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Forum: Military Book and Media Reviews Yesterday, 12:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By Ian B
RE: Rhodesian Para Book

Thanks for this. I'm always interested in adding to my small library of Para quals of different nations.

Any idea of release date and/or rough cost yet?

Regards,

Ian
Forum: Forum Operation 10-07-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By Ian B
Thanks very much gents. Appreciated. Won't...

Thanks very much gents. Appreciated. Won't bother with the first album, however, will keep it in mind for subsequent ones.

Hope you all enjoy the album of Canadian Army formation patches. ...
Forum: Forum Operation 10-07-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By Ian B
Shifting photos in an album

Just created my first album for the Forum. One quick question. Is there a way to shift the order of photos? I would like the reverse the order in the album. Tried a couple of routes, which didn't...
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 30-06-20, 11:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By Ian B
No problems Billy. Here's a couple I missed...

No problems Billy.

Here's a couple I missed the first time around:

Photo 2 row 1 #8 Air Force Commando beret badge

P2 row 2 #1-2 pocket crest Air Commando Group

#5 92nd Inf Regt
Forum: Foreign Badges and Insignia 30-06-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By Ian B
Re: French Badges

Good day Billy,

Here's what I dug up out of my reference material. I collect world para, so most is about French/Foreign Legion para. I'll number the photos in sequence from both posts going...
Forum: General Topics. 20-06-20, 01:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 277
Posted By Ian B
Shipments to Canada

CB,

I have ordered some items from UK in the last couple of months. Both packages took about one month to get here. I figured this going in. The norm is about 2-3 weeks.

I assume that the...
Forum: New Member Introduction Zone 26-05-20, 01:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By Ian B
Eagle badge

I believe it is a post WWII Italian, Alpine division, Medical staff hat badge.

Hope this gives you a place to start.

Ian
Forum: General Topics 24-05-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By Ian B
Re: Dawn of Majuba

Good day Leigh,

Attached is the picture to which I refer.

Ian
Forum: General Topics 23-05-20, 01:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By Ian B
Dawn of Majuba

Good day Leigh,

Would you be thinking of Woodville's painting of the Boer surrender at Paardeburg on Feb 27, 1900, with soldiers of the Royal Canadian Regiment in the foreground?

Ian
Forum: General Topics 01-05-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,094
Posted By Ian B
BRAVO ZULU !!

Have just finished Bill's book, and all I can say is "Outstanding!" Well done that man!

For all and sundry, I predict that this book is destined to be the go-to reference for Canadian shoulder...
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 11-04-20, 12:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By Ian B
Laurent, Judging by the aircraft silhouette,...

Laurent,

Judging by the aircraft silhouette, I would say it's American. Probably refers to the types of laser guided bombs that the US loads on its attack craft.

Ian B
Forum: Off topic 28-03-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,421
Posted By Ian B
Postal timelines

Hey Mick,

I recently received a badge from a Forum member. It took twice the average time from UK to Canada. I can only surmise that the delay is from reduced manning levels at both ends,...
Forum: Off topic 28-03-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 754
Posted By Ian B
Cartoon #5

(In a Hispanic accent) Say hello to my little friend!
Forum: Military Buttons 28-03-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By Ian B
Button Display Suggestion

Good day Terry,

In answer to your query, I supposed it depends on how you wish to display your buttons.

If you wish to display them in a frame hanging on the wall, Then Andy's suggestion would...
Forum: Off topic 28-03-20, 12:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 754
Posted By Ian B
Cartoon #4

How many times do you have to be told to watch your spacing? And NO, this is NOT the cure, it's only the CO's wash water!! Now get back or I'll charge the lot of you!!
Forum: Off topic 27-03-20, 12:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,421
Posted By Ian B
They say laughter is the best medicine!

Received the following recently from friends and family. Hope it gives you all a chuckle.
Forum: Off topic 26-03-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 754
Posted By Ian B
Carton #3

If you lads don't stop slacking off, we'll never get that fence built around England!!
Forum: Off topic 25-03-20, 11:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 754
Posted By Ian B
Cartoon #2

Right, while he's not looking, I'll use his water and soap!
Forum: Off topic 24-03-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 754
Posted By Ian B
I was thinking: "Hope they haven't run...

I was thinking:

"Hope they haven't run out of TP down at the NAAFI"

or:

"Going to be awful hard keeping that 2 metre distance, these streets being
so narrow an' all"
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 23-03-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By Ian B
Para Jump Instr

Herve, this is the one.
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 23-03-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By Ian B
Re: Cdn Para Badges

Sending another PM.

Ian
Forum: The Classifieds: Sales and Wanted 19-03-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By Ian B
Forum: Off topic 11-03-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,421
Posted By Ian B
Mil Pers Need Not Panic

Received this yesterday. Something I think I knew all along.

As we used to say in the Infantry...."If you panic, you'll lose your section!"
Forum: It's a Mystery -Unknown Insignia for Identification 23-01-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By Ian B
Flaming Grenade

I would like to suggest use of a scale in pictures (this poor Canadian lad ain't familiar with British coinage :confused:)

I will hazard a guess that the flaming grenade is an early example of a...
Forum: General Topics. 20-12-19, 12:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 336
Posted By Ian B
How do yoy play .....?

Good day all,

A true story related to Canadian participation at Bisley. Top shooters from the Canadian Armed Forces Small Arms Competition each year made up the CF team sent to Bisley the next...
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