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Where would YOU serve in WW2?

Discussion in 'What If - Other' started by Kai-Petri, Oct 13, 2002.

  1. Erich

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    My inquiry was serious .........

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  2. C.Evans

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    Serious.

    Q:
    Do you know how to make roaches (in this case--roach) come out of the woodwork?

    A:

    "You smoke them out."
    Well--the said roach in question has been smoked out of hiding.

    Good job at smoking the roach out Erich. [​IMG]

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  3. C.Evans

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    SH?GIWW?

    FDMDIEAVRDIEAUSUF

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  4. Otto

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    A bit of a nationalistic answer here, as I am a Canadian. I wouldn't mind serving as Fighter Group Captain in the Royal (Canadian) Air Force attached to the RAF. It would find it an honor to fly with J. Johnson.
     
  5. C.Evans

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    Well said Otto.

    I also wouldn't mind serving with the 36th Infantry Division--the T-patchers. It was a Division from Texas and with many many Texans in it's ranks.
     
  6. Military History Network

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    The 36th Inf Div had several Medal of Honor Recipients as well. One of them I found out too late--didn't live very far from where I do. He passed away a week before I found out that he was living in San Antonio. :(

    Oh and especially for your info--that division also sent a Sergeant whom I knew (now deceased) who served as one of Pres Roosevelts Honor Guard. His name is Greg Wiley--if anyone wants to look him up.

    He passed away about 10 or so years ago--his widow still lives in Kingsville, Texas.

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  8. TA152

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    Carl, you should come up to Austin on a Wednesday - Sunday and visit the Camp Mabry museum. They have quite alot on the 36th division and in September they will have a bunch of reenactors giving shows. They also have gotton lots more tanks recently, I think there about 30 now. The price is right too, FREE ! You would be welcome to stay over night at my house. http://www.kwanah.com/txmilmus/about/exhibits.htm
     
  9. Deep Web Diver

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    Thanks for sharing the website TA152. That looks like a very interesting museum.
     
  10. David Barton (DB) Mathis

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    Looks like that will be fun! [​IMG]
     
  11. Bill Smith

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    With the new thread being listed here, and continuing on -

    while all you guys are just wishing to be on this front or that front, in this army, or that navy, I'd of hoped to have been assigned to a support unit assisting a WAC, WAVE, WASP, or Nursing unit providing the female troops with their bare necessesities!

    Bill
     
  12. David Barton (DB) Mathis

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    LOL! True Bill! I would like to submit a request for transfer! 38th evac hospital, 5th army. ;)
     
  13. Mr. Clean

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    U.S. Marines
     
  14. C.Evans

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    Thanks TA--i'd like to at some point. In fact--just today my sister invited me to stay at the Condo we have in Bandera--just 30 mins drive from San Antonio. But--I had to pass as I have to replace the struts on my car and as it is--I could'nt take a chance on driving that far.

    I might be able to do this later this year though.

    Tanks? I love tanks [​IMG]
     
  15. Brad T.

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    I would agree with Otto, I think though serving a career a little like Buzz Berling would be nice, start off at Malta and serve after in the Western Theater, but serve the whole war.
    I would way rather be in Fighter Command then Bomber Command too, Bomber Command, which would most likely be 6 group as a Canadian, was a dealth trap.
     
  16. TA152

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    Just let me know when and we will go Carl.

    Just 400 posts to go and you break the bank ! [​IMG]
     
  17. C.Evans

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    Thanks TA--i'll be looking forward to that and I might be able to go for a visit sometime this winter. I hope they will allow pics to be taken as I will want to take a bunch. Also--when i;m in the area--I will get some good pics of The Alamo as well. :D

    Oh and as of this posting--only 321 more to go before "breaking the bank," ;)
     
  18. Kai-Petri

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    Yeah, Carl, The big 10K is already in your sights...Congrats already!

    Where are you gonna put your medals then..on your back??

    :eek: :eek: ;)
     
  19. Friedrich

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    Still the same here.

    Infantry officer in some German regular infantry division. Italy and the Eastern Front would be nice.

    And I wouldn't mind being an Artillery officer either. :cool:
     
  20. Otto

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    You are probably the only person I know who would have positive things to say about serving on the Ost Front my friend. ;)
     

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