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  1. Chit-Chat
    Dang, its only Friday and I am already shedding tears. A WWII vet just died but I believe he died happy and proud of being an American...God Bless those vets and that generation still around...
  2. Veterans and Military
    http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/a-wwii-vet%E2%80%99s-body-lay-unclaimed-at-the-morgue-then-neighbors-did-something-beautiful/ar-BBrwjPV?li=BBnb7Kz&ocid=iehp ANick Addams (left) and and Bill Sheppard (center) attend the memorial service they arranged for their 8neighbor, World War II veteran...
  3. Veterans and Military [QUESTION]
    Ran across this group that does remarkable work. Finds old undeveloped film and processes it. This hilites some WWII photos by solider. Also Pres Eisenhower shots....two links in article to video of project. http://legalinsurrection.com/2016/04/images-undeveloped-world-war-ii-film-discovered/?
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    One of our customers shared a pile of fantastic photos from his dad in 1944 and 1945 in Europe in the Army Air Corp. His dad just passed away in his middle 90s. He flew in unarmed airplanes, taking recon and B.D.A. photos. I will post some photos as I can make time. This is his Unit, he's third...
  6. Veterans and Military
    Sorry to report that the WWII sniper Ted Gundy has passed. Jim Scoutten just tweeted...RIP
  7. Milsurp [Rifles]
    Nice to see folks doing such nice work. The photos alone are worth investigating this link. http://www.antiquemilitaryshooter.com/2015/08/14/wwii-k98-byf42-matching-serial-numbers/ I found this neglected K98 in an antique shop in Asheboro after church one Sunday. It was part of a collection...
  8. Veterans and Military
    A wallet lost 70 years ago by an American soldier in Austria during World War II was returned to its rightful owner thanks to a doctor who discovered the item in his late grandfather's farmhouse. Josef Ruckhofer told AFP he had been renovating the house near the city of Salzburg when he...
  9. Veterans and Military
    http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/wp/2015/07/16/how-typhoons-at-the-end-of-world-war-ii-swamped-u-s-ships-and-nearly-saved-japan-from-defeat/ How typhoons at the end of World War II swamped U.S. ships and nearly saved Japan from defeat Seventy years ago, two typhoons...
  10. Veterans and Military
    Well worth the time:
  11. Chit-Chat
    Look no further and get your tackle and pole ready. http://interestingthingsdaily.com/remains-of-nazi-officer-discovered-inside-100-year-old-giant-catfish
  12. Veterans and Military
    I don't know how many more of these WWII recognition events there will be. This is the 70th anniv of the German surrender. The veterans are going fast and the young folks don't even know what when or who fought in it. So today is a WWII vintage plane flyover in DC. There will be a live...
  13. Veterans and Military
    WWII: Gunner fell 22,000 feet WITHOUT a parachute and survived http://www.warhistor...d-survived.html Ranked among the luckiest people in the world, Alan E. Magee survived a free fall of almost four miles from a B-17 bomber during a raid in WWII. When his bomber came under fire from German...
  14. Veterans and Military
    After Easter dinner, my nephew brought up from the basement what looked like a army green satchel. Almost looked like something you would put a helmet in. In it was a treasure trove of WWII memorabilia from Saul Lippman- my sister in law's father. Inside were a bunch of Nazi medals- 4 or 5...
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    Ohio man kept secret WWII warplane collection in his backyard 6/06/14 | by Brent McCluskey Nearly a decade after the Second World War drew to a close, a scrapyard worker in Ohio began diligently collecting surplus WWII warplanes and adding them to his personal backyard graveyard. Walter...
  16. Veterans and Military
    New York WWII Casualty Data http://www.military.com/veterans-report/new-york-wwii-casualty-data?ESRC=vr.nl Week of June 02, 2014 The names of more than 37,000 New Yorkers who gave their lives during World War II can now be searched online at the New York State Museum and Veterans Research...
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    Time for the Annual WWII Encampment at Old Bethpage Village Restoration Village ! Tanks are rolling, tents are being set up, weapons oiled, troops drilling/marching. See what it was like during 1944 . WWII Tanks, Weapons Carriers, Ambulance, Jeeps, Browning Machinegun Displays. History of...
  18. Veterans and Military
    90-year-old WWII Vet Sentenced for Drug Running http://www.military....ml?ESRC=navy.nl A 90-year-old World War II veteran was sentenced to three years in a federal prison today for hauling more than a ton of cocaine into Michigan for a Mexican Drug Cartel. The nonagenarian drug mule was...
  19. Milsurp [Rifles]
    I know the answer is probably no but, what the hell does this line in the unSAFE act mean? It sounds as if such a rifle is exempt due to its age. (vi) Any firearm, rifle, or shotgun that was manufactured at least fifty years prior to the current date but not including replicas thereof that is...
  20. Veterans and Military
    Riders & Patriots: We have been requested by family of Peter J Pappas, LTJG, US NAVY pilot, WWII Veteran, to stand and honor him. He was a proud veteran and a beloved member of the family. Viewing: Powell Funeral Home, 67 Broadway (RT 110), Amityville NY on Wednesday 3/26 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm...
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