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moment of silence

Messages posted to thread:
todd 07-Dec-17
Sawtooth (Original) 07-Dec-17
DarrinG 07-Dec-17
GF 07-Dec-17
Ole Thumper 07-Dec-17
nomo 07-Dec-17
Woods Walker 07-Dec-17
Tree 07-Dec-17
Old School 07-Dec-17
J. h2os 07-Dec-17
Bones44 07-Dec-17
RonG 07-Dec-17
RymanCat 07-Dec-17
throwback 07-Dec-17
TrapperKayak 07-Dec-17
KDdog 07-Dec-17
jwhitetail 07-Dec-17
kodiak t/d 07-Dec-17
Greyfox 07-Dec-17
George Tsoukalas 07-Dec-17
MStyles 07-Dec-17
old fudd 07-Dec-17
BIG BEAR 07-Dec-17
TrapperKayak 07-Dec-17
Archre167 07-Dec-17
Bear 1955 07-Dec-17
Liquid Tension 07-Dec-17
bodymanbowyer 07-Dec-17
mgerard 07-Dec-17
Stix 07-Dec-17
76aggie 07-Dec-17
BATMAN 07-Dec-17
SB 07-Dec-17
hawkeye in PA 07-Dec-17
tinecounter 07-Dec-17
two4hooking 07-Dec-17
rick allison 07-Dec-17
arlone 08-Dec-17
offtheshelf 10-Dec-17
From: todd Compton's Traditional Bowhunters
Date: 07-Dec-17

Please, take a moment of silence to remember those lost and still in the USS Arizona on this infamous day. God Bless America!

From: Sawtooth (Original) Professional Bowhunters Society - Associate Member
Date: 07-Dec-17

Done. God Bless the USA!

From: DarrinG
Date: 07-Dec-17


From: GF
Date: 07-Dec-17

And may the North Koreans remember how that worked out for the Japanese.

From: Ole Thumper
Date: 07-Dec-17

A very sad day in our History!

From: nomo
Date: 07-Dec-17

For those lost and for those that carried and carry on the fight today. We owe them great gratitude.

From: Woods Walker
Date: 07-Dec-17


From: Tree
Date: 07-Dec-17

my wifes grandfather was a pearl harbor survivor, he was a good man and great American. I miss him and think about him often, he never spoke much about the happenings on that day, other than that was the worst day of his life. All those men and women should be honored who have fought and died and served this great nation. God bless America !!!!!!!!!!

From: Old School Compton's Traditional Bowhunters
Date: 07-Dec-17

"A date which will love in infamy..." Franklin Delano Roosevelt seeking declaration of war on Japan

From: J. h2os
Date: 07-Dec-17

My uncle Dave was on deck that morning, when the first one hit he was blown overboard, was in the water during the whole awful deal. bless the lord he made it.jeff

From: Bones44
Date: 07-Dec-17


From: RonG
Date: 07-Dec-17

I have never forgot or never will

From: RymanCat
Date: 07-Dec-17

Lord watch over us all please especially those in harms way. Protect and guide them through the hell fires of this world.

Those who lost life take care of their family's and give them peace that their loved ones fought for us all.


From: throwback
Date: 07-Dec-17

Amen and God Bless.

From: TrapperKayak
Date: 07-Dec-17

My wife's father was a paratrooper, 11th Airborne in WWII, Pacific Theatre the Luzon campaign in Philipines. After serving a year or two + he was mustering out under the Golden Gate Bridge at Fort Point, on Pearl Harbor Day of all times. Word quickly came of the Japs' attack, and they told him, 'Sir, you are not going anywhere', and he mustered right back in, right there at Fort Point, CA. to serve another year or so in Okinawa there to finish things off. Said it was horrible but gave no details. He went through Fort Benning paratrooper school known as the Frying Pan and made over 400 jumps. Her uncle was in the 101st Airborne, jumped on D-Day and lived to tell about it because they dropped them way over the beach too far in, past the front line of the Nazis. These guys in part, are responsible for our FREEDOM today. Salute!

From: KDdog
Date: 07-Dec-17


From: jwhitetail
Date: 07-Dec-17

Done. Thank you for the reminder.

From: kodiak t/d
Date: 07-Dec-17

Amen and God Bless!!!

From: Greyfox
Date: 07-Dec-17

Thankfully my dad was at Guam or I wouldn't be here. Many fine men passed that day.

From: George Tsoukalas
Date: 07-Dec-17

They are the greatest generation! I thanked my dad for his service as a combat vet. I am glad I did. George

From: MStyles
Date: 07-Dec-17

Well said.

From: old fudd
Date: 07-Dec-17

Watched our local news on 3 channels. and one cable network, Not one mention of this day, DECEMBER 7th 1941 To all the BRAVE MEN and WOMAN. THANK YOU!! How soon people forget, Absoulte FUBAR on the Medias watch< They have the world going Bass Akwards Again Thank You and God Bless.

Date: 07-Dec-17

BIG BEAR's embedded Photo

My grandfather served on the U.S.S. Arizona in 1927-28...... My dad recently gave me grandpa's small arms medal he received while serving......God bless the 2,300 plus who died.... the survivors... and their families.....

From: TrapperKayak
Date: 07-Dec-17

old fudd, the one thing about history, it repeats itself. Someday, lack of acknowledgement and recognition of this day and other notable anniversaries will result in that same thing all over again in similar fashion.

From: Archre167
Date: 07-Dec-17


From: Bear 1955
Date: 07-Dec-17


From: Liquid Tension
Date: 07-Dec-17

Thanks to these Brave Men we are free & live in the greatest country in the world. A salute to the true Heroes of today! God Bless & Thank You. Just a reminder keep a surviving veteran in mind for the holiday season. A simple hello or similar kind gesture can mean more than you know.

From: bodymanbowyer
Date: 07-Dec-17

From: mgerard Compton's Traditional Bowhunters
Date: 07-Dec-17

Watching the war history today I realized how fortunate I was to visit so many of those places during my deployments. To have my boots on the ground that so many fought and sacrificed for makes me feel humbled.

From: Stix
Date: 07-Dec-17

Remembering them.....

From: 76aggie
Date: 07-Dec-17

Lest we never forget! My concern is that too many Americans don't even know about it.

From: BATMAN Professional Bowhunters Society - Qualified Member Professional Bowhunters Society - Associate Member Compton's Traditional Bowhunters
Date: 07-Dec-17

Article in today's paper about a NAVY GUY that found an open port hole and 15 of His Shipmates could escape. HE unfortunately didn't make it. (I forget what ship) That's the bad thing about the MEDAL of HONOR. People who get it are usually NOT alive. Rest In PEACE "WILLIAM DORMAN" USS INDINAPOLIS 1945! ( Uncle that I never met)

From: SB
Date: 07-Dec-17

My dad was steaming in to Pearl when the Japs hit it. Not yet into the harbor,but he still got hit by shrapnel from an enemy plane attack. Wrapped a rag around the wound and manned the guns!

From: hawkeye in PA
Date: 07-Dec-17


From: tinecounter
Date: 07-Dec-17

God bless them and may we never forget.

From: two4hooking
Date: 07-Dec-17

RIP great uncle Stopyra.

From: rick allison
Date: 07-Dec-17

My dad turned 18 two days after Pearl. He wanted to drop out and enlist, but his dad made him finish high school first.

The day after graduation, every guy in his class bussed from Charles City, Iowa to Des Moines to join up. He tried to get in the marines and the army air corp but they were full he went with the navy.

After torpedo school in Idaho (???), he was assigned to the USS Prairie in Boston, Mass. He was attached with the Prairie for the duration.

After a short stint hunting u-boats in the north-west Atlantic out of Argentia, Newfoundland (1 kill), they sailed for the Pacific, and made it to Pearl Harbor in early '43. He told me it was still a mess...bunker oil covered the harbor water, ships being salvaged, lot of ruin still visible.

A great man, and greater father...miss him dearly, and think of both my parents every day. What an incredible generation!

From: arlone Professional Bowhunters Society - Associate Member
Date: 08-Dec-17

I was thinking the same thing as "old Fudd", I never heard it mentioned all day on any stations I watched. It was just like it never happened.

From: offtheshelf
Date: 10-Dec-17

For all those lost in the name of freedom. God bless them, and all their families

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