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Old 09-24-2013, 06:03 PM   #1
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Some of us have used or know what the following are.

If you are less than 30 years old, tell us what you think these stand for:

RVN
ROK
VE-DAY
VJ-DAY
ETO
DDE

This is just to see if some things were taught in school.


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Old 09-24-2013, 06:09 PM   #2
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Some of us have used or know what the following are.

If you are less than 30 years old, tell us what you think these stand for:

RVN
ROK
VE-DAY
VJ-DAY
ETO
DDE

This is just to see if some things were taught in school.
Veteren Europe Day,
Veteren Japan Day? for the ending of the war finally?

I have no clue as to the RVN, ROK, ETO, and DDE means


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RVN - republic of Vietnam

ROK - Republic Of Korea

ETO- European Theatre of Operations

See above for VE and VJ --clueless about DDE as well
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D Day Europe invasion???

And if you had a P in there for Peoples, I coulda guessed the Korean one
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I know the answers but I won't answer cause I'm over 50.
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Didn't know the last two.
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Last two got me. My grandpa taught me the rest
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RVN
Vietnam.

ROK
Republic of Korea.

VE-DAY
Victory in Europe Day.

VJ-DAY
Victory in Japan Day.

ETO
European Theatre of Operations.

DDE
Dwight David Eisenhower, someone today's youth will NOT be learning about in school because he was a true American.
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Ok who said "NUTS!" and why?
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Patton or another general when he was asked to surrender at the battle of the buldge???


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