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    WWII - Please meet Parkie, the young kid who made a man out of himself

      From Left Tom KIA-Liri Valley 1944,Joe KIA Liri Valley 1944,Parkie WIA Liri Valley 1944
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    WWII - Please meet Parkie, the young kid who made a man out of himself

                                                          A.C.(parkie)                                                           1940
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    WWII - Please meet Parkie, the young kid who made a man out of himself

    Hello Everyone I thank you for your thoughts of parkie(dad), I have A few pages that we were working on when this happened,I will try and make some order out of them and in the days to come I will post them.Some from Jack and some from Parkie. Jack left also,before I could finish some of his...
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    WWII - Please meet Parkie, the young kid who made a man out of himself

    Hello Everyone my name is nick.parkie is my father.This is one of the hardest letters I have ever had to write.I am the Author of this story of my father.I have tried to relate to you the story,has it came from the mouth of the man,And I tried to relate to you his anguish and pain,The same pain...
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    WWII - Please meet Parkie, the young kid who made a man out of himself

    hello everyone,This is Jack,  I know parkie has been letting on that there is nothing wrong,But. We have just got back from the hospital ,And we wanted to be sure before we said anything,but,parkie had a stroke,a small one,His thinking is fairly clear and he can talk but he is a bit confused,He...
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    WWII - Please meet Parkie, the young kid who made a man out of himself

    Hello all. I just wanted to pass a note along that we haven’t left you.we are just going through a bit of a rough spell,We tried to get a start with telling a bit about what Jack went through in the fields at Normandy,But,it’s been hard for him.Don’t worry though we’ll tell you some more of our...
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    WWII - Please meet Parkie, the young kid who made a man out of himself

    parkie here. God! The fight of my life. I thank you for remembering Jack and buster. To all the souls left there,who didn't come home, I salute you my friends.   A.C.(parkie) Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry 1st Canadian Infantry Division 2nd Infantry Brigade
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    WWII - Please meet Parkie, the young kid who made a man out of himself

    nadine No.you did nothing wrong,Jack is just feeling down a bit ,from the war.he will be fine in a few days.such is the price that us old guy's pay for you to enjoy your youth,Talking to you makes jack very happy. he'll write again when he feels better,                                          ...
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    WWII - Please meet Parkie, the young kid who made a man out of himself

    Old vet here. we are just taking a small break from the story,Jack is feeling a bit glum, of late. His ghosts are coming back.So,we'll give him a few day's to  settle and we'll continue. Thank you for the messages and all your support,it sure helps.                                              ...
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    WWII - Please meet Parkie, the young kid who made a man out of himself

    Jack-well pappy, here we are,where do you want to start Parkie-I guess, in the morning of the attack. Jack-That artillery barrage they let off, must have been something Parkie-jesus  jack .it was like nothing you can imagine,being close like that with all those guns going off,I thought for...
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    WWII - Please meet Parkie, the young kid who made a man out of himself

    Jack-so, I see mrs.gray just a waving at you, what’s up there Buster-ya, pappy’s got a girlfriend. Parkie-no, nothing like that, she had come over from England to get away from the invasion, if the German’s took England, you know when I got back from the war that women came to where we were...
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    All world war two guys read please?! Patrick Pattenaude

    There is film out there with jack on it,somewhere,he thought there were some cameras going when they landed on Juno.He has never attempted to look for them,He told me once that all he can see are bodies,floating and lying in the sand.
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    All world war two guys read please?! Patrick Pattenaude

    ask away.Jack lives right next door to me.If he clams up,no big deal,eventually he might answer.
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    friendly fire in Normandy wwII

    anyway,back on what the subject was,I have been trying to rattle Jack's noggin about the whole affair,But he's not talkin'.not yet.It's strange,the rumors that you heard back then,you know info was so slow in reaching the guy in the field or else none existant,some men honestly thought that the...
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    friendly fire in Normandy wwII

    nothing to be embarressed about,hell, back then there was nothing like we have now for recording history,if you had a camera,it wasn't around long,even paper to write home or make a diary or memories was scarce.,In France.towards the end of the war,A man gave me a matching set of belgium...
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