Last night, after watching Band of Brothers, Part 6: Batogne I headed over to the gun cabinet and pulled out this little gem pictured below, my battle scared M1 Garand.
I sat and I wondered, if this rifle could talk what would she tell me? Where she'd been, what she'd seen...I wondered, which was all I could do.
These Hollywood movies, no matter how realistic, could never-ever come close to the real thing. All I know is that I owe these men and women a life-time of gratitude for their sacrifice.
Every time I look at her, I wonder...