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Photos that make you think.

Jews and others singled out for 'special treatment' - generally speaking the Germans played by the GC rules when it came to western POWs, probably because we had hod-loads of theirs
The almost oddly out of normal was Berga. several hundred US POW of the 106th Division captured in the Ardennes who either were jewish or looked jewish were sent to a KL.

There's a US POW (USAAF)who was jewish documents here. He was treated within the geneva convention rules-
WWII GERMAN POW DOGTAGS ISSUED TO AMERICANS - PRISONERS OF WAR / P.O.W.'S
 
American troops taking a break during the Vietnam War.

I stared at this pic for a while, the look in their eyes you just wonder what atrocities they have witnessed, they are totally caked in mud and soaking wet, they look exhausted, the guy lying down awkwardly isn't sleeping he is just staring into the distance. They're probably preparing themselves for those three heart sinking words "ready to move"

You wonder who they are, and if they all made it home alive to smile once again.

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American troops taking a break during the Vietnam War.

I stared at this pic for a while, the look in their eyes you just wonder what atrocities they have witnessed, they are totally caked in mud and soaking wet, they look exhausted, the guy lying down awkwardly isn't sleeping he is just staring into the distance. They're probably preparing themselves for those three heart sinking words "ready to move"

You wonder who they are, and if they all made it home alive to smile once again.

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(9th division "Psychedelic Cookie'') 47th infantry they worked the Mekong delta. Hackworth was a battalion co there
 

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I should preface this by saying that I thoroughly dissaprove of the actions taken against the parents and kids at the Hoy Cross. Not only because only a fucknuckle does stuff like that to kids but it wasn't IMHO even in the interests of those who did it.

However, there was a letter in the "i" recently where the correspondent stated that Mr Rees-Mogg should not be viewed as a victim because he chose to have his children on the footpath when the lefty types told them that he wasnt a very nice man. The people in that picture AIUI had the option to take their kids in through the back gate but repeatedly chose not to. Both (Rees-Mogg and the Ardoyne parents) would say they acted on principle yet I suspect that the correspondent would continue to claim the former was not a victim but (probably) say that the latter were.
 
I should preface this by saying that I thoroughly dissaprove of the actions taken against the parents and kids at the Hoy Cross. Not only because only a fucknuckle does stuff like that to kids but it wasn't IMHO even in the interests of those who did it.

However, there was a letter in the "i" recently where the correspondent stated that Mr Rees-Mogg should not be viewed as a victim because he chose to have his children on the footpath when the lefty types told them that he wasnt a very nice man. The people in that picture AIUI had the option to take their kids in through the back gate but repeatedly chose not to. Both (Rees-Mogg and the Ardoyne parents) would say they acted on principle yet I suspect that the correspondent would continue to claim the former was not a victim but (probably) say that the latter were.
Very true

As a parent I wouldn’t let my children be put through name calling never mind having to be escorted to school by riot police and soldiers while blast bombs were thrown ........but at the same time I want to raise my children to stand up for themselves, their civil rights and to take a lawful stand when wrongs are being done to them.

If scum (red hand -v- tricolour, Caucasian -v- Black, it doesn’t matter) like these were allowed to do what they want and prevent people fulfilling their legal rights (and obligations (ie in this case (to simplify it) you legally have to go to school) what kind of society or world would we live in?
 
Very true

As a parent I wouldn’t let my children be put through name calling never mind having to be escorted to school by riot police and soldiers while blast bombs were thrown ........but at the same time I want to raise my children to stand up for themselves, their civil rights and to take a lawful stand when wrongs are being done to them.

If scum (red hand -v- tricolour, Caucasian -v- Black, it doesn’t matter) like these were allowed to do what they want and prevent people fulfilling their legal rights (and obligations (ie in this case (to simplify it) you legally have to go to school) what kind of society or world would we live in?
Sadly, one not to dissimilar to many parts of the one we are in.

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Sadly, one not to dissimilar to many parts of the one we are in.

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I don't really know about this as I have never had to face such a terrible dilemma. However, even if I did take a real cockstand on a principle, I would like to think that I wouldn't subject innocent children to the opprobrium it attracted.
 
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