Old Woman Patriot

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Re: Old Woman Patriot

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I'll second Victor on this one.

Getting hot under the collar about ANY introduced subject on this lovely little Forum is totally unnecessary and out of order. Period.

Now looking at Victor's avatar I think it was outrageous that he was allowed wear that top on a sunny day. The Forum Sartorial Police should have drummed him out of the district in short order! :evil: Thread drift.

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If the old lady's father died in WW2, he was born around 1915-1920. The old lady would have been born around 1937-1946. She can't be born after 1946 because WW2 ended in 1945. Taking the 1937 year, she would have been 13-16 during the Korean Conflict which ran from 1950-53. So her husband would not have been old enough to fight in Korea. The math doesn't add up.
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As I said, the story is an urban myth and completely untrue. Of course the arithmetic doesn’t work.
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Brad wrote:
Wed Oct 07, 2020 11:13 pm
If the old lady's father died in WW2, he was born around 1915-1920. The old lady would have been born around 1937-1946. She can't be born after 1946 because WW2 ended in 1945. Taking the 1937 year, she would have been 13-16 during the Korean Conflict which ran from 1950-53. So her husband would not have been old enough to fight in Korea. The math doesn't add up.
Her husband could be ten years older that her. But it's just a mean-spirited story.
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Brad wrote:
Wed Oct 07, 2020 11:13 pm
If the old lady's father died in WW2, he was born around 1915-1920. The old lady would have been born around 1937-1946. She can't be born after 1946 because WW2 ended in 1945. Taking the 1937 year, she would have been 13-16 during the Korean Conflict which ran from 1950-53. So her husband would not have been old enough to fight in Korea. The math doesn't add up.
Just say my grand father was born in 1903 was a career soldier was killed at battle of Midway June 42 he had married my grand mother in 1925 they had a daughter my aunt Mary in 1926 she married my uncle tony at 19 in 1944 he died age about 25 in the Battle of the Chosin Reservior in December of 1950 They had a son Frank born in 1945 who served in vietnam sure adds up to me
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Anybody can "make the math 'work'" if they believe strongly enough. That doesn't change the fact that the story is (1) offensive to a lot of folks, (2) a fabrication, and (3) not funny.
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