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WW2 veteran numbers dwindling

Article about: Just read a sobering statistic, the number of surviving Australian WW2 veterans is now so small that they could fit into the MCG with room to spare. We are losing them at an alarming rate, a

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    Quote by bigmacglenn1966 View Post
    Good Point, Bob...The Legion/VFW blew it years ago with their attitude towards Vietnam Era Vets...This attitude was extended to Cold War Era Vets as well...I served in the 80s and when I lived in small-town Tilton, New Hampshire in 1987-88 and went to the Veteran's Post I was more or less told that my generation wasn't eligible for membership...
    cheers, Glenn
    Glenn, I know Tilton - but not the local politics. That is a shame,....literally.


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    My dad was a WWII vet and he passed away 22 years back in his 70's. There are not many left which is why it is important that we remember them as best as we can whilst we still have any left.


    Whatever its just an opinion.

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