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Old March 26th, 2010, 12:32 PM   #1

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The human side of war


I found this quite interesting. Hope ya'll enjoy!

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Thanks Diddy.
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Old March 27th, 2010, 06:20 AM   #3

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Quite interesting Diddy. We post that there were X thousand casualties in the battle, and always forget that they were all just people, dying or suffering in a conflict that they did not personally start: every one of them are sons, brothers, fathers, friends and neighbors.
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Quite interesting Diddy. We post that there were X thousand casualties in the battle, and always forget that they were all just people, dying or suffering in a conflict that they did not personally start: every one of them are sons, brothers, fathers, friends and neighbors.
Agreed, E. Indeed, what drew me to the story was that I had an uncle who flew B-17s in the eighth AF.
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Old March 29th, 2010, 08:37 PM   #5

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I choose to believe the pilot veered off from the footballers. I choose to believe that, in spite of all reason, because I know that's what he did. I know it as sure as I know he was bleeding, and scared, and young, and wanted to live.
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