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Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by GeorgiaGlocker, Jun 16, 2012.
My dad served in WWII and carried a 1911 and a BAR. (Browning Automatic Rifle)
P-38(and no, not the can opener)
My dad was a Capt under Gen Patton so it was the 1911.
I would love to talk to him. Where was he stationed.
Navy Boiler Tech.
My dad was a nuclear artilleryman. His weapon was bigger than your dad's.
My Dad was a BAR man in Korea.
Robin- He was stationed in Burma.
Well, a M-16 above ground and a 1911 when doing his tunnel rat thing.
Yea, don't talk about it to much.
Radio, M-16, M-14, M-4A1
A twin 40mm anti-aircraft gun on the side of a US Navy destroyer in the Pacific during WWII.
M1 Carbine, Italy
M1911 while flying C-46's and C-47's in New Guinea, driving the Japanese out.
My Pappy was a crew chief on Matador/Mace tactical missiles. Your Dad was very brave serving while using such small weapons.
Rode in his main gun one of these:
Thompson sub machine gun, 1911, M1 Garand Philippines and Papua, New Guinea WW2. Light weapons specialist. Master Sargent
F105, F86, F4II, A6, E2C, F8 et al.
Dad served from 1918 to 1945 in the USN (27 yrs).
Crew served eight burner stove. My dad was a cook.
Hey, we all gotta eat.
Flew a B-24, carried a 1911, shot down in run on Wasserburg Germany.
Army wanted to know why he didn't turn in the .45 when he got back ...