View Single Post
  #8 (permalink)  
Old 05-28-2010, 09:36 AM
Dave's Avatar
Dave Dave is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Alabama
Posts: 17,757
Default
I remember the teachers I had in high school who were WWII vets. Mr. Smith, who was a Marine at Iwo Jima. Mr. Robertson, who was also a Marine and had permanent leg injuries from wounds and limped. Mr. Johnston - the head janitor - who was a B-17 pilot in Europe.

A friend of mine (Cruise Fanatic knows him) here in Athens, Alabama, his father was a Marine Raider (I forget if it was Carlson's or Edson's Raiders he was with). These were the first "special forces" troops.
__________________
Dave
Editor, CruiseReviews.com