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demsrule4life Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-11-03 08:33 AM
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25. Both served in WW11
Mothers father in Europe
Fathers father in the Pacific
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  -Did Your Father/Grandfather Serve In World War II ? Magic Rat  Nov-11-03 07:50 AM   #0 
  - Father in WWII, Grandfathers (both) in WWI, also  Mikimouse   Nov-11-03 07:52 AM   #1 
  - Grandfather - Coast Guard  everythingsxen   Nov-11-03 07:56 AM   #2 
  - In the glider corps and the Battle of the Bulge  underpants   Nov-11-03 07:57 AM   #3 
  - he sounds like he was a great man  Magic Rat   Nov-11-03 07:58 AM   #4 
     - He was  underpants   Nov-11-03 08:07 AM   #11 
  - Yes, but not in the military ...  Drifter   Nov-11-03 07:59 AM   #5 
  - Father AND Mother!  MaineDem   Nov-11-03 07:59 AM   #6 
  - yes all three!  Braden   Nov-11-03 08:02 AM   #7 
  - my dad was an aerial artillery observer . . .  OneBlueSky   Nov-11-03 08:04 AM   #8 
  - But not abroad.  rogerashton   Nov-11-03 08:05 AM   #9 
  - Yes, My Father did  ewagner   Nov-11-03 08:06 AM   #10 
  - Father-Waist gunner  Jethrine   Nov-11-03 08:08 AM   #12 
  - Father. In charge of graves registration in S. Pacific.  trof   Nov-11-03 08:13 AM   #13 
  - Mine was shot  psychopomp   Nov-11-03 08:15 AM   #14 
  - OK, This One's Interesting...  tsipple   Nov-11-03 08:16 AM   #15 
  - No, my dad was too young  eileen_d   Nov-11-03 08:17 AM   #16 
  - My grandfather served in World War I !!!!!!!!!!!!  Darth_Kitten   Nov-11-03 08:19 AM   #17 
  - Like many Irish, yes.  Padraig18   Nov-11-03 08:19 AM   # 
  - Father & Grandfather Both Stationed at Pearl Harbor  Jokerman   Nov-11-03 08:19 AM   #18 
  - Father no but uncles yes. One uncle killed in Battle of the bulge or  izzie   Nov-11-03 08:22 AM   #19 
  - My Dad flew B-29s in the Pacific  bif   Nov-11-03 08:24 AM   #20 
  - Both grandfathers  eyesroll   Nov-11-03 08:27 AM   #21 
  - Yes, but only briefly in France  markus   Nov-11-03 08:28 AM   #22 
  - my grandfather  moz4prez   Nov-11-03 08:55 AM   #36 
  - My dad served in Florida  Lindsay   Nov-11-03 08:32 AM   #23 
  - My father was shot down over Germany and was a POW  OKNancy   Nov-11-03 08:32 AM   #24 
  - Wow. What an interesting life he had.  ironflange   Nov-11-03 09:38 PM   #116 
  - Both served in WW11  demsrule4life   Nov-11-03 08:33 AM   #25 
  - My dad was in the Canadian army from 1939-1946  Swede   Nov-11-03 08:34 AM   #26 
  - Father and his brother  supernova   Nov-11-03 08:34 AM   #27 
  - The Supreme Leader...  Zolok   Nov-11-03 08:37 AM   #28 
  - My father served in the US Army during WW2.  Scurrilous   Nov-11-03 08:38 AM   #29 
  - My Dad Was a Photographer/Tail Gunner  CO Liberal   Nov-11-03 08:40 AM   #30 
  - my father went to normandy about 2 weeks after the initial invasion  Darwin2002   Nov-11-03 08:44 AM   #31 
  - Two Great Uncles Killed in WWII - One at Guadalcanal and One at Leyte  SaidFred   Nov-11-03 08:46 AM   #32 
  - Grandfather, WWI; Uncle WW2  REP   Nov-11-03 08:50 AM   #33 
  - My dad and EIGHT uncles between WW2 and Korea...  tekriter   Nov-11-03 08:53 AM   #34 
  - My father served in the Phillippines...  RadFemFL   Nov-11-03 08:54 AM   #35 
  - Dad was in the Navy in WWII  coalminersdaughter   Nov-11-03 08:58 AM   #37 
