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If you ever question whether you are a real man Mar 2, 2010 7:23 PM LewisNixon
   That's awesome Mar 2, 2010 7:29 PM Hobo
      My granddad was in the South Pacific Mar 3, 2010 9:05 AM Reb Dude
         Another South Pacific grand dad here Mar 3, 2010 9:38 AM I am Al Czervik
            Same here. Mar 3, 2010 10:30 AM Chance438
         My grandfather had some horror stories also.. Mar 3, 2010 11:10 AM northmsrebel38801
   This needs to be bumped Mar 2, 2010 8:23 PM DixieFried
   Marines really chap my ass, but are Mar 2, 2010 10:30 PM Ole Cincinnatus
   Marines give me a chubby. Mar 2, 2010 11:07 PM DuNing
   My Dad was there Mar 2, 2010 11:57 PM bigrebone
      Interesting stuff, B.R.O, made me do a little research Mar 3, 2010 12:31 AM LewisNixon
         He got transferred back to New York City after the Iwo campaign Mar 3, 2010 10:16 AM bigrebone
   the greatest generation... Mar 3, 2010 7:32 AM SmegmaReb
      The greatest quote I've ever heard... Mar 9, 2010 3:09 PM Koban The Barbarian
   And to think we almost lost the Marines due to Truman's paring down of the US military after WWII. Mar 3, 2010 8:21 AM Blame A Hero
   Had one grandfather in the Pacific, one in France Mar 3, 2010 10:26 AM DanWolken
      My Dad and all four of his brothers were in WWII Mar 3, 2010 10:34 AM bigrebone
         My grandfather on my dad's side was too old to serve in WWII. My great uncle (his bro in law)... Mar 4, 2010 9:56 AM RockLegendBruceDickinson
            I read a book about Pellilu Mar 4, 2010 2:24 PM bigrebone
               I used to drink beer with Spencer Berger who commanded a battalion there. Mar 10, 2010 1:53 AM TJB53
      Truer words... Mar 3, 2010 10:57 AM OxpatchReb
      Amen, Godfrey. Mar 3, 2010 11:54 AM Seven Year Plan
         Re: If you ever question whether you are a real man Mar 3, 2010 12:24 PM FlabLoser
      In comparison, huge is an understatement. Mar 3, 2010 11:58 AM ridgereb84
      I, too, feel compelled to admit my vaginaesque quality Mar 3, 2010 12:11 PM WildeRebel
      We can't even imagine what those men and women (and boys and girls) had to live through. Mar 3, 2010 12:24 PM patdog.sixpackspeak
      My grandfather said one of these would make the hair stand up on the back of your head Mar 3, 2010 1:35 PM The Lord Weird Slough Feg
      My grandmother Mar 3, 2010 2:38 PM SoxFan343
      I would raise my hand to take my rightful place.... Mar 9, 2010 2:44 PM SmegmaReb
   Although I'm a vet, I too am a pussy compared to those men Mar 3, 2010 12:34 PM warrior possum
   Never met either of my grandfathers Mar 3, 2010 1:02 PM bigbearchaseme
   Not a totally great movie, but battle for Iwo Jima was depicted well in Flags of Our Fathers Mar 3, 2010 1:43 PM Abelmagwitch2
   My granddad was in the Pacific. About a month ago I shot a couple of hours of video of his stories. Mar 3, 2010 2:49 PM PhotoReb
      I took my Dad to the D-Day museum after the Pacific exhibit opened up. Mar 4, 2010 2:20 PM bigrebone
   Thanks to everyone for the stories and pictures Mar 3, 2010 8:59 PM LewisNixon
      Is feeling like a complete pussy the same as getting in touch with your feminine side? Mar 3, 2010 9:32 PM WildeRebel
         Go kill something Mar 4, 2010 12:36 AM LewisNixon
   My Dad served was in the invasion of Italy. Received the Bronze Star for capturing 100 + Mar 3, 2010 10:27 PM Rebel Dave
   Great thread... Mar 4, 2010 9:45 AM Rebelvis
      Yep. My Dad was in France and Germany, 1944-5. Was slated to be sent to Pacific theater. Mar 4, 2010 2:07 PM Blame A Hero
   In my family ........ Mar 4, 2010 2:31 PM 1 Rodimus Prime
   Maternal Grandfather fought in Italy and in the Hedgerows in France/Belgium. Mar 4, 2010 3:01 PM Coastie from Gulfport
      My uncle Dan, who fought in Europe Mar 4, 2010 4:03 PM bigrebone
   Re: If you ever question whether you are a real man Mar 9, 2010 1:35 PM TheHoka
   Tarawa was perhaps worse... Mar 9, 2010 1:43 PM TUSK.sixpackspeak
   "Chick"... Mar 9, 2010 2:16 PM Rhodestar
      Glad I'm not alone Mar 9, 2010 2:41 PM HotStuffEddieGilbert
      Saving Pvt. Ryan opened my eyes Mar 9, 2010 4:25 PM Aelyn
   My uncle's ship was sunk in the South Pacific. He & the Cpt. stayed onboard Mar 9, 2010 4:56 PM Eureka Dog
   makes sense about the Pacific theater Mar 10, 2010 10:39 AM OleMissCub
      Good point never thought about that. The Army division my Great Uncle fought in... Mar 10, 2010 12:06 PM RockLegendBruceDickinson
   A part of Pussy Nation Mar 10, 2010 11:54 AM OxPatch
      A fine first post, friend, Mar 10, 2010 12:16 PM BillFremp

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