"k p Collins" <kpaulc@[----------]earthlink.net> wrote in message
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>> "k p Collins" <kpaulc@[----------]earthlink.net> wrote in message
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> I watched Mel Gibson's =We were Soldiers[...]=
> early this morning, and it touched me, to the core of
> my Being - such Heroism! - so Wasted through the
> 'fears' of 'powerful' folks!
He'd retired 7 'years' earlier, but the Division from
which the 7th Air Cavalry was formed out of was
the Division in which my Father Served - the 38th
Infantey Division. [Hearing of the upcoming "38th
Super Bowl" reminded me.]
I've carried one of his unit patches [Native American
Chief in a star] in my brief case ever since I've had
a brief case.
It's part of why the movie moved me so deeply.
The book was Excellent, too. Rick Rescorla's
Heroism during the battle that's portrayed in the
movie is detailed in the book.
Mr. Rescorla was a Hero to the end - saving
the Lives of his coworkers at the World Trade
Center on 2001-09-11, but losing his own.
It's 'funny' how it's 'just' in some folks to Give All.
I mean, when they are juxtaposed with folks who
> It was 1965, the 'year' I graduated from high school,
> and got my own 'invitation' to the same War, and
> ended up fighting this other 'war' to End-War.
>> It's 'funny' how things go.
>> Guess I'll go see if I can rent a copy of =Man
> of LaMancha= somewhere - try to remember what
> it was like to 'Love' "Dulcinea".
Took me a while to find it, so I rented =Groundhog
Rita: "I'm sorry, what were you saying?
Phil Connors: [reading] "I think the last thing
you heard was [pause] 'Only God can make
It's True :-]
I =Love= this Movie.
Got a five-day rental.
I'll probably watch it every 'day'.
I like that the Author understands the Agony
of 'living the same day', over and over again.
Wonder what's going-on with the "lawnmower
> Movie-night on the cell-block.
>> Sad Cheers, ken [k. p. collins]