SailNet Community - View Single Post - Pros and cons of steel sailboats
View Single Post
post #4511 of Old 04-16-2014
outbound
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: new england
Posts: 2,245
Thanks: 52
Thanked 43 Times in 40 Posts
Rep Power: 3
 
Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Dad did logistics planning in WW2. Would not talk about it much. Best I could gather got dropped off on S. Pacific island with another grunt ( he was master sarg. at the time). Scouted, radioed and then got picked up when Allied forces liberated the island. Said he saw the Japanese do horrific things to the native islanders. Ended up hating them more then the Germans although he saw some of their horrors working for Wild Bill after the war. I got to know first generation here - much remorse, nice people - can't generalize.

s/v Hippocampus
Outbound 46
outbound is offline  
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome