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#405930 - 07/03/14 02:08 PM RIP Louis Zamperini
michael_d Offline
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I first heard about Zamperini from my father many years ago, who is also a WWII veteran.

It wasn't until I read the book "Unbroken", that I realized the extent of his accomplishments. I'm not sure if I could have survived what he went through.

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#405938 - 07/03/14 07:03 PM Re: RIP Louis Zamperini [Re: michael_d]
Ajax Offline
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Read the book. Remarkable that he survived. I still can't accept that that Japanese guard got away with it. AAARRRRGGGHHH! mad
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#405942 - 07/03/14 10:59 PM Re: RIP Louis Zamperini [Re: michael_d]
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Ya, survive a plane wreck at see, 47 days in a lifeboat the size of a bathtub, float across the Pacific to get "rescued" by a psychotic enemy prisoner concentration camp commander... Just amazing.


Edited by michael_d (07/03/14 11:00 PM)

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