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#1 Ron Mills

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Posted 12 August 2003 - 08:15 PM

I was watching the History Channel last nite ("Incredible But True" program). The shows dealt with the terrible shark attacks in Asbury Park, NJ, in 1916. They happened again in 1960. They interviewed a survivor from the 1960 attack. The program went on the explain that police patrolled the beaches after that, "with machine guns". Up went a still photo of 2 cops with 1921AC's, 20-round mags attached, looking for the beasts. Vertical foregrip, of course.

See, if those guys in all the "Jaws" movies would have opted for our Tommy instead of Garands, electric lines, etc., they would've gotten the big bad fish better! Anyway, I'm sure it will be on again. Just wanted to alert all troops to the pic.

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#2 Walter63a

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Posted 12 August 2003 - 08:36 PM

Ron, Talk about Wildlife Management!rolleyes.gif
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Posted 12 August 2003 - 10:14 PM

Old Ernest Hemingway use to run in the Bahama's around Cuba and Bimini with his Thompson and shoot poor little old sharks after he would hook a marlin or tuna! Seen some picture hanging on the walls at a Hotel in Bimin of Ernie blastin away on the docks. Pretty cool.
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