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Old 7 September 2001, 06:10 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Honor this day my Uncle, PVT William J. Balsley, 30th Sqdrn, 19th BG (H). KIA 7 Sep 1944, while a POW, on board the Shin'yo Maru off Sindangan Point, Mindanao, PI.. . . I have slipped the surly bonds of earth . . .. . . Put out my hand,And touched the face of God . . .Bill Suggs
 
Old 7 September 2001, 06:21 AM   #2 (permalink)
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[insert perfect parade ground salute here]

:'(

R.I.P.

I offer a heartfelt thank you to all vets, especially those that made the ultimate sacrifice.
 
Old 7 September 2001, 07:56 AM   #3 (permalink)
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It is sad that even those who gave up or had to gave up fighting were not safe from being killed. This is a forgotten part of military history.

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Old 7 September 2001, 10:02 AM   #4 (permalink)
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It is sad that even those who gave up or had to gave up fighting were not safe from being killed. This is a forgotten part of military history.

Bataan, Malmedy, The Crater, or Agincourt.
Not forgotten, just conveniently ignored.
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