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Then, I looked at my watch.
The Great War was a horrible clash of modern technology, famine, disease, revolution, and out-dated strategy. May we all shut up for one day and celebrate its end.
I am sorry our ancestors were thrust into such a hell, but proud of their bravery and devotion. Rest well, gentlemen.
You would think people would know better than to tangle with a Gurkha by now. Good show, Corporal Pun.
My grandfather served most of WWII as a truck driver in Uncle Sam’s Army. He came home healthy, married a beautiful woman, had a family, raved about the beauty of Italy, and never said much about his service in the war itself until he died.
I bought this Beretta 1934 today to remind myself of one of the greatest men to ever grace God’s green earth.
The outer finish isn’t the best, so I got this thing for a steal, but the bore and mechanics are perfect. It has all of the fascist markings: XX for manufacture tewnty years into fascist control, 1942 that is and RE for acceptance and issue by the Italian Army. It shoots great.
Thank you for everything grandpa; I know you weren’t much for guns, but I wish you were still around to fire this thing.
…And always be grateful for those who fought for freedom on and after this day, sixty-nine years ago:
Iron Maiden – Paschendale: