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Roberta "Bobbie" Beach

Memorial Day - My Dad & "Loving for a LIving"

Posted Monday, May 31, 2010, at 7:18 PM


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  • What great memories you have of such a special father. Even though WWII was a horrible experience for those veterans to endure, it seemed to instill in them honor, comaradarie, integrity and immense loyalty to their country. Whenever I meet one I love to ask them about their experiences. They are always so humble speaking about their role in that war. I wish we did more to honor them.

    -- Posted by stardog on Tue, Jun 1, 2010, at 10:32 AM
  • Bobbie, I to was raised by a proud veteran of the Korean War and WWII. He was a tank commander during WWII, he fought the Nazi's with every thing he had because of the loyalty to his country and family. I remember doing something that made him cry when I was about 11, I made the mistake of drawing a swaztica on a notebook. I grew up in Europe and saw the remainders of the death camps and walked the grounds where battles were fought, but that day I learned what it was he fought for, a lesson I have never forgotten. My father was never injured during the war, but like your father a fall took his life. He was a honorable man with a gruff exterior but had such a kind heart and loved us more than life itself. What I wouldn't give to have him back, even for just one moment, to say "I Love You Daddy" Keep all of our military in your prayers, pray for their safe return and pray for the families of those lost, never let them be forgotten

    -- Posted by Sunflower Girl on Tue, Jun 1, 2010, at 12:39 PM