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D-Day anniversary

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by OLDNEWBIE, Jun 6, 2015.

  1. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    I noticed Bing and Google had nothing on their main pages to commemorate the day so here's my salute.

    On June 6, 1944, over 156,000 allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy to complete the largest sea-born invasion in history: Operation Overlord, better known as D-Day.
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  2. Scrammer

    Scrammer SW Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Yep, Google and Bing must be truly embarrassed that some of their relatives fought and died to answer the call to defend freedom.
    Damn sick, limp wrist-ed, arrogant POS's.
     
  3. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Been watching documentaries on History Channel today on Nazi Germany.... damn, so MANY parallels on what is being perpetrated by the left today in our own country today!
     
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  4. Scrammer

    Scrammer SW Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Read the history from the 1920's thru 1930's, it as scary as He$$.
    We appear to be doomed to repeat history and wars.:(
     
  5. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    Oh but the talk of the nation is still buzzing that Brucey being thooo courageous......:eek::eek::eek:

    I hang my head in remembrance of those who were so brave and courageous to get off those landing crafts with bullets whizzing all around. NOW THAT IS COURAGE!!!!!!!
     
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  6. orygun

    orygun West Linn Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I knew there was "something" about June 6. Thank you for the reminder.
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  7. hker71

    hker71 Portland Metro Area Active Member

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    It is truly sad how this important day is being forgotten. Thanks for posting this OLDNEWBIE.
     
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  8. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    I wonder how many twenty something entitlement generation/social justice protesting clones have a clue about D-day?
    Those that have studied WWII at all have been given a slanted narrative emphasizing American Bombing of German Civilians and the Atomic bombs at Hiroshima and Nagasaki without the context of the sacrifice of allied blood and treasure.

    Are the generous efforts to rebuild those Countries into successful free Nations after the war talked about? I doubt it.
     
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  9. forefathersrback

    forefathersrback Central Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, OLDNEWBIE; There's a reason why they say, "That era was the greatest generation!"
     
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  10. 206thsense

    206thsense Seattle, WA, USA Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Good excuse to watch "SAVING PRIVATE RYAN" or "BAND OF BROTHERS" again. And again.

    So grateful to that generation who saved the world from Fascism, and came home to re-build America. Even anti-gun / anti-war people still have to acknowledge the necessity of WW2.

    It's sad that the latest generation of soldiers returning from Iraq/Afghanistan aren't given the same opportunities returning home from service, and worst, their GI bill money and wages are scammed from them by overpriced, for-profit colleges. Shameful.
     
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  11. Scrammer

    Scrammer SW Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I'll bet not one of the Social Justice Warriors can tell you about the "Marshall Plan". The plan put together, by Army Chief of Staff , rebuild Europe and Germany after WW11.
    Where people don't know their history, they will lose all they assume is a natural right.
     
  12. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    More like they a$$-u-me they're entitled to. o_O