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Forum: Other Military Topics 16-02-19, 10:16 PM
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Posted By BWEF
How Do They Sleep Nights?

Just when you thought that people couldn't sink any lower:

https://taskandpurpose.com/stolen-wwii-dog-tags-antonin-dehays
Forum: Headdress 24-01-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 315
Posted By BWEF
or "Back Every Friday".

or "Back Every Friday".
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 20-01-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By BWEF
They also did things to hang in the window etc. ...

They also did things to hang in the window etc.

One star per son in service.

If a son was killed the star became gold. There is also a "Gold Star Mothers" organisation. This was begun by the...
Forum: Other Military Topics 20-01-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By BWEF
Royal engineers "Hate" Belt - Modern

It seems as if the modern British soldier contines to wear "Hate" belts.

This is for sale on ebay:
...
Forum: Formation Signs and Patches 13-01-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 269
Posted By BWEF
Have you thought of Free European forces in the...

Have you thought of Free European forces in the UK during WW2?

I believe I once saw a list of the colours of arm of service strips worn by Belgian or Netherlands troops.

As this was well over...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 08-01-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By BWEF
Any chance that the mans name was Finny? A...

Any chance that the mans name was Finny?

A branch of that family uses "Finis Opus Coronat" in that order.

Far more common is "Finis Coronat Opus", which is said to be Ovid.
Forum: Other Military Topics 07-01-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By BWEF
Inkerman VC Found in Thames Mud

I came across this somewhat old story, reported in the Telegraph two years ago.

It seems that a metal detectorist has found a Crimean War VC buried in the mud at Putney.

There seem to be two...
Forum: Other Military Topics 01-01-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By BWEF
Iolaire Tragedy 1st January 1919

Today is the 100th Anniversary of the Iolaire tragedy. BBC Radio 4 ran a special programme on this topic.

"In the early hours of January 1 1919, the Iolaire, a naval yacht carrying serviceman...
Forum: Other Military Topics 24-12-18, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By BWEF
Thats a shame. It could have saved you both time...

Thats a shame. It could have saved you both time and money.

Still, you can still apply via the link given earlier in this thread.

Something else occurs to me. In 1939 the government did a...
Forum: Other Military Topics 23-12-18, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By BWEF
I know it is a long shot, but do you have...

I know it is a long shot, but do you have anything with your grandfathers army number on it? Maybe something like a button stick kept as a souvenir?

If so, you can find out his unit almost...
Forum: Off topic 21-12-18, 12:08 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,887
Posted By BWEF
They couldn't do any worse than the shower we...

They couldn't do any worse than the shower we have running the country at the moment.
Forum: Off topic 21-12-18, 12:07 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,887
Posted By BWEF
I agree with you, most politicians are. This...

I agree with you, most politicians are.

This is why I find it strange that you have voted to give all power to Westminster, and think that you are "taking back control".

The EU have been...
Forum: Off topic 21-12-18, 11:52 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,887
Posted By BWEF
Scroll up to my earlier posts that mention David...

Scroll up to my earlier posts that mention David Davis.

Clearly, he can not believe in Brexit, given his speech in the House of Commons in 2002.

To be fair, maybe would have gone along with...
Forum: Off topic 20-12-18, 08:33 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,887
Posted By BWEF
No, Brexit is the fairy tale. Grimm

No, Brexit is the fairy tale.

Grimm
Forum: Off topic 20-12-18, 07:39 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,887
Posted By BWEF
Oh well, there is no accounting for taste. ...

Oh well, there is no accounting for taste.

Personally, I like the one that showed that David Davis was, at heart, no Brexiteer.

The things some politicians will do to climb that greasy pole.
Forum: Off topic 20-12-18, 05:16 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,887
Posted By BWEF
Do you mean to say that you did not care for my...

Do you mean to say that you did not care for my last post?

You know, the one above yours?
Forum: Reproductions, Restrikes, Fakes, Forgeries, and Copies 20-12-18, 02:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By BWEF
Nice to see. My great uncle was in 1/4...

Nice to see.

My great uncle was in 1/4 Cheshires when killed in action near Ypres, in October 1918.
Forum: Off topic 19-12-18, 05:56 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,887
Posted By BWEF
As I said in my original post, that I read when...

As I said in my original post, that I read when the Brexit White Paper came out, our laws are paramount. I said it as a statement of fact, that you queried.

Sure, they do pass EU legislation, but...
Forum: Off topic 19-12-18, 12:29 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,887
Posted By BWEF
[QUOTE=High Wood;462716]I am getting very bored...

[QUOTE=High Wood;462716]I am getting very bored with this thread now as trying to reason with a remainer is like banging one's head against a brick wall. I will respond to the bizarre statements that...
Forum: Off topic 19-12-18, 11:41 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,887
Posted By BWEF
Since when? Since all the new British laws...

Since when?

Since all the new British laws that you claim to want will never become laws unless the bill passes the House of Lords.

Somewhere in this thread I have said that this country is...
Forum: Off topic 19-12-18, 11:35 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,887
Posted By BWEF
I would have expected a more cogent argument from...

I would have expected a more cogent argument from a "Diehard".
Forum: Off topic 19-12-18, 08:46 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,887
Posted By BWEF
I wonder if you can be so kind as to tell me how...

I wonder if you can be so kind as to tell me how I can say the Daily Mail was quoting Lenin without mentioning the name of Lenin and giving the date when he said the quote in question? That will be a...
Forum: Off topic 19-12-18, 08:23 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,887
Posted By BWEF
Mark Maybe you should have taken the time to...

Mark

Maybe you should have taken the time to read the Brexit White Paper more thoroughly?

have not read it since it first came out, but here is the part I was referring to:

Parliamentary...
Forum: Off topic 19-12-18, 08:19 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,887
Posted By BWEF
error

error
Forum: Off topic 18-12-18, 05:34 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 7,887
Posted By BWEF
I see you have a lot of spare time in your day. ...

I see you have a lot of spare time in your day.

Briefly, all the time that we were in the EEC/EU all our laws were made at Westminster. If our politicians agreed with the legislation that is.
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