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Where would YOU serve in WW2?

Discussion in 'What If - Other' started by Kai-Petri, Oct 13, 2002.

  1. OpanaPointer

    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    London. The city with the big balls.
     
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    JJWilson Well-Known Member

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    My conservative smart choice would be Prison Guard stateside in the U.S, My cool option would be flying in Any air force, and or being a Tank commander in a Tiger or Tiger II.
     
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    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    I'd rather be in combat anywhere than a guard anywhere.
     
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    Counting mess kits in Anchorage sounds fine to me.
     
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    I would choose the U.S. Navy as a gunners mate on a battleship.
     
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    "The USN needs more cannon-cockers! Enlist today!"
     
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    Only if they bring back the battleships! Not that many cannon today. As for WW2, American BBs seem to be a place that one could do useful combat service and be relatively safe. (Except at Pearl on Dec. 7th, that is.)
     
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    OpanaPointer I Point at Opana Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    They were hard, that's true. And the fast BBs were in the shit with the carriers, so life could be ... exciting.
     
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    Sounds good to me, but counting mess kits in a factory in Iowa sounds even better.
     
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    I always thought about being an RAF Bomb Aimer. I could pay back those rotten Nasties for London and Coventry, with tenfold interest.
     
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    Having six years to think about it, I can only conclude I was right the first time when I chose the same tough option as Captain Kevin Darling.

    "There's nothing cushy about life in the Women's Auxiliary Balloon Corps."
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    Realistic position choice: CBI nurse vs Unrealistic position: OSS/spy. As a spy, I would have been dead the first week. I can't lie for squat. Lol
     
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    You and Chris Pine.
     
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    Kai-Petri Kenraali

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    For new members....
     
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    I would be a fighter pilot in Europe.
     
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    F-That…
     
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    In real life I never wanted to be anything but a surface warfare officer, so that would be my choice in WWII (although SWO was not a designation back then). I served on two cruisers; the first one, USS Albany (CG-10) was a WWII era ship (CA-123) commissioned postwar and converted to a missile ship in the late 50s.
     

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