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    having just returned from rememberance day ceremonies in brisbane, can i extend here myself and my families sincere thanks to all those men and women who have laid down their lifes for this country, may god bless their souls, and bless the love ones they have left behind, and a special thank you to those on this forum who have served , or are actively serving this great country, again a big thank you, you are all in our prayers...

    ...we will remember them.

  • #2
    Good post galland, thanks for this!

    Tomb of the unknown soldier!

    "In modern war... you will die like a dog for no good reason."
    Ernest Hemingway.

    "We're all going to die, all of us; what a circus! That alone should make us love each other, but it doesn't. We are terrorised and flattened by trivialities."
    Bukowski

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    • #3
      They went with songs to the battle, they were young,
      Straight of limb, true of eye, steady and aglow.
      They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted;
      They fell with their faces to the foe.

      They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
      Age shall not weary them, nor the years contemn.
      At the going down of the sun and in the morning
      We will remember them.
      Colonel Summers' widely quoted critique of US strategy in the Vietnam War is having a modest vogue...it is poor history, poor strategy, and poor Clausewitz to boot - Robet Komer, Survival, 27:2, p. 94.

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      • #4
        If I may. I would like to pass on my gratitude as well.

        HP
        "Ask not what your country can do for you"

        Left wing, Right Wing same bird that they are killing.

        you’re entitled to your own opinion but not your own facts.

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        • #5
          Nov 11th is also Canada's Remembrance Day.

          Our thoughts are also with our brother's and sister's from the other side of the globe who have served the cause of freedom.

          THANK YOU.
          Amateurs study tactics, Professionals study logistics.

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          • #6
            Hats off to the Aussies. I've posted this elsewhere, but Colonel Prouty mentioned 250.000 Axis troops sang Waltzing Matilda in unison when they surrendered in north Africa.

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            • #7
              Happy Rememberance Day down under!
              Barcsi János ispán vezérőrnagy
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              • #8
                a big thank you to all forum members who have veiwed or posted on this thread, your kind words will be much appreciated by those of us down under, and i would also like everone to know that what i wrote applies to all the veterens from your great countries, whichever they are, they are all heroes, and we here in aus salute them !!!!!!!!

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