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AnswerRe: itexistsophobia PinmemberDuncan Edwards Jones17-Jan-14 1:36 
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GeneralFor you, Hiroo, ze war is over PinmemberDalek Dave16-Jan-14 23:04 
Hiroo Onoda has died.
 
Who He?
 
To this day when the grass in the garden is getting long we joke "It is so long there are Japanese soldiers in there who still think the war is on".
 

Hiroo Onoda[^] was that man.
 

What an arse.
30 years in a jungle because he was too proud to admit Japan lost a war.
 
Still, it makes for a great story.
Technically I suppose he was the longest serving Lieutenant in the Japanese Army, and a record unlikely ever to be broken.
(I wonder how much back pay he received?)
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Obscurum per obscurius.
Ad astra per alas porci.
Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum videtur.

GeneralRe: For you, Hiroo, ze war is over PinprofessionalCBadger16-Jan-14 23:44 
GeneralRe: For you, Hiroo, ze war is over PinmemberBergholt Stuttley Johnson17-Jan-14 0:09 
GeneralRe: For you, Hiroo, ze war is over PinmemberJimmyRopes17-Jan-14 0:28 
GeneralRe: For you, Hiroo, ze war is over PinmemberChris Quinn17-Jan-14 1:03 
GeneralRe: For you, Hiroo, ze war is over PinmemberDalek Dave17-Jan-14 1:04 
GeneralRe: For you, Hiroo, ze war is over PinprofessionalMarco Bertschi17-Jan-14 0:35 

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