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What weapon did your dad carry in the war?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by GeorgiaGlocker, Jun 16, 2012.

  1. GeorgiaGlocker

    GeorgiaGlocker Ezekiel 33:11

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    My dad served in WWII and carried a 1911 and a BAR. (Browning Automatic Rifle)
     
  2. longhair

    longhair

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    P-38(and no, not the can opener)
     

  3. robin303

    robin303 Helicopter Nut

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    My dad was a Capt under Gen Patton so it was the 1911.
     
  4. robin303

    robin303 Helicopter Nut

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    I would love to talk to him. Where was he stationed.
     
  5. pizza_pablo

    pizza_pablo USN Retired

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    A wrench.
    Navy Boiler Tech.
     
  6. Ragnar

    Ragnar

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    My dad was a nuclear artilleryman. His weapon was bigger than your dad's.
     
  7. G19Tony

    G19Tony Sneet CLM

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    My Dad was a BAR man in Korea.
     
  8. longhair

    longhair

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    Robin- He was stationed in Burma.
     
  9. Hailstorm

    Hailstorm Boom Shacka

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    Well, a M-16 above ground and a 1911 when doing his tunnel rat thing.

    Yea, don't talk about it to much.
     
  10. AK_Stick

    AK_Stick AAAMAD

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    Radio, M-16, M-14, M-4A1
     
  11. JBnTX

    JBnTX 2 Timothy 2:15

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    A twin 40mm anti-aircraft gun on the side of a US Navy destroyer in the Pacific during WWII.

    ..
     
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    FLIPPER 348 Bigfoot enthusiast enthusiast

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  13. AZ Jeff

    AZ Jeff

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    M1911 while flying C-46's and C-47's in New Guinea, driving the Japanese out.
     
  14. zoyter2

    zoyter2 Yeah, so what?

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    My Pappy was a crew chief on Matador/Mace tactical missiles. Your Dad was very brave serving while using such small weapons. :whistling:
     
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  15. emtjr928

    emtjr928

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    Rode in his main gun one of these:
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    Carried this:

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  16. BobCZ

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    Same here
     
  17. turretg

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    Thompson sub machine gun, 1911, M1 Garand Philippines and Papua, New Guinea WW2. Light weapons specialist. Master Sargent
     
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    Peace Warrior Am Yisrael Chai CLM

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  19. Rick C

    Rick C affiant

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    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.:cool:
     
  20. aircarver

    aircarver Descent Terminated Silver Member

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    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 ... :supergrin:


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