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Vitamin B-12

Started taking Vitamin B-12 for my memory Reminding me of the B-29, a question for Jeopardy A bomber during history's dark time World War II, a disgusting crime We must all be sure so as not repeat this treachery © Jack Ellison 2015

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Date: 6/24/2015 7:04:00 PM
Thought-provoking limerick Jack. Yeah, we as humans often have the tendency of repeating history, even the atrocious things. I certainly hope something like a world war won't happen again, though we cant really be surprised. Such traumatic events are never forgotten..my grandfather served as a doctor of some kind in World War II. Never met him, but what my dad said, he never talked about it. Always, Laura
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Jack Ellison
Date: 6/24/2015 8:24:00 PM
I was just a youngster and it truly was a special time! It seems like the movies to my young mind... us against them and the good guys won! But what a tragic time! Love, Jack xxx
Date: 6/14/2015 9:10:00 AM
Hubby's Dad was a plane mechanic during WWII. When they ran out of B29 gunners... The mechanics became turret gunners... He was shot down 3 times. Once in a life raft for a day. Once on a life raft for a week... And finally in a life raftaALONE for a month with a shot up leg... He wouldn;t talk about it either... And wouldn't eat chocolate or fish ever again.
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Jack Ellison
Date: 6/14/2015 12:41:00 PM
It seems it was too traumatic an event for these men to talk about! I understand! xxx
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Carol Eastman
Date: 6/14/2015 9:14:00 AM
I'm sure he would say thank you to the rescue pilots... and tip his hat to Tim's Dad.
Date: 6/13/2015 4:32:00 PM
Thanks for the reminder Jack although I will NEVER forget...My father was a seaplane pilot during that war and flew rescue missions in The Battle of Midway armed with only a rear machine gunner...He hardly ever talked about it, typical of that generation and understandably, NEVER flew again...Great poem and thanks again - Tim
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Jack Ellison
Date: 6/13/2015 5:07:00 PM
Sorry... he piloted a B-29 Flying Fortress!
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Jack Ellison
Date: 6/13/2015 5:04:00 PM
My brother-in-law who is still alive in his 90s piloted a B-12 and flew 31 missions over Berlin! As with your dad, he vary rarely talked about it! Must have been very traumatic for everyone... knowing that innocent people were dying because of their missions! Thanks Tim!
Date: 6/13/2015 8:10:00 AM
Vitamin B12 and writing poetry will keep that memory as fresh as a daisy - a serious limerick with a brilliant message Jack:-) come up and and see me sometime lol :-)Hugs Jan xx
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Jack Ellison
Date: 6/13/2015 5:06:00 PM
A very sad and insane time in history! Hugs, Jack xxx