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Collection of Short Stories

Un altro racconto di guerra; questa volta l’utente borednightnurse1990 scrive: Story One: Had to pull a duty shift rotation one day. I was only supposed to be duty head honcho in charge but taking pity on the poor sod who had to pull duty for the 60th time in the past 4 months (slight exaggeration) […]

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My father, a 22-year-old USAF bombardier, survived being shot down, held as Nazi POW, & escaped via series of remarkable events. He did not tell his story until 1996. This is a transcript of his dictated account, posted in sections.

Un altro racconto di guerra; questa volta l’utente terra_cascadia scrive: To my knowledge this is the first time it’s been shared publicly. I will add brief context clearly marked as my own commentary – otherwise these are his words. [EDIT: date of document corrected; formatting updated; typographical cx) ​ (voice recording: First Lieutenant Thomas F. […]

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How we ‘lost’ a missile (amongst other things)

Un altro racconto di guerra; questa volta l’utente curious_romeo scrive: Not sure if you guys will appreciate this story, and I’m nowhere near as good a storyteller as my fellow countryman u/SingaporeanSloth, but I decided to try anyway. I’m one of the lucky few to be thrown into Air Force service for National Service (read: […]

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Dark — [REPOST]

Un altro racconto di guerra; questa volta l’utente AnathemaMaranatha scrive: I'd like to request a bye from the mods – been less than thirty days since my last repost. It's just today, Memorial Day, this story has been on my mind, and I'd like to share it. Delete if you feel the need – no […]

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The moron LT who tried to kill us all.

Un altro racconto di guerra; questa volta l’utente slider65 scrive: So, this is the story of one seriously fucked up moron of a LT in the Navy who I shall refer to as McFuckhead ‘cause that’s what everyone, even the other officers, called him behind his back. Or, after some rather spectacular bit of fuckery […]

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Arrogance + Apathy = Chemical Spill

Un altro racconto di guerra; questa volta l’utente CoderJoe1 scrive: I posted this under r/MaliciousCompliance and thought it would also fit here. As an X-ray Tech student in US Army in the mid eighties we had to do several weeks of OJT (On the Job Training) after finishing our school training, and I was assigned […]

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“You gave me chlamydia Ruckle!”

Un altro racconto di guerra; questa volta l’utente Disgruntled_Veteran scrive: I wanted to post this story before Memorial Day because I don't want to take away anything from this solemn day. As I posted before, Ruckle liked women. Surprisingly, he was actually fairly successful when it came to getting laid. However, Ruckle was not the […]

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AWOLnation…al Service

Un altro racconto di guerra; questa volta l’utente SingaporeanSloth scrive: Inspired by another story in this sub about a guy called Garcia going AWOL, I have to recount the best AWOL story I have from my time doing National Service (NS) as an infantryman in the Singapore Army. We'll call the star of this story, […]

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Fight Club: Ruckle Edition

Un altro racconto di guerra; questa volta l’utente Disgruntled_Veteran scrive: So to tell the story of Fight Club I must first tell you about Lt. Cruz. Now most veterans can tell you that most Second Lieutenants/Ensigns fall into one of five categories (with a few exceptions). The Gungho: These butter bars think that it is […]

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Sgt. Squatter (Non-Ruckle Story)

Un altro racconto di guerra; questa volta l’utente Disgruntled_Veteran scrive: I was typing up the next tale in the Ruckle Saga (Fight Club) and was reminded of a Sergeant who worked in the armory. I though while you waited for tomorrows Ruckle story, you might get a chuckle out of this one. The details come […]