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Just saw Peter Jackson's documentary "They Shall Not Grow Old"...


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All of my theaters were sold out... :(

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Come on down to ohio! My theater canceled then apparently had a rare stroke of brilliance and there's one showing at 4 today...

Looking for the following:

452nd and 447th Bomb Group items

Anything 12th Armored- especially uniforms

155th Assault Helicopter Company, Camp Coryell, or Ban Me Thuot Vietnam items[/center]


WWII US Navy Uniforms from the Battle Off Samar: USS Johnston DD-557, USS Hoel DD-553, USS Samuel B. Roberts DE-413, USS Heermann DD-532, USS Dennis DE-405, USS John C. Butler DE-339, USS Raymond DE-341, USS Fanshaw Bay St. Lo, White Plains, Kalinin Bay, Kitkun Bay and Gambier Bay...


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Saw this today, outstanding. Should be shown in all schools.

"The true Soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him" G.K. Chesterton

"A people that values it's privileges above its principles will soon lose both" D.D. Eisenhower


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Just returned from seeing it.Very well done.Stayed for the "making of" at the end where he explains his grandfathers and great uncles involvement in the war. I also had family members in the war.My French maternal grandfather and a great uncle,a farm boy from WV.

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Saw it today. It was amazing. I loved the fact that the film centered around what the average soldier would have experienced rather than just a summary of the war. The colorized and restored film footage was incredible. Peter Jackson went to great lengths to get it right.

 

You can tell he focused on the little details through the eyes of a historian and militaria collector.

 

His motivation for making the film was to honor his Grandfather and Great Uncle.

 

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Saw it for the second time last night. Another sold out showing.

 

Awesome.

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Always interested in the 166th Infantry, 42nd Division, A.E.F.

Quality WW1 studio portraits and real photo postcards of Distinguished Service Cross recipients; showing steel helmets; or other interesting content.

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Saw it with the family yesterday. I hope folks stayed to watch the 30 minutes with Jackson after the movie. Just an amazing film!

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For those that missed out...

 

They are showing this again on Jan 21st. MLK weekend.

 

So keep an eye out.

Wanted: Missouri Medals

 

I am always in search of Missouri Medals and Items. This could be anything from WW1, WW2, Prisoners of War, Ephemera, or anything pertaining to Missourians.

 

I thank you for your time and consideration.

 

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Watched the movie last night, excellent and must for all individuals interested in history and sacrifice.

Extra 30 minute segment at the end was just as interesting as the movie and well with the time.

Excellent footage and can’t wait for the DVD

Go Navy!


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Saw it again. Man I hope they release their version of Madamoiselle from Armentieres!

Looking for the following:

452nd and 447th Bomb Group items

Anything 12th Armored- especially uniforms

155th Assault Helicopter Company, Camp Coryell, or Ban Me Thuot Vietnam items[/center]


WWII US Navy Uniforms from the Battle Off Samar: USS Johnston DD-557, USS Hoel DD-553, USS Samuel B. Roberts DE-413, USS Heermann DD-532, USS Dennis DE-405, USS John C. Butler DE-339, USS Raymond DE-341, USS Fanshaw Bay St. Lo, White Plains, Kalinin Bay, Kitkun Bay and Gambier Bay...


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Saw it again yesterday. Great work by Peter Jackson. My Irish father's family lost a son & brother, my uncle, in France at Arras in April 1917. A 20 year old Captain in the Manchester Regiment. Another fought at Gallipoli so these pictures hit home. See it if you can. Bobgee

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"I have only two men out of my company and 20 out of some other company. We need support, but it is almost suicide to try to get it here as we are swept by machine gun fire and constant barrage is on us. I have no one on my left and only a few on my right. I will hold." (Message sent by 1st Lt. Clifton B. Cates. USMC, 96th Co., Soissons, 19 July 1918 - later 19th Commandant of the Marine Corps 1948-1952)

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Great stuff! It's opening in General Release this week. Check your local theatre listings. A must see IMHO. Has been nominated for an Oscar in Best Documentary category. I hope it wins. Peter Jackson truly deserves it. Bob

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"I have only two men out of my company and 20 out of some other company. We need support, but it is almost suicide to try to get it here as we are swept by machine gun fire and constant barrage is on us. I have no one on my left and only a few on my right. I will hold." (Message sent by 1st Lt. Clifton B. Cates. USMC, 96th Co., Soissons, 19 July 1918 - later 19th Commandant of the Marine Corps 1948-1952)

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Hi! Bumping this, as I have a question. What made this rated R? Would appreciate someone's honest opinion. We don't watch many new films, and the only R film we've seen was Last Samurai. Didn't even watch the extended third Hobbit film, which reached R, and we are Tolkien film nuts. But, wondering what exactly made the film receive an R. Thanks to any who will share!

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I think if they showed any corpse's or mangled bodies that would cause a R rating. I haven't seen it but other movies with blood and Gore have r ratings that I have seen. That's my guess anyway

 

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