  - Four uncles...  mgc1961   Nov-11-03 09:08 AM   #38 
  - Grandfather WWI.  forradalom   Nov-11-03 09:12 AM   #39 
  - grandpop, 3 uncles two great uncles..all democrats by the way  kodi   Nov-11-03 09:22 AM   #40 
  - One was a Black Beret serving in Europe  youngred   Nov-11-03 09:33 AM   #41 
  - is a black beret like a green beret?  Magic Rat   Nov-11-03 09:52 AM   #45 
     - d'oh  youngred   Nov-11-03 04:11 PM   #103 
  - Both of my grandfathers  sparosnare   Nov-11-03 09:39 AM   #42 
  - You know the photo of Ike talking to the soldier  MSchreader   Nov-11-03 09:40 AM   #43 
  - wow!  Jones   Nov-11-03 10:16 AM   #50 
  - Right -- Wally Stroebel was the soldier Ike was chatting with  5thGenDemocrat   Nov-11-03 10:56 AM   #62 
  - Grandfather was Navy in WWII  Insider   Nov-11-03 09:43 AM   #44 
  - My Dad was bombardier in the Air Force stationed in Sicily  DemEx_pat   Nov-11-03 10:03 AM   #46 
  - father (and grandfather)  56kid   Nov-11-03 10:04 AM   #47 
  - My old man had five kids at the time.  lpbk2713   Nov-11-03 10:09 AM   #48 
  - My paternal grandfather was a medic  sexybomber   Nov-11-03 10:14 AM   #49 
  - My mother's father was a bomber mechanic.  Aristus   Nov-11-03 10:18 AM   #51 
  - Both of them... on opposite sides  curse10   Nov-11-03 10:26 AM   #52 
  - My dad was a battalion surgeon in WWII....  SiobhanClancy   Nov-11-03 10:27 AM   #53 
  - My grandfather did  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Nov-11-03 10:29 AM   #54 
  - No....Korea.  donotpassgo   Nov-11-03 10:30 AM   #55 
  - WW1/Battle of the Bulge/POW in Russia  kcwayne   Nov-11-03 10:35 AM   #56 
  - My Uncle/Godfather was a Marine at Iwo Jima. I was very close to him.  Devil Dog Dem   Nov-11-03 10:38 AM   #57 
  - Hear, Hear for the Pacific Theater!!  politicat   Nov-11-03 09:35 PM   #115 
  - Other:  LWolf   Nov-11-03 10:40 AM   #58 
  - Pacific Theater  AlienGirl   Nov-11-03 10:43 AM   #59 
  - my grandfather was an army medical doctor  slinkerwink   Nov-11-03 10:45 AM   #60 
  - your grandpa is absolutely adorable  Magic Rat   Nov-11-03 11:11 AM   #65 
     - haha, thanks  slinkerwink   Nov-11-03 01:43 PM   #84 
  - Grandpa Bill (3rdGenDemocrat) served in both WW I and II  5thGenDemocrat   Nov-11-03 10:46 AM   #61 
  - my grandfather was trapped in Dunkirk  Skittles   Nov-11-03 11:06 AM   #63 
  - did he fight off the enemy himself?  Magic Rat   Nov-11-03 11:12 AM   #66 
     - he never talked about it much  Skittles   Nov-11-03 11:52 PM   #125 
  - Grandfather in the Great War  caledoni   Nov-11-03 11:07 AM   #64 
  - Maternal GF: wrote the Seabees Hymn/theme. Paternal: Quartermaster in UT  Character Assassin   Nov-11-03 11:18 AM   #67 
  - maternal gf  northzax   Nov-11-03 11:30 AM   #68 
  - You forgot to ask which army  spinbaby   Nov-11-03 11:33 AM   #69 
  - My Dad lied about his age and joined the Navy at 15  monkeyboy   Nov-11-03 11:38 AM   #70 
  - Grandfather died Christmas '43.  Maine-i-acs   Nov-11-03 11:42 AM   #71 
  - Father in WW I served in France.  FlaGranny   Nov-11-03 11:47 AM   #72 
  - Father in Battle of the Bulge.  TacticalPeak   Nov-11-03 12:13 PM   #73 
  - My great uncle died in the Battle of the Bulge.  scarlet_owl   Nov-11-03 12:14 PM   #74 
  - Sure, both grandfathers. But dude, we're Italian.  SOteric   Nov-11-03 12:23 PM   #75 
  - We're Italian too.  JeniB   Nov-11-03 01:11 PM   #78 
