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A date which will live in infamy ....

Old Dec 7th 2007, 7:39 pm
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Today is Pearl Harbor Day in the US.


President Franklin D. Roosevelt: Yesterday, December 7, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of American was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.

For those of you interested in the entire speech go here:

http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5166/


Any thoughts from the British point of view?

For those of you that were alive then .... any memories?
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Originally Posted by Leslie66 View Post
Today is Pearl Harbor Day in the US.


President Franklin D. Roosevelt: Yesterday, December 7, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of American was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.

For those of you interested in the entire speech go here:

http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5166/


Any thoughts from the British point of view?

For those of you that were alive then .... any memories?
No thanks, that Ben Affleck movie told me all I needed to know.




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Old Dec 7th 2007, 7:49 pm
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No thanks, that Ben Affleck movie told me all I needed to know.




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Default Re: A date which will live in infamy ....

Originally Posted by Leslie66 View Post
Today is Pearl Harbor Day in the US.


President Franklin D. Roosevelt: Yesterday, December 7, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of American was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.

For those of you interested in the entire speech go here:

http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/5166/


Any thoughts from the British point of view?

For those of you that were alive then .... any memories?
And I've officially been in the US for 20 years today
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Old Dec 7th 2007, 7:51 pm
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And I've officially been in the US for 20 years today
It's not always about you.
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1732 - The Royal Opera House opens at Covent Garden, London

Elvira was there...
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It's not always about you.
Are you trying to say that the bombing of some ships and the outbreak of WW2 is more important than my arrival on these shores
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You are a shower of bastards. I hate you all.
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You are a shower of bastards. I hate you all.
Hmmm... you hate all the children. Now you hate all the adults.

How are you on kittens and puppies these days?
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Originally Posted by Leslie66 View Post
Today is Pearl Harbor Day in the US.

Any thoughts from the British point of view?
Those sneaky Japs got the idea from us:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Taranto
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You are a shower of bastards. I hate you all.
This is what becomes of someone fagging it too young. I still say that's a fag stuck between your lips.



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Old Dec 7th 2007, 8:38 pm
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Hmmm... you hate all the children. Now you hate all the adults.

How are you on kittens and puppies these days?
They haven't pissed me off yet.
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I have to say the Pearl Harbour Memorial in Hawaii is the most moving sight I've ever seen. Well apart from Ground Zero.....
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Default Re: A date which will live in infamy ....

Originally Posted by Leslie66 View Post
Today is Pearl Harbor Day in the US.


My question is..."why is this not a holiday for us poor county workers then....we get all the other special days off


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For those of you that were alive then .... any memories?
Bloody hell woman...how old do you think we all are?????
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Old Dec 7th 2007, 9:28 pm
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I give up.
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