (nine centuries) of Scotts. Family includes poet and novelist Sir Walter Scott.
Each week, we highlight a historic or famous person named James. This week's famous James is:
|James "Jim" Morris
(born about 1937) American author, journalist, and Army veteran. He was a writer and military advisor of "Operation Dumbo Drop" (1995), a movie set during the Vietnam War about an Army mission to bring an elephant to a Montagnard village; it is inspired by a real-life 1968 Green Beret mission. Morris was an Army Major and Green Beret Information Officer during the war. He first told the elephant story in a college term paper; it took over 20 years to get "Operation Barroom" to the screen (the real mission was never called "Dumbo"). Morris has written several books on Vietnam and guerrilla warfare, including his memoir "War Story", for which he received the first Bernal Diaz award for military non-fiction; it is considered one of the best accounts ever written on the U.S. Army Special Forces in Vietnam.
The name "James" is the English equivalent of Jacob; the first Jacob in the Bible was the patriarch of the 12 tribes of Israel. "James" is consistently among the most popular names for boys in the U.S.
Plural form of James: According to the Carnegie Mellon Style Guide, "Form plurals of family names that end in 's' by adding 'es.' Right: The Jameses live in Edgewood." See also StackExchange.com.
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