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Old 13-01-22, 10:45 PM
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Think the badge would have looked slightly better if they had put it in a circle or wreath and crown.
Thing is, it's the horrid metal it's made from.
We visited a castle in Wales, my daughter's bought me a novelty pencil sharpener cannon, it's very similar metal!
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Old 13-01-22, 11:00 PM
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I must say the UK and government have done a horrible job in maintaining the Army's as an historical and traditional entity in recent times. I understand things change in this world and funding is a problem.
Not to compare or suggest necessarily suggest anything, but here in the US we have managed to maintain most of our Army units as continuing entities going back to well over 200 years. Much insignia is still in use that goes back to WW1.
I am sure something could have been done better than this wholesale slaughter of the old British Army?

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Old 13-01-22, 11:12 PM
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I must say the UK and government have done a horrible job in maintaining the Army's as an historical and traditional entity in recent times. I understand things change in this world and funding is a problem.
Not to compare or suggest necessarily suggest anything, but here in the US we have managed to maintain most of our Army units as continuing entities going back to well over 200 years. Much insignia is still in use that goes back to WW1.
I am sure something could have been done better than this wholesale slaughter of the old British Army?

CB
Much easier to maintain ‘most’ Army units and historical sentiments on the well funded $705.39 billion US defence budget.

Here we march to the beat of a different (cheaper) drum.
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