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vickitulsa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-24-06 08:46 AM
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140. WOW! Amazing experience ... and discombobulating to be sure!
I've had a couple of those myself, and so did my mom back during WWII. My dad was wounded in Italy, struck by shrapnel in his tank turret when a German .88 hit them and killed the other two guys in the turret. His hair and uniform were on fire and the ammo inside the turret was "cooking off," and he barely got out alive. Rolled down the side of the tank into an irrigation ditch beside the road, which put the fire out. But he looked like hell and when he ran back toward his own guys, they nearly shot him because they couldn't recognize him as one of their own!

The military notified family members when a soldier was wounded back then via telegrams, but what was so eerie was this:

On the very day when Dad was hit in Italy, my mom was staying with her sister and caring for her polio-stricken baby; and Mom sat bolt upright on the couch and said suddenly, out of the blue, "Myron's been wounded!"

She even sensed that it was not a life-threatening injury and that he would recover, which totally amazes me. Mom is a very practical, down-to-earth woman who never indicated she believed in any sort of psychic phenomena -- even after that experience.

But then the government's telegrams to Mom to inform her of Dad's injury in combat got mixed up. The one notifying her of the initial event didn't arrive first. But a few weeks after she had that experience of "knowing" he had been wounded, she received the telegram from the government telling her Dad was RECOVERING from his wounds....

Later she got the first telegram from them.

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