I can't even fathom being on one of those Higgins' boats and having the bow ramp open up and getting strafed by machine gun fire. Those men were certainly brave. | Utefans.Net
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I can't even fathom being on one of those Higgins' boats and having the bow ramp open up and getting strafed by machine gun fire. Those men were certainly brave.

Posted By: Newbomb Turk
Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 08:25 am

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GUBA icon NEW: 75 years ago my good friend Henry Martin stormed his way onto Juno Beach with the Canadian Scottish Regiment. He told me "as we approached the beach I looked around the boat and found the biggest guy. I tucked in right behind him and when the doors
GUBA - -- Thursday 6 June 2019, at 08:16 am [ID# 1947808] [reply]
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Newbomb Turk icon NEW: I can't even fathom being on one of those Higgins' boats and having the bow ramp open up and getting strafed by machine gun fire. Those men were certainly brave.
Newbomb Turk - Top 25 Poster -- Thursday 6 June 2019, at 08:25 am [ID# 1947810] [reply]
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GUBA icon NEW: Henry said that the only thing missing from the invasion scene in Saving Private Ryan was the smell. He said it was the smell of death, cordite, rot, blood, seawater all mixed together. Even though he landed on a different beach it resonated with him (nm)
GUBA - -- Thursday 6 June 2019, at 10:26 am [ID# 1947818] [reply]
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