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June 6th 1944, D Day 70 years ago

Discussion in 'Non-Vegas Chat' started by Joe, Jun 5, 2014.

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  1. Joe

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    Some of the greatest America has ever produced.

    Try to put yourself into their place for a second.

    It's awesome beyond comprehension what was accomplished that day.

    Salutes to all of them.
     
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    The first 10-20 minutes of Saving Private Ryan is pretty spot on to what it was actually like in my mind. And that very beginning of that movie is hard to watch. Some tough guys
     
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    God bless them all for their service to America and the free world. We all owe them a huge debt,one that so many people these days dont even realiize exists.
     
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    Local newspaper story -
    about a WWII vet ( died this past Memorial day )
    he told his son he hid behind the crisscross steel barriers on Normandy -
    moving forward when the bullets let up.
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    "Dad, did you ever shoot anyone ?"
    "Son, I shot over their heads."
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    Near the end of the war -
    He came across a 14 yr old boy in a german uniform -
    The boy's mother begged him not to shoot the kid.
    He told the boy to take off the uniform + leave with his mother.
    He said, "That was my proudest moment of the war."
     
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