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Forum topic by Joe Lyddon posted 08-21-2012 03:28 PM 774 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Joe Lyddon

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08-21-2012 03:28 PM

Topic tags/keywords: family uncle jack video documentary


Uncle Jack


(get your box of tissues out)

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"


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#1 posted 08-21-2012 03:52 PM

Thanks Joe. The “Uncle Jacks” are gettin’ fewer and fewer, and we damned sure don’t want to EVER forget ‘em.
The B-17s and P-51s are my favs.
Bill

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#2 posted 08-21-2012 10:55 PM

I agree with Bill

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#3 posted 08-22-2012 03:11 AM

My dad joined the Navy out of HS and flew Corsairs off a carrier at night in the N Atlantic. I have a hard time seeing kids now days doing these types of things. I’m not sure we’re raising any more uncle Jacks.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#4 posted 08-22-2012 03:37 AM

What a wonderful video, I’m sure that most kids these days have no idea how brave their fathers/grandfathers were.

-- Harry, Western Australia

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#5 posted 08-22-2012 04:02 AM

If any of you guys have never seen Band of Brothers you must. The interviews with the real life members of 101st Airborne Easy Company at the end of each segment are inspiring.

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#6 posted 08-22-2012 09:23 PM

That Band of Brothers looks like one GREAT bunch of movies!
Thank you… will look into it… for sure!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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