A lot to carry around

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  1. RabidAlien

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    Dang. I have respect for the Greatest Generation, and utmost respect for those who served on the pointy end of the stick, from whichever country, but this story just floored me. Mr. Brown basically carried a land mine around in his leg, and never said a word other than "oh, my knee pains me". :salute: Dam. Sir, that is worth a second :salute:!!!


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  2. DerAdlerIstGelandet

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    RIP Mr. Brown, and thank you [​IMG]
     
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    Amazing story. :salute:
     
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    That's just incredible. You would think all that 'stuff' would just rip everything apart with every step. I can't even imagine it.

    RIP sir. Your now out of pain.
     
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    Rest In Peace sir.:salute:
     
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    Incredible story! RIP Sir. :salute:
     
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    Unbelievable.....RIP Sir :salute:
     
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