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Old 30-07-17, 06:17 AM
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Well, Let's call up the "Herald Angels" quick! There must be someone out there who can give us a definitive answer. Some interesting ideas evolved from my "picky" question. Regards, D.J.
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Some info here: http://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/xf-anch.html

Rgds, Thomas.
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Old 10-08-17, 05:27 AM
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Some discussion on fouled anchors here too

http://www.ybw.com/forums/archive/in.../t-239302.html

I must admit to having overlooked the subtelty of winding round the stock

Mike
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The anchor is the distinctive badge for French Army Colonial Troops, see attached extract from the 1937 French Ministry of War Uniform and Insignia guide...

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Old 12-08-17, 04:51 PM
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