     - My grandfathers fought for *Italy* in the war.  SOteric   Nov-11-03 02:15 PM   #93 
  - my father  jenm   Nov-11-03 12:31 PM   #76 
  - Ut oh  alwynsw   Nov-11-03 12:57 PM   #77 
  - Aw, c'mon!  MSchreader   Nov-11-03 01:13 PM   #79 
     - Actually, you missed  alwynsw   Nov-11-03 01:39 PM   #82 
  - My grandfather fought in the Battle Of the Bulge  RatTerrier   Nov-11-03 01:16 PM   #80 
  - Grandfather was in WWII  pmbryant   Nov-11-03 01:18 PM   #81 
  - My father  NoPasaran   Nov-11-03 01:43 PM   #83 
  - Gr-Gr Uncle-CIVIL WAR  Gephard   Nov-11-03 01:55 PM   #85 
  - My Grandfather served on a PT Boat in the South Pacific  LynneSin   Nov-11-03 01:55 PM   #86 
  - My Grandfather was a Chaplain in the Army  absyntheNsugar   Nov-11-03 01:56 PM   #87 
  - He Was A Pilot. Crashed & Died When My mom was 10 or 11  bushisanidiot   Nov-11-03 01:58 PM   #88 
  - Grandfathers  Ramsey   Nov-11-03 02:02 PM   #89 
  - My father was shot down over France in 1943  Bridget Burke   Nov-11-03 02:03 PM   #90 
  - Both of my grandfathers  ih8thegop   Nov-11-03 02:11 PM   #91 
  - What an interesting and sobering thread!  DemEx_pat   Nov-11-03 02:12 PM   #92 
  - I voted NO  qwertyMike   Nov-11-03 02:20 PM   #94 
  - I come from a military family  Chovexani   Nov-11-03 02:21 PM   #95 
  - WWI and WWII  jumptheshadow   Nov-11-03 02:23 PM   #96 
  - My Grandfather was a Captain in the Navy  proud patriot   Nov-11-03 02:25 PM   #97 
  - No but he was in Korea  JohnKleeb   Nov-11-03 02:51 PM   #98 
  - One grandpa and my grandma  populistmom   Nov-11-03 02:54 PM   #99 
  - Yes and No  Yaoi_Huntress_Earth   Nov-11-03 02:56 PM   #100 
  - Dad joined when he was 17,  Lars39   Nov-11-03 02:57 PM   #101 
  - Step Grandfather  lunabush   Nov-11-03 03:27 PM   #102 
  - My Dad is OLD he served in WW2 in the Air force  corarose   Nov-11-03 04:15 PM   #104 
  - My Husbands GrandFather was a para Trooper in WWII  proud patriot   Nov-11-03 04:18 PM   #105 
  - One in the Pacific, the other almost served in Europe  darkblue   Nov-11-03 04:21 PM   #106 
  - My Dad served with the Wolfhounds in World War II  bleedingheart   Nov-11-03 07:15 PM   #107 
  - Father in WW2, stationed in South Pacific  Piperay   Nov-11-03 07:27 PM   #108 
  - My father fought in World War I.  thebeaglehaslanded   Nov-11-03 07:33 PM   #109 
  - My Dad was in the Army Air Corps in WWII -- served as a test pilot...  rezmutt   Nov-11-03 07:40 PM   #110 
  - Pop was a linotype operator at Pensacola, in the Navy.  nownow   Nov-11-03 08:06 PM   #111 
  - Grandfather in Japan  armatt   Nov-11-03 08:09 PM   #112 
  - My Grandfather was in WWI  bloom   Nov-11-03 09:18 PM   #113 
  - My dad was in the RCAF  ironflange   Nov-11-03 09:29 PM   #114 
  - THWWWTH!! Sexist.... My GRANDMOTHER served, too. *grin*  politicat   Nov-11-03 09:40 PM   #117 
  - Dad was a Coastie in WWII  Redneck Socialist   Nov-11-03 09:41 PM   #118 
  - My Grandfather had polio as a child so no go there. My father was  MrsGrumpy   Nov-11-03 09:44 PM   #119 
  - We are a bellicose bunch,,,,,,  fearsidhe   Nov-11-03 10:36 PM   #120 
  - Yes  HEyHEY   Nov-11-03 10:44 PM   #121 
  - No, my father served in WW 1  mrmcd   Nov-11-03 11:03 PM   #122 
  - Not really, but sort of, and uncles too  RetroLounge   Nov-11-03 11:36 PM   #123 
  - Granddads...  CanuckAmok   Nov-11-03 11:46 PM   #124 
 

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