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Sat Aug 12, 2017, 08:12 PM

when I saw those Nazi flags today all I could think of was my late Father-In-Law

who spent 3 years fighting Nazis in WWII. Landed at Omaha Beach and eventually made it to Germany and eventually came back.

I kept wondering were he alive today how crushed he would be to see our billionaire fucking president throwing cover for the Nazis that helped make him president.

Were he not already dead it may have killed him.

ETA - just had to get that out.

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Reply when I saw those Nazi flags today all I could think of was my late Father-In-Law (Original post)
rurallib Aug 12 OP
The_Casual_Observer Aug 12 #1
shenmue Aug 12 #2
Vetteguy Aug 12 #3
CanonRay Aug 12 #4
eleny Aug 12 #5
bmbmd Aug 12 #6
lapfog_1 Aug 12 #7
MineralMan Aug 12 #8
TexasProgresive Aug 12 #9
sinkingfeeling Aug 12 #10
July Aug 12 #11

Response to rurallib (Original post)

Sat Aug 12, 2017, 08:16 PM

1. Anybody carrying a Nazi flag should get their ass kicked.

And that's what happens. Thank God there are people brave enough to do it in this country.

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Response to rurallib (Original post)

Sat Aug 12, 2017, 08:18 PM

2. My great-uncle too

Fought the Vichy bastards.

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Response to rurallib (Original post)

Sat Aug 12, 2017, 08:18 PM

3. My Uncle served on the

 

HMS Virago a cruiser which was one of the British ships that hunted the Bismark, he was on 17 at that time.
He hated Nazis. In fact I recall watching Raiders of the Lost Ark with him at the movie theater and when Indy said "Nazis I hate those guys" he piped up "your dam right!! " (Quite loudly) Which got a laugh from others there.

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Response to rurallib (Original post)

Sat Aug 12, 2017, 08:18 PM

4. My latest father in law

Fought his was across North Africa and up Italy, won a bronze star. I'm thankful he isn't alive to see this shame.

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Response to rurallib (Original post)

Sat Aug 12, 2017, 08:18 PM

5. This brings so much home

My dear fil fought in the Battle of the Bulge. He was born in Germany in 1925 and came to America around 1928. His dad fought in WW1 in the German army and got the family the heck out of Europe. Because of his place of birth, the U.S. Army gave my fil the choice of serving in Europe or the Pacific theater. He chose to fight in Europe. He was 19 and he came home, thank goodness.

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Response to rurallib (Original post)

Sat Aug 12, 2017, 08:19 PM

6. In the bottom drawer of my dresser

Sleep a Nazi flag, a Nazi arm band, and an SS arm band that were "liberated" by my late father. His only commentary on the circumstances were "I wanted them more than they did". No Nazis then, no Nazis now, no Nazis forever.

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Response to rurallib (Original post)

Sat Aug 12, 2017, 08:20 PM

7. mine too

fought at Anzio, was a fire control officer on a destroyer that sunk a U-boat in NYC harbor... inside the statue of liberty. Later became an enlisted pilot for the navy in the Pacific.

the assholes carrying Nazi flags and doing seig heil salutes... he wouldn't put up with that.

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Response to rurallib (Original post)

Sat Aug 12, 2017, 08:25 PM

8. My father piloted a B-17 in the war.

He's 92 years old now. He wouldn't tolerate this crap for one minute. None of us should.

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Response to rurallib (Original post)

Sat Aug 12, 2017, 08:25 PM

9. I can't imagine what my Dad (rip) would be saying.

There would be a scatological tsunami. I remember my Grandfather who fought the Germans in WW I became apolectic because I wore a "surfer cross" (Iron Cross).

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Response to rurallib (Original post)

Sat Aug 12, 2017, 09:16 PM

10. I lost 2 uncles in WWII. My dad was exempt because he was a farmer. My mom

built planes at Curtis Wright.

That whole generation would be ashamed of the USA today.

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Response to rurallib (Original post)

Sat Aug 12, 2017, 09:17 PM

11. My father flew a P-47 in combat in Germany.

He spent part of his service in the occupation of Germany, as well.

I wish I could know his thoughts now. I believe he would be profoundly shocked. He followed politics closely, and would be disgusted by Chump, I am very, very certain.

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