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 You So Proudly Gave norman        (More) 4/9/2017
 He's Headed Home  norman        (More) 3/28/2017
 Snoopy Joins The Circus! J. John Des Chenes        (More) 3/16/2017
 The Spirit Of The Wolf norman        (More) 2/4/2017
 The God Father speaks no more  assisi        (More) 1/14/2017
 I WENT THROIGH JUNGLE TRAINING poetalthomas        (More) 9/11/2016
 Never Be Forgotten  Soulsisno5        (More) 6/1/2016
 A Company of Heroes Nita G Isenhour        (More) 5/31/2016
 GOOD CAUSE The_Pip        (More) 5/29/2016
 THE YOUNG MEN OF GALLIPOLI AngelsWhispers        (More) 3/11/2016
 RED COATS poetalthomas        (More) 2/18/2016
 YOU DON'T WANT TO LAUGH poetalthomas        (More) 12/22/2015
 FROM THE BLAZING WAR poetalthomas        (More) 12/22/2015
 A Child's Question maryfrances        (More) 12/19/2015
 delete delete        (More) 11/11/2015
 The image in the mirror Dooby        (More) 11/11/2015
 Ever in Rememberance cherryk        (More) 11/10/2015
 ARMED  poetalthomas        (More) 7/19/2015
 HONOR DUE poetalthomas        (More) 5/19/2015
 Full Dress Uniform Adele Kaye        (More) 5/14/2015
 I'VE BEEN DREAMING OF YOU poetalthomas        (More) 4/24/2015
 Pictures Mark_Spencer        (More) 4/19/2015
 from the halls Gaelwynn        (More) 3/30/2015
 The Thirty Eighth Parallel Mark_Spencer        (More) 3/3/2015
 Bombing Run 1945 Ompapa        (More) 2/17/2015
 SOLDIER'S PRAYER georgeporge        (More) 9/24/2014
 M. I. A. (Missing In Action) Mark_Spencer        (More) 9/22/2014
 Whatever Happened to America! Rawland        (More) 9/20/2014
 INTO THE LANDING CRAFT Biggus        (More) 7/30/2014
 Soldier's Cemetery Mariemuses        (More) 7/10/2014
 


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You So Proudly Gave

You So Proudly Gave

As I go on by the yard
Where lays your grave
For so many others
You so proudly gave

Though they have no idea
Of the Hell you went through
So many others could be free
Free do to as they choose

The grass is cut clean
And trimmed around your stone
But, you'll have wings
The day we are called home

Each time I pass your grave
The memories begin to flow
Of days when we were younger
And we'd put on quite a show

Some have no respect
For the dead or the living
Always with their hands out
Looking for someone giving

You served this country proudly
All dressed up in your green
In a war so far away
At times you'd wake from that dream

You will be missed
Forever in our hearts
Though until Judgment Day
We'll be so far a part

Written 4/9/2017 by Norman Hale Jr.

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