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Recent content by Obie1

  1. 75 years ago today, Truman saved my uncle's life

    And don't forget the Japanese planned to kill thousands of Americans prisoners if an attack ensued. I think I wrote this a few years ago. https://www.northeastshooters.com/xen/threads/on-this-day-in-history-liberation-of-pow-camp-cabanatuan.190198/
  2. 75 years ago today, Truman saved my uncle's life

    Interesting. My uncle also ended up with the army of occupation. He was a put in charge of the Geisha Houses. He always winked when he said it was the toughest duty he'd ever done. We have several of those fans, as well as a sake set.
  3. 75 years ago today, Truman saved my uncle's life

    I am 64. Perhaps my generally childish comments confused you.
  4. 75 years ago today, Truman saved my uncle's life

    True, and that turned out to be a good thing as Hirohito was instrumental in convincing the Japanese citizens to accept drastic changes. The Japanese did agree to the terms of the Potsdam Declaration, which include the phrase "unconditional surrender."
  5. 75 years ago today, Truman saved my uncle's life

    Despite the devastating losses suffered by the Japanese defending the South Pacific islands including Tarawa, Saipan, Iwo Jima, Peleliu, and finally Okinawa, and the devastating firebombing of the home islands, the Japanese refused to enter into surrender talks. Reports back to the White House...
  6. NOTORIOUS RBG Back in Hospital

    No, it is your OPINION that she is an enemy to the Constitution; millions have the opposite opinion. I would love to see her do the right thing and resign, which she won't. And let us not forget that before his treachery (as always, inspired by a woman), Arnold was the Continental Army's most...
  7. Facebook Just Labeled the Boogaloos a ‘Dangerous Organization’ and Banned 500 Groups and Pages

    Sounds like a bunch of juvenile delinquent wrecks
  8. New to NES

    And your punctuation sucks, too.:)
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