Skip to comments.George Patton: when his army came to the Rhine (Photo)
Posted on 01/12/2012 5:36:33 PM PST by Nachum
"I drove to the Rhine River and went across on the pontoon bridge. I stopped in the middle to take a piss and then picked up some dirt on the far side in emulation of William the Conqueror." General George S. Patton, March 1945
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Hey Panetta, you're a pansy.
Well, one needs to mark one’s territory. Otherwise the deer in my backyard might get uppity.
Now that comment's below the belt. You can only attack his record. LOL!
Just kidding, Nachum.
But I was. He IS a pansy. He probably likes it that way too. :)
Great photo. I hope no one photoshops him pissing on a German. LOL
My dad’s first combat in WWII was in Patton’s Third Army crossing the Rhine.
He was put in a boat to cross the river under fire, boat #13.
He was pulled out at the last minute and another replaced him. They were cut to pieces in the crossing.
He always considered 13 to be HIS lucky number.
Churchill also took a whizz into the Rhine on his first crossing after D-Day.
They would not have allowed Patton off the 'farm' today......General Patton like many understood the "Last Rights for your enemy"!
There’s a difference, though, between pissing into a river and pissing on dead human bodies.
P!$$ on the Taliban. And the hoss they rode in on!
Charles, screw these bastards.
After what they do to our men, I could care less.
Dead HUMAN bodies?Yes!
taliban, dead or otherwise?No!
“...Theres a difference...”
Yes, polluting water that is flowing toward Holland is bad. While defiling nasty terrorist’s corpses is not-so-bad.
I don’t think our WWII generals or soldiers would piss on the bodies of dead German soldiers. Now I realize, uniformed enemy combatants have more rights and get more respect than terrorists, but still. . . . I don’t believe in desecrating human corpses, even of the worst humans. It’a a God thing for me.
It’s OK for the Taliban to torture and behead people, but God forbid we urinate on them....Perhaps we should just behead them; no one is the media is offended by that.
Oh please spare me your misguided self-rightousness. The rag heads desecrate our dead as a matter of policy. When you get up on your high horse about that I might begin to take you seriously.
We’ve had instances of manufactured atrocities by American soldiers before. I’ll wait for the investigation to be completed.
However, if it turns out to be true I have only three regrets about the whole affair:
1. The soldiers did not stuff the cretin’s mouths with pork.
2. They were dopey enough to film it.
3. They got caught.
And another thing Henrickson, you were not there. You have no idea what may have provoked these Marines to do what they did.
By the way Henrickson, what have you done to support the troops lately—if ever?
Now, a pic of Patton pissing on a dead Kraut would be germane (that's german with an e).
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