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 Author  Topic: OT? Rememberance Day & The Merchant Marine


Post a Reply To This Topic    Reply With Quotes     Edit Message     View Profile of PeterTareBuilder  Posted on: Nov 10, 2008 - 9:26am
Hi there.

Tomorrow is Rememberance Day up here. I'm not sure what it's called in the US.

Every year I go to the local cenotaph for the services.

I find it very interesting that most pay tribute to the men and women of the Airforce, the Army and the Navy yet most froget about the sacrifices made bythe men of the Merchant Marine. With out the Merchant Marine the armed forces would not have had the materiel to wage the valiant and long fight they eventually won.

So, when you pause for the minute of silence tomorrow pray also for the souls of the men of the Merchant Marine.

Cheers from PeterTareBuilder

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Post a Reply To This Topic    Reply With Quotes     Edit Message     View Profile of earl  Posted on: Nov 11, 2008 - 2:51pm
hello peter tare i remember the merchant brother was in it and ran the murmansk run.the was only seventeen then.thanks for remembering earl

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