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Old 04-16-2018, 6:10 PM
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Sadly enough another "Gunny" my former next door neighbor's dad passed a few weeks ago. He was on Bougainville, Okinawa, and at the Chosen in Korea with Chesty Puller.
When he came to visit I took some of my collection to show him, Arisakas (I had a deep respect for them he said) 1903 Springfield which he earned an extra $5.00 per month for shooting Expert, an M1 Carbine, "good in the jungle but hated them in Korea", a USGI 1911A1 and a Garand which he when he picked it up got the look of meeting a long lost friend. He went through the "Stack Arms Drill" with us. Wish I had had more time to talk to him.
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