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      Registration   07/18/17

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    • Walt's Daughter

      Upgrade July 26,2017   07/27/17

      We had an upgrade to the system this morning and I had to temporarily disable the theme/colors/look-feel of the forum. The forum was acting strangely and was moving along at a snails pace, so had to perform some tests. After I disabled all the customizations, things improved immensely, so... I am hoping to add our colors back, but till then...bear with me. Thanks!

CaptO

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About CaptO

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    Resident Marine
  • Birthday 06/26/72

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    Quantico, VA
  • Interests
    -Shooting and hunting
    -1/35 scale plastic modeling - mainly German WWII. You can't deny they had the coolest gear! Although they weren't as cool when used against you.
    -World War II (since I was in grade school)

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  1. 3939th Quartermaster Gas Supply Company

    Great story! (Well maybe not the massive injuries part of it!) Welcome to the forum. We welcome any other stories you might have. As for the unit, Marion, our indefatigable administrator, will no doubt have something for you shortly. Once again, welcome aboard!
  2. Vet Locates Ambulance He Drove During the War

    Crazy! That is super cool!
  3. Land of Mine

    This sounds awesome - and it's a story I hadn't heard of before. It is the story of the German POWs that were used to clear millions of land mines from the Danish coast. The movie focuses on a small group of young (and I do mean young) POWs that had to clear a certain beach for 40,000 or so mines. When they were done, they could go home - not everyone made it. Looking forward to watching it! http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3841424/
  4. D-Day Normandy - 2017

    Hear, hear!!
  5. Rest in peace, sir! Thank you for your service!
  6. Jean in Siegburg

    How cool is that?!
  7. Churchill - new movie trailer

    Looks cool! I wonder how he will be portrayed. The trailer doesn't really give you a solid idea. So Brian Cox will now have played: Leon Trotsky Hermann Göring Winston Churchill Oh, and Dr. Hannibal Lecktor!!
  8. YEAH!!! So glad the forum is back!!! Thank you for all of your hard work (and $$$) Marion!!! I was really missing it (after 10 years of being here almost daily!!)

    1. Walt's Daughter

      Walt's Daughter

      Oh I know the feeling. I was lost in limbo. Still need a bit of tweaking, but we are almost there 100 percent. I still can't get into the admin section, but working on it. Seems to be a permissions problem. Arrggh!!

  9. Wow. I actually wouldn't have thought he was still with us. I recognized the name as soon as I saw it. With the Marines at Tarawa is a very interesting (and even Academy Award Winning as was mentioned above) documentary. I remembered hearing about the fact that he was able to catch both combatants in a single frame. This just doesn't happen in genuine combat footage. And it is in color, too! Farewell, sir! Thank you for all you've done!
  10. Farewell, sir! Thank you for what you have done.
  11. Hello from southern France

    Welcome aboard, Matthieu. We are glad to have you here. My grandfather was with the 540th Combat Engineers which landed in that area during Operation Dragoon.
  12. Oh, no! I pray he feels better soon. What a great gentlemen.
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