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I believe that Tx  is correct on this one. In all  the war movies that I have seen of WWII   every time that two orfficers one German and one US meet especially when theyr were taking prisoners. they saluted each other. as a deference of being military men fighting for their own country.

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@nctarheel wrote:


 A post out of context.  This is a frame out of a video of the event.  He was following protocol in returning a salute from the North Korean general:

 

https://www.cnn.com/2018/06/14/politics/trump-north-korea-salute/index.html

 

"In the military, returning a salute from a military officer of a friendly foreign nation is common practice for US military officers and considered a display of military professionalism. There is no rule that a US president is obliged to return a salute, which is considered a sign of mutual respect."

 

So where did you become aware of military customs and courtesies? 

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Every dead President must be spinning in their grave as they watched "SPANKY" Trump, THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, salute a general of an enemy.

 

This picture is headlining the news in North Korea.

 

I almost threw up.

Donald Trump is pictured with North Korean general.  |POLITICO screenshot

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/06/14/trump-north-korea-general-salute-646248

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