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Old 01-08-2017, 01:48 PM
 
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Hubby was watching it on TV, and noticed about ten minutes into the movie, where Patton is driving into Kasserine Pass, the flag on his vehicle has the initials WTF. Just thought that was funny.
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Old 01-08-2017, 03:25 PM
 
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WTF stood for Western Task Force, the unit General Patton commanded in Operation Torch, the Allied landings on North Africa
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Old 01-08-2017, 03:48 PM
 
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Understood. I would put money on the theory that Patton himself would have found the humor in it in today's slang.
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Old 01-08-2017, 07:21 PM
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Hubby was watching it on TV, and noticed about ten minutes into the movie, where Patton is driving into Kasserine Pass, the flag on his vehicle has the initials WTF. Just thought that was funny.
What the ...? Wisconsin Tourism Federation changes its 'WTF' logo

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