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Reply #15 on: March 25, 2019, 08:15:16 PM
Happy Burpday man!

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Reply #16 on: March 26, 2019, 07:43:35 AM

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Reply #17 on: March 26, 2019, 10:14:28 AM
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Reply #18 on: March 26, 2019, 10:21:54 AM
The Iwo Jima battle fascinates me. Especially how B-29 operations were being carried out from its airfields while the island was still being cleared.



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Reply #19 on: March 26, 2019, 10:25:52 AM
The Iwo Jima battle fascinates me. Especially how B-29 operations were being carried out from its airfields while the island was still being cleared.

Yes, I agree with you, it is a fascinating battle, and one of the few pacific battles that I have read much about; the other being Okinawa, the naval aspect of which is incredible in term of the way logistics were handled - the USN did an outstanding job.
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Reply #20 on: March 26, 2019, 10:52:17 AM
It is fascinating, but not really something I'd want to game.

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Reply #21 on: March 26, 2019, 11:58:55 AM

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Reply #22 on: March 26, 2019, 12:11:17 PM

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Reply #23 on: March 26, 2019, 01:06:53 PM
https://twitter.com/RetroNewsNow/status/1110570906269769730


and it definitively brought lasting peace to the most troubled spot in the world

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Reply #24 on: March 26, 2019, 01:10:55 PM
No one's done better in the region since.

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Reply #25 on: March 26, 2019, 01:53:42 PM

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Reply #26 on: April 01, 2019, 10:57:36 AM

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Reply #27 on: April 01, 2019, 07:54:35 PM
If I could buy a Gremlin in good condition for $1879 now I'd do it in a heartbeat. Same goes for an AMC Pacer, Mustang 2, Datsun B210 (hatchback or Honeybee), and especially any Pinto with that Ford of Germany V-6. Those may have been crappy little cars but they got my friends and me around back when we were teens and early 20-somethings. Toyotas and Subarus were there too but they were a step up.

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Reply #28 on: April 01, 2019, 07:56:40 PM
What about a Yugo?  :whistle:

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Reply #29 on: April 01, 2019, 08:34:56 PM
If I could buy a Gremlin in good condition for $1879 now I'd do it in a heartbeat. Same goes for an AMC Pacer, Mustang 2, Datsun B210 (hatchback or Honeybee), and especially any Pinto with that Ford of Germany V-6. Those may have been crappy little cars but they got my friends and me around back when we were teens and early 20-somethings. Toyotas and Subarus were there too but they were a step up.

Those cars bring back memories.  I took driver's education in a Pinto.  My best friend in HS had a Datsun B210 from the mid-70s.  I dated a girl who had a Mustang 2.

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