Worth Your Consideration

Discussion in 'The Bar' started by Rod-Stroker, Nov 11, 2015.

  1. Rod-Stroker

    Rod-Stroker Streptococcus Gingivitis Halllllllllllllitosis

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    On this Veterans Day I present one of thee greatest documentaries of the 8TH Airforce All The Fine Young Men. The last of the greatest generation.

     
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    Rod-Stroker Streptococcus Gingivitis Halllllllllllllitosis

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    And please do not make a mockery of this.
     
  3. Mark Mayonnaise

    Mark Mayonnaise You look like a tree! VIP

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  4. Rod-Stroker

    Rod-Stroker Streptococcus Gingivitis Halllllllllllllitosis

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    Please you'll leave me no choice but the level the ban hammer.
     
  5. Blackened

    Blackened Commitment to Excellence

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    fine young men, huh?
     
  6. Mr. Potato Head

    Mr. Potato Head ~Would Like to Play~ Gold

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    I've heard bigger. :fil:
     
  7. Jake Dog

    Jake Dog Well-Known Member VIP

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    My father was an electrical maintenance technician on the P-47 Thunderbolts in the 382nd Service Squadron of the 8th Army Air Corp from April 1942 to November 1945. He'll be 96 in a few weeks.
     
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  8. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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    My dad was USAAF, stationed all over the western Pacific.

    He flew in a Piper Cub taking meterolical readings.

    He died in 2013. Today would have been his 94th birthday.
     
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    Jake Dog Well-Known Member VIP

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    Sorry to hear about your dad. My dad was born on November 26, 1919

    My dad is still doing well for his age, probably because he never smoked or drank. He always tells me that when he was stationed in Rheims, France another American unit near his captured a winery and each guy in his unit received 20 bottles of French champagne. Because my dad never drank he gave away his 20 bottles. He had more will power than I would have!
     
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    walleyeslayer2 Well-Known Member

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    Awesome
     
  11. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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    My dad was all over; New Guineas, Philippines etc....sadly, he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2000, and finally succumbed to it in2013.

    I am happy for you and your dad. Talk about a gift. He sounds like a great guy.
     
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