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14. "RE: Fragment the Second"
In response to message #13
 
   >>I'd wonder if "Snakeshit" was around, but General Currier has a
>>nickname already.
>
>If not a Wedge Defense Force pilot, it is a virtual certainty
>that there is a Colonial Warrior with that nickname, though his or her
>official on-paper callsign might be something a little more
>press-friendly. (If you recall, whenever anyone's "officially"
>talking to Snakeshit Crandall on the radio in We Were Soldiers,
>they call him "Ancient Serpent 6". :)

I think you may get a kick out of the President's remarks during his Medal of Honor presentation ceremony (not quite half-way down the page - search for the word "snake" ^_^ )


>Bruce Crandall is a god damn rock star. The stuff they show him doing
>in We Were Soldiers (which is a helluva movie, by the way, kids
>- don't let Mel Gibson scare you off) not only really happened, that
>wasn't the only time in his career as an Army aviator he did something
>that badass.

The book, We Were Soldiers Once... And Young, by Lt General Harold Moore (Ret) and Joseph Galloway (Mel Gibson and Barry Pepper, respectively, in the movie) is excellent too.

Jeanne


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 Fragments of a Scrapped Story [View All] Gryphonadmin Feb-25-14 TOP
   RE: Fragments of a Scrapped Story TheOtherSean Feb-26-14 1
      RE: Fragments of a Scrapped Story mdg1 Feb-26-14 2
          RE: Fragments of a Scrapped Story Gryphonadmin Feb-26-14 4
              RE: Fragments of a Scrapped Story mdg1 Feb-26-14 6
                  RE: Fragments of a Scrapped Story Gryphonadmin Feb-26-14 7
                      RE: Fragments of a Scrapped Story Mercutio Feb-26-14 9
   RE: Fragments of a Scrapped Story Matrix Dragon Feb-26-14 3
   RE: Fragments of a Scrapped Story CdrMike Feb-26-14 5
   RE: Fragments of a Scrapped Story Peter Eng Feb-26-14 8
   Fragment the Second Gryphonadmin Feb-28-14 10
      RE: Fragment the Second laudre Feb-28-14 11
      RE: Fragment the Second JeanneHedge Feb-28-14 12
          RE: Fragment the Second Gryphonadmin Feb-28-14 13
             RE: Fragment the Second JeanneHedge Feb-28-14 14
   RE: Fragments of a Scrapped Story Zemyla Mar-10-14 15
   Fragment the Third Gryphonadmin Jun-17-17 16
      Fragment the Fourth Gryphonadmin Jun-19-17 19
          RE: Fragment the Fourth Star Ranger4 Jun-19-17 20
          RE: Fragment the Fourth Mercutio Jun-21-17 23
              RE: Fragment the Fourth Gryphonadmin Jun-21-17 24
   RE: Fragments of a Scrapped Story McFortner Jun-17-17 17
   RE: Fragments of a Scrapped Story Star Ranger4 Jun-19-17 18
   RE: Fragments of a Scrapped Story BeardedFerret Jun-20-17 21
      RE: Fragments of a Scrapped Story Gryphonadmin Jun-21-17 22
          RE: Fragments of a Scrapped Story BeardedFerret Jun-22-17 25
              RE: Fragments of a Scrapped Story Peter Eng Jun-22-17 26


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