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 Post subject: D-Day
PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:47 am 
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Теперь предлагаем бесплатную ежедневную маммографию!
Теперь предлагаем бесплатную ежедневную маммографию!
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June 6, 1944. Allies hit the beach at Normandy to begin putting the noose around Hitler's neck. Andrey sent these pics from the museum there.

Our pal posing by an SdKfz half track. Euro museums don't fence things off & you can get up close & personal.
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Tourists exploring a flak emplacement
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As part of the events when he was touring the place, there was a fly over - looks like C-130s.
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Andrey's son on a Sherman. It amazed me how many of those tanks are still in Europe. At the militaria expo in Ciney, spare parts are readily available.
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 Post subject: Re: D-Day
PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:32 pm 
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we didnt bring much home after the war - mostly our tired out selves ,


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