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Offline Nature Boy

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'Band of Brothers' vet William Guarnere dies at 90
« on: March 09, 2014, 09:11:42 PM »
"PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- William "Wild Bill" Guarnere (gahr-NAYR), one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries "Band of Brothers," has died at the age of 90."

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AP_US_OBIT_GUARNERE?SITE=SCAND&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

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Re: 'Band of Brothers' vet William Guarnere dies at 90
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2014, 09:16:43 PM »
Not many of them left.  Winters died in 2011.  There are 18 left and the youngest is 88.  What a great bunch they are.  Truly the greatest generation.
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Re: 'Band of Brothers' vet William Guarnere dies at 90
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2014, 11:12:14 PM »
I know of only two left around here.....and I think they truly were 'the greatest generation'!
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Re: 'Band of Brothers' vet William Guarnere dies at 90
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2014, 04:30:37 AM »
RIP Wild Bill.

I am truly privileged to be part of a Veterans group that has quite a few WWII Submarine Veterans.