I think the issue arrised when Heidi implied that non white cultures had inferior inventions.
I'm not getting involved with the rights or wrongs...
Vid of the firing in Trungy
YouTube - d day normandy
Your website looks interesting, i'm at work at the moment but will have a good read when i get more time later.
I'm glad you came back :)
I for one think it is wonderful that veterans will share their thoughts and memories with us.
I guess I was lucky, my...
A picture taken in Palestine while 153Bty of 51st HAA have some time to relax and have some fun.....
Franek, I am genuinly sorry if my post offended you.
Like I said, I made a mistake and I appologise.
I do hope you decide to stay around.
Franek, indeed the problem was still prevelant in the Falklands.
It was due to the problems there that the Brit Army changed from the DMS boots...
My Grandfather's battery got so fed up with bully beef in North Africa they used the crates to build up the sand bag walls round the gunpits.
My mistake, appologies.
Always understood it was an GI thing. Learn something new everyday!
Strong statement there, surely you mean that it may of been found where ever GI's had been.
There are plenty of places that saw action during WW2...
Heidi, that sounds more an urban legend than fact.
Do you have any sources for the info?
Yep, he did get some ribbing about it ;)
Yep, chappie is in 40 pattern.
I prefer the early pattern, just think it looks smarter, and also the...
One of myself and Kay my wife, taken at Trungy before we fired.
In the beach photo where we are facing the camera I am second from left.
Guy on far left: spot the mistake in his uniform...
Links should be fixed now, let me know if still not visible
Surely the grease gun is call that due to it looking like a grease gun!
Been busy and not had time to check the forum.
The problem is that the pictures are on FB as my Flickr account has reached its monthly limit....
As mentioned in another thread, here are some pictures of our time in Normandy during the 65th anniversary celebrations.
Some of you may be aware,...
Well what the media reports and what happens are often different!
I was in Normandy from last Thursday thru to yesterday morning.
We took 2 gun...
I watched the program last year, thought it mostly guess work and assumption.
The thing that really seemed incorrect was the assumption that the...
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