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post #8 of (permalink) Old 06-12-2019, 09:09 PM
Baba Zanetti
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Originally Posted by andrew fotheringham View Post
For the record please put the picture backup,I am not offended by it I noticed that a soilder had a cigarette in his mouth and just wanted to point that out as I don't think that he would have had one in his mouth going into a battle. Nessa you are too good a person for that so please remember you have not offended me in any way at all.
Everybody smoked back then, my old man was in the Royal artillery attached to the merchant navy. Basically bobbing around in the Atlantic or India to the Mediterranean waiting to get torpedoed by a U boat or shot at by the Luftwaffe.
The Army issued cigs in the ration I would assume the US have done the same.
He was unloading supply ships on D day +1 and still had horrific memories of the amount of bodies scattered everywhere.

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