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The Incredibly Stupid One at the Hanoi Hilton
SN HEGDAHL, USS CANBERRA – PRISONER OF WAR (continued from previous issue)
By Dick “Beak” Stratton, Captain, USN (Ret.)
Meanwhile he watched the Love Boat merrily steaming over the horizon, firing at the coastline and never missing him for two days. There is not much to do in the South China Sea at 0345. He took off his boondockers and hung them around his neck in case he needed them when he reached shore. He stripped off his dungarees, zipped up the fly, tied off the cuffs and popped them over his head, as he was taught, to make a life preserver. He reports back to you that it doesn’t work. (He missed the part about old dungarees, with holes, out of the Lucky Bag would have to be kept wet if they were to hold any air at all.) So he put on his trousers, socks and shoes. (Sharks? Sea snakes?)
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PAN AM’S WORLDWIDE FAMILY REUNION JULY 31- AUG 3, 2014
PAN AM REUNION CRUISE ~ APRIL 24 - MAY 9, 2015
ROYAL CARIBBEAN’S SERENADE OF THE SEAS
In Memorium - Remembering the ones who have passed
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