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    Quote Originally Posted by namvet View Post
    the Normandy invasion was the main show. but there was also an invasion of southern France around august. operation Anvil. later renamed Dragoon. my dad's cruiser was assigned to provide gunfire support here.

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    What cruiser was it ?....CA,Cl which one ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by megimoo View Post
    What cruiser was it ?....CA,Cl which one ?
    USS Philadelphia (CL-41)


    the Nazi's went all out to sink it for its name sake
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    Does anyone have a copy of the letter Ike wrote in case the Invasion failed?


    On that classified document it said it was de-classified till 1960, why so long?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bailey View Post
    Does anyone have a copy of the letter Ike wrote in case the Invasion failed?


    On that classified document it said it was de-classified till 1960, why so long?
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    Some of the 101st Airborne troops trained in Toccoa Georgia, about 25 miles from where I live. Every October they have a reunion of surviving paratroopers in Toccoa. Many of the guys in Band of Brothers trained there and Currahee Mountain is there.

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    heres to all you vets and people in the military now! good job!
    If you want to see my political views, check out my profile. i have them on my wall because there wasn't enough room in the info section.
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