I Love Wwii History Anything About It

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    Interesting WW II Trivia

    From the personal files of Col D.G. Swinford, USMC, Retired and avid history buff, here are some little know facts about WW II that people who love this kind of stuff. 1. The first German serviceman killed in WW II was killed by the Japanese, (in China - 1937); the first American...
    pookiem pookiem
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Jan 25, 2012

    Family History Both Sides

    My father served in the Pacific. He was a part of the "real" fleet that was outside of Pearl Harbor waiting for the Japs to pick the day they were going to go to war with the USA. And he on a ship in Tokyo bay when it was over. My father in law started in Italy and went...
    gettinsum1 gettinsum1
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Mar 7, 2012

    Code Talkers: the Secret Heros of Wwii

    When the 29 young Navajo men first stepped into the Marine recruiter's office one morning in 1942, none of them were sure what their futures would hold. "All I thought when I went in the Marine Corps was going to give me a belt of ammunition, and a rifle, a steel helmet...
    Sabrina0202 Sabrina0202
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 22, 2008

    They Were Heroes...

    i am very patriotic.  i love soldiers who have paid for my freedom in any war.  however, the real WWII documentaries that are taken on the field, at sea, and in the air during combat awe me.  those guys were such heroes, and so brave.  so were their...
    robyn robyn
    51-55, F
    Aug 20, 2009

    If Any War Was Ever Justified, This One Was

    I have several family members who fought and / or died in this war..  Two were in the battle of the bulge.   Several movies and series bring the whole thing to life for me:  Band of Brothers is my favorite.  Schindler's List..  Loved Saving...
    Sabrina0202 Sabrina0202
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Dec 30, 2007
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