74 years ago


#1

Battle of the Falaise Pocket (12 – 21 August 1944)


Most are now at peace from both sides


#2

Now this is waaaaay better than the gun poll thread!


#3

Beware%20of%20old%20men


#4

Very true!!


#5

Dont ever curse an old man for driving 5 under. He may have landed on Iwo Jima for all we know.


#6

It would have to be a rare survivor of WW2 to still be around.
He would be 100 years old at least.
Guess we should be admiring veterans of later wars.
Unfortunately we have plenty to choose from.


#7

It’s a parable.


#8

That’s ironic that you say that because my grandfather did exactly that. He piloted a Higgins boat!


#9

Your grandfather was the man. God bless him Sir!