How Did Ben Stern Avoid Serving in WWII?

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  1. MyLazyHand

    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    Ben Stern

    Born July 11th, 1923

    Age 18 years, 5 months at the date of the attack on Pearl Harbor 12/7/1941

    21 years old in 1944, during the height of the US participation in the war.


    So.....how come he got a free pass and didn't serve?
     
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    Wow,that's an interesting question.
    My FIL sighned up when he was 17-he lied about his age.:salute:
     
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    Didn't Ben serve but in the states?
    ???
     
  5. FCCstandards

    FCCstandards Non-Essential Salooner VIP

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    Flat feet?
     
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    SomerSky Obsessed with what I hate Banned User

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    Jews have, and always have had fathers that somehow get them a bad psych evaluation, or a ticket to Canada....
     
  7. Ta Ta Toothy

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    My dad (who just passed away two weeks ago) was wounded on Iwa Jima while till a teenager. He was a machine gunner and he told me the life expectancy of a machine gunner in battle was 20 minutes. The enemy alway tried to take them out first. He last two days before a grenade killed his two buddies and severely injured him.

    Fuck that cowardly Jew bastard Ben Stern and his evil spawn.
     
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    the only thing that really matters is that Howard's grandfather had a full
    head of thick black hair
     
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    blindbella Well-Known Member

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    I'm so sorry for your loss. :(
    My FIL served. Omaha Beach.
    I have no idea how Ben got out of it.
    Feh, I say, FEH!
     
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    blindbella Well-Known Member

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    Very few got to serve in the States. There must have been something very wrong with him.
     
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    My dad didn't either.
     
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    Maybe Ben had a 1st wife and kids.......and ditched them for a trophy wife named Rae
    :bigthink

    Rae has great tits.
    They must have been amazing in the late 1940's!
     
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    My grandfather was in the US Navy and served in the Pacific in WW2. His father went to enlist in the Canadian Army in WW1 because he was living in the US but still a citizen of the UK. Fuck those coward Sterns. :urat:
     
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    Lots of jewish people served our country and have given their lives;you are such an asshole.
     
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    such rubbish.

    :facepalm:
     
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    I'm just going by my husband, and his father.... My dad served honorably in the Korean War....just sayin....
     
  17. Bye You!

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    Odd speech impediment, for starters.
     
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    This is an interesting question. Both my grandfathers and both step-grandfathers served. I distinctly remember my grandmother saying that everyone's boyfriend she knew left to serve, and the ones that were still here not serving, you really didn't want
     
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    Boy, I guess a flat-footed fella wasn't getting laid in those days.
     
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    Alisonsbankacct Out to lunch.

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    Indeed! I'm assuming there was rhetorical flourish in that statement, but the look on her face indicated it was a lot of the town oddballs that were leftover in our particular small, Midwestern town.