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Re: Military Through the Ages
In a message dated 98-02-04 22:50:19 EST, you write:
Why be sorry? MTTA is a judged event where the various groups compete
for the accolade of 'most authentic', and the SCA is its' own thing
-somewhere between a costume party and re-enactment but not either.
They're both cool, and they're both fun. BTW, MTTA has had a Gulf War
group in the past.
Last time I went was like 3 years ago. When I saw the Vietnan group complete
with an America POW tied up in a bambo cage, it gave me the creeps.
I remember the Vietnan War and know several people who were there. People
that lived throught that hell. We use to have a neighbor (Vietnan vet) who
would wake up screaming several times a month, you could hear him all over the
I realize that the Middle Ages would certainly be hell to us now, but no one
is alive who truly lived it. Who would have memories and nightmares at being
Back to your regularly scheduled program......
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