1945 – we painted pictures of girls on airplanes to remind us of home. 2000 – they put the real thing in the cockpit. 1945 – your girlfriend was at home praying you would return alive. 2000 – she is in the same trench praying your condom worked. 1945 – medals were awarded to heroes who saved lives at the risk of their own. 2000 – medals are awarded to people who work at headquarters. 1945 – a commander would put his butt on the line to protect his people. 2000 – a commander will put his people on the line to protect his butt. 1945 – wars were planned and run by generals with lots of important victories. 2000 – wars are planned by politicians with lots of equivocating.1945 – all you could think about was getting out and becoming a civilian again. 2000 – all you can think about is getting out and becoming a civilian again.