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Incorrect U.S. Army Commerical

Discussion in 'WWII Films & TV' started by Chef des Todes, Sep 13, 2010.

  1. Chef des Todes

    Chef des Todes Flight Medic

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    The other day I was eating dinner, and I saw a U.S Army commerical. Knowing my teen self I wasn't gonna dare pick up that remote, and watch the new commerical. So here it is, the entire commerical, I only got a 30 secound glance. Though I almost was like what the :rolleyes:? During one part. See if you guys can find it! I was kind of affended, cause the commerical I saw was a little bit more changed than this one, but even worse.
    Just my little rant :D, just don't like incorrections, makes the Army look un-professional! :cool:

    [YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oFkGsT8SmE&p=3CEDD1F719434DF5&playnext=1&index=16[/YOUTUBE]
     
  2. formerjughead

    formerjughead The Cooler King

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    I don't see it....what am I missing? I love to gig uniforms.

    I've watched it 5 times now and I don't see anything jumping out at me.
     
  3. PzJgr

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    Did not see any incorrections.
     
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    Was it the basketball scene?
     
  5. BrianP

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    The only thing I can think of was Lt. Col. Edward White conducting America's first spacewalk. True, he was Air Force, but he also graduated from West Point and was buried there after the Apollo 1 fire.
     
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    I missed it too. Give us a hint please.
     
  7. Chef des Todes

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    They lead from Island to Island. Watch 7-13. Pretty sure thats the Marines, and Navy. I always thought the Army whent to Europe in ww2.
     
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    The army was involved in the Pacific from day one. They took over from the Marines at Gaudacanal for instance and the latter invasions saw several divisions of army troops involved.
     
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    Slipdigit Good Ol' Boy Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    About 1/3 of the US Army's infantry divisions were in the PTO. They made all of the landings in the Philipines and in and around New Guinea.
     
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    The Army fought in the Aleutians as well. As a matter of fact, some of the veterans of the battle of Attu were very soar that they were not as famous as vets from say Guadalcanal, because they were not Marines, who in their eyes, got all the glory.
     
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    I've heard some of the army vetrans of the 'canal campaign had similar complaints.
     
  14. Chef des Todes

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    Learn something new everyday. My mistake everyone, I always thought it was the Marines.
     
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    PzJgr Drill Instructor

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    Not a mistake, just learning. That is what makes this forum great
     
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    I consider it good if I learn something new.
    I consider it great if I learn that something I thought was correct isn't.
     
  17. USMCPrice

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    Another reason that they didn't get as much press is that many of their problems during the battle were self-inflicted. It wasn't the individual soldiers fault that the organization was ill prepared and the troops ill trained and poorly conditioned, that was a leadership/organizational failure. It was however a failure none the less. It's not justmy opinion, the US Army in its official histories makes the same point and addresses steps taken to correct the shortcomings. Mediocre and sub-par performance doesn't garner as many headlines for the home folks; though the eney might tout the performance.
     
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    I still think the idea of walking to work to be irrational.
     
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    I did it for twenty years. Twenty five yards from back door to work space! :)
     
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    Ah, quite similar to the Ardennes in December, eh? Must have been horrifying at times.
     

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