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Before shipping out to Europe with the Army Air Corps during World War II, my father loaned his buddy $20. The two were assigned to different units and lost contact. Months later, my father’s plane was shot down. Bleeding from shrapnel wounds, he bailed out and was greeted by German soldiers, who took him as a prisoner. After a long train ride, little food and days of forced marching, he arrived at his assigned stalag. As he entered the compound, he heard a familiar voice. “You cheapskate! You followed me all the way here for a measly $20?”
— Bruce Ey


Provided Courtesy of Reader’s Digest.  Click here for moreMilitary Jokes“.
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