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The Greatest Generation
http://www.geocities.com/chrysler813/The_Greatest_Generation.html ^ | November 10, 2004 | Curtis Baginski

Posted on 11/12/2004 7:45:50 PM PST by Chrysler813

I would like to take this moment to thank ALL the members of The Greatest Generation (born 1901 - 1927) for their service to us. This thank you isn't just for them but for ALL who served this Great Nation!!!


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KEYWORDS: conservative; generations; greatestgeneration; thankyou; worldwar2

1 posted on 11/12/2004 7:45:50 PM PST by Chrysler813
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To: Chrysler813
And here's to the newest Greatest Generation, currently fighting in Fallujah:


2 posted on 11/12/2004 7:48:03 PM PST by saquin
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To: Chrysler813


May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won't.
- General George Patton Jr
3 posted on 11/12/2004 7:52:35 PM PST by Time is now (We'll live to see it......it's beginning now...)
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To: Chrysler813

God bless the all who served, and who are now serving. They are the what makes this country great! We owe everything - EVERYTHING - to them!

Quinn and Rose Veterans Day Tribute - especially in the third hour: http://archives.warroom.com/archives.php

It will make your proud and make you cry at the same time.


4 posted on 11/12/2004 7:53:55 PM PST by sneakers
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To: Chrysler813

Yeah, all those 80 year olds out there surfin' the web.


5 posted on 11/12/2004 7:54:16 PM PST by jungleboy
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To: saquin

"And here's to the newest Greatest Generation..."

AMEN.


6 posted on 11/12/2004 7:54:52 PM PST by goarmy
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To: sneakers

Sorry for the mistakes. I'm all choked up!


7 posted on 11/12/2004 7:55:36 PM PST by sneakers
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To: Chrysler813

I appreciate your sentiments but the greatest generation is the one curently fighting for us.


8 posted on 11/12/2004 7:59:07 PM PST by x1stcav
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To: Chrysler813

Thanks for this. Here's to my dad 1921-2003 44 months in the ETO during WW II.


9 posted on 11/12/2004 8:00:03 PM PST by swmobuffalo (the only good terrorist is a dead one)
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To: Chrysler813

I would like to join you in thanking them!

I had the pleasure tonight of meeting and having dinner with one of those members of the greatest generation, who served in WWII. He is my dad's next door neighbor. He was overseas for 3 years, in France, Germany, and England.

I asked him tonight if he had any stories to tell, and he sort of smiled and said "Oh, you don't want to hear all those stories." Like so many true heroes, he is very humble about it all.

But I pushed him a little, asking him what he did, and found out that he flew planes and dropped soldiers for the Normandy invasion. But his voice grew very sad when he told me that it was his squadron that accidentally dropped many soldiers in the water and they ended up drowning in their parachutes.

He said it was very foggy and they just couldn't see, and they got the order, so they followed it. "It was so sad" he said. I could tell how much it haunts him to this day, even though it was just an awful mistake.

Imagine having to live with that all your life? I have no idea what else this man witnessed or sacrificed, but I now fully understand why they call them the greatest generation.


10 posted on 11/12/2004 8:00:48 PM PST by PatriotGirl827 (God Bless America!)
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To: Chrysler813

And those who served in Korea and Vietnam


13 posted on 11/12/2004 8:04:14 PM PST by uncbob
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To: Chrysler813

Take your irrevelant vanity posts and go find another forum to plant them on.


14 posted on 11/12/2004 8:05:10 PM PST by dalereed
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To: Chrysler813
Thanks, I was a photographer in WWII. I'm 81 now.


15 posted on 11/12/2004 8:30:51 PM PST by binger
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To: binger

God Bless You.

Is that you? You're one good-lookin' dude. :-)


16 posted on 11/12/2004 8:42:54 PM PST by saquin
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To: jungleboy

Here is an 82 year old WW2 vet 'surfin on the web'---don't sell us short, sonny


17 posted on 11/12/2004 8:52:03 PM PST by cmotormac44
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To: saquin

May God Bless and Keep Safe those in that "hotbox hellhole" of Iraq--every generation of vets have been the "greatest"


18 posted on 11/12/2004 8:54:13 PM PST by cmotormac44
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To: Chrysler813

There are the great ones in all generations, ie: The Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Spanish American War, as well as every war since - God bless our brave men and women at home and abroad. Their sacrifices for our freedom. I thank them all.


19 posted on 11/12/2004 9:13:46 PM PST by Paperdoll (.........on the cutting edge - and on my knees - ouch! (sorry))
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To: cmotormac44
Hi-ya Pops!
I knew a few of you are out here.

It's a wonderful technology! Possibilities are endless, imho.

20 posted on 11/13/2004 7:34:23 AM PST by jungleboy
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To: jungleboy

like all technology, excellent future prospects IF used for the good of mankind----I believe it was helpful in getting Bush returned to the Presidency and hope we continue to use it to stay together to keep our Nation on an even keel---best to you and yours


21 posted on 11/13/2004 12:36:11 PM PST by cmotormac44
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To: Chrysler813
I don't know about the "greatest generation", but they were certainly among the most "morally corrupt generation", for allowing the gov't to get so large and oppresive.

All this "greatest generation" stuff is nothing more than dehumanizing propaganda.

If you want to talk about individuals, fine. But don't lump everyone together and worship them just because when they were born.

22 posted on 11/13/2004 12:40:48 PM PST by Mulder ("The price of freedom is the willingness to do sudden battle anywhere and any time"-- Heinlein)
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