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  1. ToughOmbre

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    Gotta love this site! I'm a World War II collector, historian, buff, nut, enthusiast, but most of all a "Warbird" fanatic. My user name is a tribute to my father, a rifleman in the 90th Infantry Division (nicknamed by Patton the "Tough 'Ombres") who came ashore at Utah Beach on June 6, 1944 and later fought in the Battle of the Bulge. My favorite aircraft is the B-17, which in my opinion is the most beautiful airframe, civilian or military, to ever fly thru the clouds. Keep 'em flying!
     

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  2. DerAdlerIstGelandet

    DerAdlerIstGelandet Der Crew Chief
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    Welcome to the site.
     
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    Yes, welcome to our site.

    You have any pics of your dad when he was in the service?

    Many here would appreciate you showing us any pictures.
     
  4. ToughOmbre

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    Wish I had more...He's the guy on the right. Five battle stars, CIB, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Invasion Arrowhead....Yeah, he's my hero.
     

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    Welcome to the forum and greetings from Poland.:)
     
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    Hello and welcome to the forum from down under!
     
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    Mr Ombre - where in Jersey are you living? I grew up in Old Bridge/Matawan. Excellent picture too. Welcome!
     
  8. ToughOmbre

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    mkloby, not far from where you grew up - Brielle.
     
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    U damned dirty New Jersians...
     
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    They're everywhere.
     
  11. ToughOmbre

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    America first...New Jersey second.
     
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    That's "America first...New Jersey second, use guys".
     
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    Welcome to the site, greetings from cold London
     
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    :lol: Seriously - lived in NJ 22 years and never heard anybody say "yous guys" or "new joisey" once. That stereotypical accent is more of a staten island thing, not NJ.
     
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    Absolutely correct. Staten Island accent all the way.
     
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    And our beloved FBJ resides from there, and used to be one of my ol' stompin grounds..
     
  17. Njaco

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    Youse is up north. Down here in below Trenton we got da Philly thing goin on. And we never go to the beach, its the "shore". :lol:
     
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    I almost met my end in trenton one night years ago. My wife lived there and went to school at TCNJ. Trenton is a sh*thole, and the rightful capital of that damn state :thebirdman:
     
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    As a lifelong resident I have to agree. But the southern part of the state is a little calmer. Years ago they tried to seperate from the northern half as a seperate state.
     
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    They should have, cause North Jersey is a cesspool...
     
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