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From: MaryKay717/4/12 2:18 PM 
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Happy Independence Day and a salute to all the brave military persons past and present that have spent their time and lives making us an independent nation and preserving it.   THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!

MK Ozarks

 
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From: Moe2647 DelphiPlus Member Icon7/4/12 3:57 PM 
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A big fat DITTO!  :D  I just read some where that somebody said, "America is the land of the free, BECAUSE of the brave."  How true.
 
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  • Edited 7/4/2012 3:58 pm by Moe2647
 

 
From: MaryKay717/4/12 4:36 PM 
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It is.    My next door neighbor is one of the few survivors of Wake Island.  He was only there a few weeks when he was captured and spent the rest of the war in prison camps.  I spoke with Mr. Leong, who is famous for his Cashew Chicken dish, and he told me about landing on the beach at Normandy and fighting his was east from there.  He had come from China only a year before, but wanted to fight for his new country.  I'll bet there are many, many other similar stories out there.  God bless them!!!!!!

MK Ozarks

  • Edited 7/4/2012 4:37 pm by MaryKay71
 

 
From: Moe2647 DelphiPlus Member Icon7/4/12 5:14 PM 
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There are.  One of my old drinking buddied fought on Peleliu.  It's great hearing his stories.
 
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