My Great-Grandpa Friesen in WWII

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    My Great-Grandpa was a USAAF wire stringer in the ETO stringing wires from the fighter bases to the front. One time he and his buddy were up on a pole stringing some wire wearing just their helmet liners beacause it was hot. So an MP walks up to the bottom and yells at asking if they know where the front was, they shrugged not knowing. The MP pointed to a hedge row about five yards away from the pole and said," It's right there!". Needless to say, they scrambled down and slapped their helmets on.
     
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    Great story and family history...
     
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    Yep, great story indeed! :)
     
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    That's awesome!
     
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    Close call eh?
     
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    awesome indeed! :D
     
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    Could have got uncomfortable !
     
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    Great story!
     
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    Great story! The reality check could have been a lot worse. I'm glad it was not.:cool:
     
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