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    A piece of the U.S. forever leased to England

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    https://www.visitnc.com/listing/bfwQ/british-cemetery
    The link didn't work out for me. I found this about it.
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    Link didn't work for me, but God bless those men. They are our brothers in arms.
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    Most know (but don't seem to care to remember) that we went over there to help y'all. Thanks for coming here to help us.

    Woe be to those who desecrate that ground.
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    It was a nasty war all the way around and Bless those men that made the ultimate sacrifice to protect the US REGARDLESS of the flag they flew.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ickthus View Post
    https://www.visitnc.com/listing/bfwQ/british-cemetery
    The link didn't work out for me. I found this about it.
    Dang BBC. I just did a google search and the link I gave came up first but now leads to the 404 error. Found another link with more info.
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    Very interesting. I've been to Ocracoke many times and never knew it was there. Next time I'll pay it a visit for sure.
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    We thank any country that helps us in WW II. Many countries men gave their lives in that effort.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GhostHorse View Post
    Link didn't work for me, but God bless those men. They are our brothers in arms.
    Quote Originally Posted by garyh View Post
    We thank any country that helps us in WW II. Many countries men gave their lives in that effort.
    Let us acknowledge that it was the USA, the arsenal of democracy, that pulled the irons out of the fire for the UK, France, Benelux, Scandinavian countries, the USSR and all of the other Pacific nations...including China. This debt is seldom acknowledged by these ingrates whose historical results would be far different than it's been since. They all used our men, munitions and equipment to beat back the Axis dictators.

    The honors due and paid to those brave Brits are a reflection of our character as much as theirs.
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    I knew there was a CG Station Ocracoke but I thought it was decommissioned and vacated in '96. Good to see the lads taking care of the final resting place of our allies who gave their all for freedom and liberty.

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