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On 8 May 2015 at 5:59pm Sussex Jim wrote:
Today was the 70th. anniversary of VE day; victory in Europe, and the end of WW2. (apart from the war in the far east, against the Japs).
I went into the war memorial area in Lewes at 3pm. expecting to see a two-minute silence being observed. Instead there was one brave man in military colours attempting (sucessfully) to halt the traffic. He was met with abuse and threats- but held on till 3.02.
We need more like him!
Most of those present were only walking on the face of this earth because we defeated the Nazis in 1945.
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On 8 May 2015 at 6:09pm the kronic wrote:
Total respect to that man, Jim. I did the 2 min silence at home but listening to The Last Post always brings a lump to my throat.
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On 8 May 2015 at 6:16pm Slim wrote:
he would have more than a ear full of verbal if he held me up! He'd have an arse full of bumper
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On 8 May 2015 at 6:25pm my town wrote:
hi jim its this sunday at 11am at war memorial. also well do to you and the gentman for going today . i was out of town today but at 15.00 i pull over and stop for 2 min . what a few min of my life.
 
 
On 8 May 2015 at 6:28pm Jim wrote:
But you'd have had to have been first in the queue !. Perhaps he stopped a bus ? How did it happen, was he a Veteran ?


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