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newspeak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-27-09 02:07 PM
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101. so, they make this academy award movie about Patton
What a hero!!! My great uncle was under Patton, he hated the man. He came back a broken man, after being captured by the Nazis twice. Hear that? Twice!!! I can just imagine the scenario "Get out there boy there's nothing wrong with you. If you get captured a third time, ya might get a medal or something." His mind was shattered-he'd go crazy, thinking the Nazis were attacking the house.

And then all of the accolades for McArthur. I knew McArthur was involved in the Bonus March tragedy--attacking our own vets--but I didn't know Patton was a Major at the time. Men like these two are glorified, while men like Gen. Smedley Butler, who actually stood for the soldiers, are lost in the dusty bin of forgotten history. SHAME!!! SHAME!!!
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