World War II: 70 Years On

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  1. davebarnes commented on May 10

    My Mother was a nurse. Still alive at 92.5.
    My Father went to navigation school and still alive at 93.1.

  2. deafndumb commented on May 10

    Although your report equates the Purple Heart with being wounded, I suspect that the number of combat wounded alone is greater than the 671,000. My undying gratitude goes out to all who fought in Europe as I was liberated by the Canucks in ’45 on a beautiful spring day. Incidentally, I know that in Vietnam, many wounded did not receive the Purple Heart.

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