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VE day

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.
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.
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
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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