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11-11-10, 09:23 PM
Sounds just like something Dad would say. He didn't think Sands of Iwo Jima was very good either but he liked John Wayne. He didn't think Flags of our Fathers was that good either... But then no...
11-11-10, 01:36 PM
You've probably seen this picture... but, I thought I would share it here.
This is a picture of John Wayne and John Bradley, taken during the filming of "Sands of Iwo Jima".
11-09-10, 11:16 PM
Good attitude son!
11-09-10, 09:37 AM
Actually, the Japs were already deep in the ground when the Marines landed. They had to be blown out, burned out, dug up, or buried alive. It was no picnic, the Japs fought hard. It has been called...
I hear you bro... but you got to admit, these would have come in handy in Nam. We were always short of S__t Paper! :)
Keep the Faith
If all this free medical advice fails, (and I suspect it will) try holding your beer in the right hand...lol!
Just a thought.
11-08-10, 11:01 AM
You are correct on all accounts! My father and God father were both in the Fourth Division. They worked with John Bradley at the Oakland Naval Hospital prior to shipping out to the Pacific....
Wish I had a dollar for everyphony ex-SEAL, Green Beret etc. that I 've had the misfortune to run across. (Their main area of operations are bars).
I also had the priviledge to know some real...
11-07-10, 11:07 PM
Thats James Bradley the author Sorry...blame it on "operator's head space"
11-07-10, 10:56 PM
The answer to your question is; Joe Rosenthal had no idea he had an historic photo when he forwarded his film thru channels. Somebody way back in the rear (things took a lot longer going thru...
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