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2019-05-20 Europe
US paratroopers put on a spectacular display as they leap over northern France ahead of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings next month
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Posted by Skidmark 2019-05-20 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [323 views ]  Top

#1 God and country loves the 82d. Most everyone else fears them or will learn to fear them....
Posted by 49 Pan 2019-05-20 15:42||   2019-05-20 15:42|| Front Page Top

#2 Skid, thank for reminding me of how insignificant my life has become... HAHA!! Guess that's why we drink, from a can as of lately... I went to the 50th at Normandy. Met the Army Captain that ran one of the first US breaches of the beach. Introduced him to the gunner he captured. He was a bit overwhelmed with being there and said the guy he captured was a kid and this guy is an old man. When the guy explained that the CPT gave him a candy bar, because he had not eaten in days, the CPT came back to the 90's and it got very emotional. I have walked dozens of battlefields and at Normandy beach, St Mere and Corregidor you can still smell and feel the desperation. Its emotionally draining... For all military historians, its a must visit...
Posted by 49 Pan 2019-05-20 15:51||   2019-05-20 15:51|| Front Page Top

#3 Dad was in the 11th. Thanks Skid!
Posted by Woodrow 2019-05-20 18:00||   2019-05-20 18:00|| Front Page Top

#4 I had a Jr. High Teacher Tom Rice of Coronado who was there. He did the remembrance jump with a French partner. Good guy and no shit taken
Posted by Frank G 2019-05-20 20:28||   2019-05-20 20:28|| Front Page Top

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