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    Ooooppsss wrong event. But I wanted to get your attention.

    Everyone who can read a calendar knows today is the 6th of June, 2007. What many may have forgotten is the significance of what today is - or was 62 years ago. An event so important to our Western way of life that we should take pause for a moment and remember.

    Rememeber those who volunteered to go off to a far away land to help out friends and allies in a struggle (in some cases) for their very survival. Those men and women who deployed overseas to Western Europe and went into combat and combat support roles to Fight the Good Fight. Through trial by fire, and perseverance, they succeeded in allowing all of us to have the way of life and the liberties of that life which we so much enjoy today.

    Let us also remember the men and women who are deployed overseas even as I create this post. To give thanks to those who are doing what they trained and volunteered to do. For those who have given all that a person can give and more; to the families of those deployed, and for those who have lost someone near and dear.

    "... They shall never grow old.... The torch is passed..... Lest We Forget."

    Thank you.

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    Excellent post. Also add a salute to those that served in the Pacific Theater.

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    Sorry, 63 years, June 6, 1944. And don't forget Midway, June 4, 1942.

    Semper fidelis

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    Also, do not forget the 6th of June, 1918 in the Chateua-Thierry at some fabled woodlands known as Belleau Wood.

    Later changed to be called:

    Bois de la Brigade de Marine


    The battle gave us these well know quotes:

    "Come on you Sons of Bitches! Do you want to live forever?"

    "Retreat Hell! We just got here" [Naturally, said to the French (by a Marine) who were retreating.]

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Belleau_Wood
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    Thanks Gunny.


    **And while I know I only mentioned D-Day, it in no way was intended to take away from the many other important battles that have taken place in the past 200 years. Its just that this one always rides high in my mind.**

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