GDG- Dead soldiers and looting
CWMHTours at aol.com
CWMHTours at aol.com
Thu Jan 12 06:17:49 CST 2012
Sadly.... I m confooozed again.
So the Japanese looted Conf corpses for beer?
Dang! That's cool!
Your Most Obedient Servant,
In a message dated 1/11/2012 10:27:32 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
jlawrence at kc.rr.com writes:
Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
There was Japanese beer captured at Guadacanal (Kirin) that was
in huge quantities.
It it became the beer of choice for marines. Because it cost so much.
It is not a bad beer, It is sold all over the U.S. It is a japanese
brewed in the United staes, by budweisr, a belgian company.
I am not sure what that means.
----- Original Message -----
From: "George Connell" <georgeconnell at mac.com>
To: "GDG" <gettysburg at arthes.com>
Sent: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 6:23 PM
Subject: Re: GDG- Dead soldiers and looting
> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
> Well, we certainly didn't have any qualms about doing so in the Great
> Southeast Asian Sub-optimizing Experience that we are not to mention in
> this group. Though I must stress we were usually looking for something
> eat other than C-rations.
> I think if you've just killed someone the other stuff is of no moral
> consequence (but not to be encouraged because it's bad for discipline).
> On Jan 11, 2012, at 19:03, CWMHTours at aol.com wrote:
>> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
>> I don't know about anybody else but if I was a CW soldier and a
>> mine, -or a strange corpse, had money and valuables on them, I would
>> unsure- and uncertain as to the moral quandary: Morally should you
>> take anything at all or leave it out of principle? Should you take
>> because someone else will take it if you leave it?
>> It is 2012 and no longer Victorian times but what should you do about
>> stealing from corpses?
>> Actually I have always had an issue with it that upsets my tummy.
>> We have vets in here.... With my apologies for intruding with the
>> question what would YOU do?
>> Your Most Obedient Servant,
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