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happy D-Day

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  1. Briansol

    Briansol Admins Admin VIP

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    Today is the D-Day anniversary.
     
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    I never noticed it back when I graduated high school on this date...
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    :werd:

    but kind of an odd day to say "happy" to. 64 years ago a lot of kids were getting shelled, shot and drowned at Normandy.

    RIP guys.

    My gramps was one of the lucky ones who didn't arrive on shore until D-Day +2. He saw the aftermath though, he said he wishes he'll never have to experience those sights again.
     
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    also the 25th anniversary of tetris
     
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    SlushboxTeggy It's only stupid if it doesn't work VIP

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    My grandfather was in Korea. My dad's number was never called for Vietnam. My uncle Bob did a second tour in Vietnam because the drugs were so good. I don't think I have any family that was in WWII though.

    But I have a handful of friends that have been to or are in Afghanistan or Iraq.
     
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    My grandfather was in WWII but he never talked about what he did, where he was, or what kind of action he saw. I do know he had gotten a purple heart for shrapnel hitting him all up his leg though.
     
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    :pie: ??

    even though i know it was horrible, and very gruesome, i still cant help but wonder what it actually looked like there.
    i never believe the movies.
     
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    From what I have read and the interviews I have seen Saving Private Ryan and Band of Brothers is pretty much the closest depiction of WW II that there has been.

    I think to put it in perspective you need to picture the scariest most adrenalin rich situation you can possibly think of and double it.
     
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    i thought this was for national donut day.. cuz that was yesterday
     
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    my sister thought Normandy was a country :bash:
     
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    EF9_Hatch Yeah

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    I graduated high school 4 years ago today, and we had a moment of silence for this at our ceremony.
     
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    I graduated 05 as well and come to think of it we might have also.
     
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