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Subject: An 84 Year Old WWII Sniper Shows That He Still Has What It Takes
SYSOP    3/6/2011 8:25:40 PM
 
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Tucci78    Gotta scare the hell out of the gun-grabbers   3/6/2011 10:51:07 PM
Consider that this elderly 99th Infantry Division veteran represents literally millions of Americans with similar or slightly lesser experience of firearms familiarity in a nation where something on the order of 100 million private citizens own firearms.
 
It's displays like this one that cause victim disarmament advocates to sweat.  
 
And rightly so.
 
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Mikko       3/7/2011 5:07:50 AM
Would be interesting to know more about this guy's experiences than just "fought at the Battle of the Bulge", as if that was to satisfy anyone's hunger for good stories. Only some historical depth brings any true story to life. 

 
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traumadog    traumadog   8/16/2011 3:31:02 PM
Ted is a great person. I've known him since I was a small child.  One of the best trap/skeet shooters around.  I don't think he has ever met a stranger.  He was a mailman, gun smith, and a great father.  One funny thing I remember was he had a stuffed mouse tied to a string that he somehow rigged to a hole in his "fake leg".  He always got a kick out of teasing kids with it.  But it taught me not to freak out or stare at people with disabilities.  Oh yeah he reloaded shells too.  In fact I killed my first deer with a 30/40 Krag shell he reloaded.  If your ever in Memphis MO find him. 
 
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Barton       8/17/2011 12:20:10 PM


He sounds like many veterans of WW2 that I have met. They are thankful for everything, they lived through the Great Depression and then fought WW2. They know hardship, sacrifice, and hard work. Everyone thank a Veteran for all they have done for your country.
 
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Airwolf       1/25/2013 7:58:25 PM
Simply AWESOME.
A very classy veteran meets very classy soldiers.
The Army team is top-notch, and once again, the way they showed their gratitude and respect is much appreciated by me.
 
It was soooo amazing to see the veteran taking the shots. It brought me right back to hearing my father talk about his time during WW2, which was a rarity. That's the funny thing about the WW2 vets, so humble, yet what greatness! We were lucky to have them when we needed them.
 
Thanks again AMU!!!!
 
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Airwolf       1/25/2013 8:59:33 PM
Simply AWESOME.
A very classy veteran meets very classy soldiers.
The Army team is top-notch, and once again, the way they showed their gratitude and respect is much appreciated by me.
 
It was soooo amazing to see the veteran taking the shots. It brought me right back to hearing my father talk about his time during WW2, which was a rarity. That's the funny thing about the WW2 vets, so humble, yet what greatness! We were lucky to have them when we needed them.
 
Thanks again AMU!!!!
 
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