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    Cyburbian Plus JNA's avatar
    Jun 2003
    De Noc

    watching the history channel

    Q Anybody been watching Band of Brothers
    if not, have you read the book?
    Why don't you knock it off with them negative waves?
    Why don't you dig how beautiful it is out here?
    Why don't you say something righteous and hopeful for a change?
    From Kelly's Heroes (1970)

    Are you sure you're not hurt ?
    No. Just some parts wake up faster than others.
    Broke parts take a little longer, though.
    From Electric Horseman (1979)

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    Corn Burning Fool giff57's avatar
    Jul 1998
    On the Mother River
    Watched it last year on HBO. Great show, havn't read the book
    “As soon as public service ceases to be the chief business of the citizens, and they would rather serve with their money than with their persons, the State is not far from its fall”
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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    Cyburbian Doitnow!!'s avatar
    Dec 2003
    Tried to watch the series when it was on the HBO but missed a few of them. Will try to buy the whole series and watch them one by one on the VCD sometime.
    Oh so many plans and so little time to do them!
    "I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them".
    -Isaac Asimov

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    Cyburbian Emeritus Bear Up North's avatar
    May 2003
    Northwestern Ohio
    Watched it awhile back. Very well done. Perhaps the best mini-series ever. The sacrifices that our soldiers made were incredible. The decisions made by the German high command were baffling. Our world could be very different now if things would have went differently. An unsuccessful invasion of the main continent could have led us to sue for peace, leaving Hitler and his thugs in power. The Soviet threat may have never happened....but, the "cold war" could have ended-up being between an atomic-bomb holding Germany (they were soooooo close) and the U.S. of A.

    Bear History Buff

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    Cyburbian ludes98's avatar
    Oct 2003
    Scottsdale, AZ
    I am not watching it on the History Channel, but I do own the DVD. It is an amazing piece of work. I have watched it a few times now and it still amazes.

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