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#1 tztmyc



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Posted 18 August 2009 - 07:51 PM

Hello to all! I am in the process of putting together my Grandfathers military record and acquiring replacement medals, as they have been lost to time and space. I thank you all in advance for your diligence in locating lost information! BTW, my Grandfather was/is a USMC Corporal, fought in Tawara and was wounded, flown back to San Francisco, CA and became an MP for a short while!

#2 tztmyc



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Posted 18 August 2009 - 08:01 PM

1. Your Name: Whats your name? What would you like to be called? How did you come up with your member-name? My name is Josh and my member name is from derived from an old employer long ago.

2. Age: How old are you? How long have you been interested in WWII? 34

3. Origins: Where are you from? New Baltimore, MI

4. Specifics: What areas of WWII are you interested in? What would you like to know more about? I would love to learn about the battle of Tarawa and any stories from guys that were there. I am also interested in hearing about the German side of the war.

5. Hobbies: What sort of Hobbies do you have? Are any related to World War II? Wargaming? Video-games? Memorabilia? Visiting historic sites? I love to read, especially about WWII and history in general. I love video games (when I can get the time to play them), and according to my family I am the "Family Historian!" I have a deep interest in genealogical research.

6. Other: What other time periods are you interested in? Specific eras? Why? Just the twentieth century!

7. Miscellaneous: Anything else you'd like to share with us? Not really, I am just an average joe, trying to learn about history and my family's place in it!

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Posted 18 August 2009 - 08:05 PM

Welcome Josh, glad to have you with us!

"If you want peace work for justice" -Pope Paul VI


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Posted 18 August 2009 - 08:12 PM

Have a great time at the Forum Josh!

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#5 LRusso216



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Posted 18 August 2009 - 08:59 PM

Glad to have you with us, Josh. There is a wealth of information available. Use the search function, and ask questions. There are plenty of knowledgeable Rogues willing to help. Enjoy your stay.

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Posted 18 August 2009 - 09:02 PM

Josh -- Welcome to this fine place! I am sure you will enjoy your time here.


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Posted 18 August 2009 - 09:07 PM


Welcome to this amazing place! Have fun here


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Posted 18 August 2009 - 10:07 PM

Welcome and Good Luck with your research
“The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.” Patton

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Posted 19 August 2009 - 07:37 AM

welcome to the forum josh..

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Posted 19 August 2009 - 07:42 AM

Welcome to the party matey, there is always another chair.:)
For want of a nail the shoe was lost, for the want of a shoe the horse was lost, for the want of a horse the rider was lost, for the want of a rider the battle was lost, For want of a battle the kingdom was lost, and all for the want of a horseshoe nail.


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Posted 19 August 2009 - 05:09 PM

Howdy and welcome to the forum. Glad to have you with us. Happy posting.


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