Slartibartfaster: I notice a distinct lack of citation in the offer that is proposed to have been reneged. It probably exists, is this just shiatty journalism ?
Harry Freakstorm: Well, I don't recall France offering to fly them over the first time either.
Crass and Jaded Mother Farker: [3.bp.blogspot.com image 335x500]D-Day?
Harry Freakstorm: On June 6, World War II veterans from America, France and Britain and other Allied countries will gather at Sword Beach to remember the largest sea invasion in history and the campaign that turned the tide in the war against Hitler.Someone forget to invite the Germans? I know there wouldn't be a lot of celebratin' on their side, but maybe the Allied fellows can slap them in the hearing aid as the come up from the beach.
AirGee: FTFA "Panzer Tank Divisions"Brought to you by the Department of Redundancy Department
vicioushobbit: If the White House wanted to earn some points, they'd have some tickets and hotels ready to save the day. Even the Koch brothers could earn brownie points with a move like that
Prey4reign: FTA -- Among those now in the lurch is 90-year-old Felice John Tulli. He was only 18 when he landed at Omaha Beach with the 29th Army Infantry Division's 116th Battalion.Either Tulli was part of an advance party which landed in 1942 to soften up the German defenses or Tulli can't count or the NY Post editors can't count.
ThrobblefootSpectre: Noted. don't save thier asses next time.
bigbobowski: it won't be the Germans next time. it'll be Putin, and if we have any sense we'll let him have it. France gives nothing worth while to the world anyway.
bigbobowski: France gives nothing worth while to the world anyway.
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