Salerno Article
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Being from Texas I don't have much of a problem with Spanish. It would have been different if you were in the 90th I guess.

 

Why Gen Smith wrote this I'm not sure. He had his fair share of amphibious experience in the Pacific but maybe there was a need for a European article in the Gazette.

 

And there were a few Marines in the OSS who parachuted into France. Check this out. By and large, you are right, of course. WWII is the example I give to people that ask what the difference between the Marines and Army is. The Marines are more objective oriented: here's your island, go get it from the bad guys. The army is more suited for protracted land campaigns: bludgeon your way onto the beach and go as far east as you can. Of course that still didn't stop us from bloodying the nose of the Hun in WWI!

 

Don't know where the 90th was, I was with the 34th. And it was the southern boys

that had the trouble. Anyway CptO. we're on thesame track--Who said--

FULLSTEAM AHEAD ! DAMN THE TORPEDOES.

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Salerno Article - by CaptO - 01-08-2008, 02:13 PM
Salerno Article - by roque_riojas - 01-08-2008, 05:18 PM
Salerno Article - by CaptO - 01-10-2008, 12:38 PM
Salerno Article - by roque_riojas - 01-10-2008, 04:25 PM
Salerno Article - by CaptO - 01-10-2008, 06:25 PM
Salerno Article - by roque_riojas - 01-10-2008, 06:37 PM
Salerno Article - by CaptO - 01-10-2008, 07:11 PM
Salerno Article - by CaptO - 01-10-2008, 07:12 PM
Salerno Article - by roque_riojas - 01-10-2008, 08:00 PM

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