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King William Steet Adelaide Sa

American troops marching in Adelaide 1943

posted on Feb 9, 2021 10:26 PM ()

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thought that myself --they had to fight right up the islands to japan
comment by kevinshere on Feb 10, 2021 8:35 PM ()
Thanks to all allies for their service in WWII!
comment by marta on Feb 10, 2021 10:26 AM ()
and since as well
reply by kevinshere on Feb 10, 2021 8:29 PM ()
I was sorry to read about the behavior of US troops there & then. My BIL's father served during WW2 in Dawson, AU, I believe, not Brisbane, and got to ride a horse around and it was a time he loved to remember.
comment by drmaus on Feb 10, 2021 9:43 AM ()
my father joined in 1940 -died in 1960 a warrant officer had full military funeral
reply by kevinshere on Feb 10, 2021 8:34 PM ()
USA troops were millionaires by our pay standard which caused friction amongst our troops by getting all the girls lol
reply by kevinshere on Feb 10, 2021 8:32 PM ()
As far as I heard he was not involved in battles, but probably supplies, etc.
reply by drmaus on Feb 10, 2021 9:44 AM ()
So what is your thought about this?
comment by jjoohhnn on Feb 10, 2021 6:42 AM ()
was only six at the time but can remember asking a soldier to show me his funny money -a cent coin- the local traders got into the act opening American style milk bars, looking at it now I do wonder how many survived --also after the war the ANZUS TREATY was signed- though NEW ZEALAND will not allow USA nuclear-powered ships into their harbours.
reply by kevinshere on Feb 10, 2021 8:28 PM ()
I wonder how many returned to live their life there??
comment by greatmartin on Feb 10, 2021 3:15 AM ()

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