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To: DuncanWaring

I read the link and my thoughts went back to that Sept. 2 date. I was in a infantry replacement depot on Leyte. Many soldiers had anxieties about the invasion of Japan of which we would be part. The scuttlebutt was that very heavy casualties would happen. On that date I was about 10th in a line to pick up new combat gear. A Lt. came out and told us to go back to our tents as the war was over and no more shooting. Also ,no more concern about having to be killed. I together with many G.I.s at that repple depot gave thanks that our Country had the A-bomb and had leaders who were not afraid to use it’


42 posted on 09/19/2010 9:55:02 AM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: noinfringers2
Glad you made it back.

You might want to try chasing-down a copy of The Last Mission - it's the story about a B-29 mission that "sealed your survival".

43 posted on 09/19/2010 11:21:02 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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