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  •  They laid out there (5+ / 0-)
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    BOHICA, JaxDem, Joy of Fishes, DaNang65, exlrrp

    in that fetid stinking jungle for twenty years before he and his back-seater were found. I have had dreams about that,  none of them good.  He was a Captain when shot down, but was promoted posthumously to Major while he was still listed as MIA.  His stone in the National Cemetery says Major.  Wish he could have lived to know he would be promoted.

    The general who wins the battle makes many calculations in his temple before the battle is fought. The general who loses makes but few calculations beforehand. - Sun Tzu

    by Otteray Scribe on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 04:42:56 AM PST

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