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  1. Sticky: Hi Simon, 208- Manchester Police 14th May 1974...

    Hi Simon,

    208- Manchester Police 14th May 1974
    275 - Liverpool Police 14th May 1974
    280 - Kent Police 14th June 1974
    373 - Manchester Police 29th March 1975

    Gil
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    You imagine having to wear one for a whole 12...

    You imagine having to wear one for a whole 12 hour shift in hospitals currently!
    Scars on staff faces caused by the masks and sweating that will take time to heal
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    Steve, I don't think thats unique to the States,...

    Steve,
    I don't think thats unique to the States, same across the pond. Lets hope you NEVER see the Delta variant imported from India, otherwise you will see a sharp slide back to where things were...
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    5.56 was a ruthless round on that attack!!

    5.56 was a ruthless round on that attack!!
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    Sadly that sort of spread is not uncommon. ...

    Sadly that sort of spread is not uncommon.
    Bayonets are like bipods, any additional weight at the front end stops a "floating" barrel from doing its job, and one has to expect these types of...
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    Well....................we have Saddam Husseins...

    Well....................we have Saddam Husseins actual AK47 rifle on display in our museum at the Imperial War Museum Duxford in the weapons cabinet taken by The Parachute Regiment in Iraq. His...
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    One has to be fairly optimistic when you see it...

    One has to be fairly optimistic when you see it was possible using an aero model...............I know its now, but the Germans at the time of WW2 were desperate for any solutions.
    Fitted with the...
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    Nazi Super UFOs of WW2 - YouTube...

    Nazi Super UFOs of WW2 - YouTube
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    This is part of the programme, the part I was...

    This is part of the programme, the part I was referring to, was they found the circular test bed in the middle of a forest I thought it was Poland called the HENGE but it may have been the newly...
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    Terrifying thought..............wasn't the...

    Terrifying thought..............wasn't the circular concrete circle found with pillars and straps to hold a saucer down found in a wood in Poland many years ago??
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    Once all the press and hype dies down, I think it...

    Once all the press and hype dies down, I think it will be just another flu virus and dealt with locally by those affected. One assumes, the annual flu injection will have other stuff added to it in...
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    ................................just putting her...

    ................................just putting her to bed:lol:
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    A simple Bore sight, like many anti tank guns in...

    A simple Bore sight, like many anti tank guns in the 50's that used a M8C .50 calibre spotting rifle, which fired a zirconium-tipped spotter tracer round visible past 2,000 yards, it could engage...
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    I live every day in gratitude of what our...

    I live every day in gratitude of what our combined Forces did on that day. It certainly stopped Hitler finalising the equivalent to an A Bomb using rocket technology and even reaching the United...
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    Thats close and personal, and as I said, and it...

    Thats close and personal, and as I said, and it often happens in built up areas and high grassed fields where "first come first serves" is the only motto for survival ;)
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    Accountability time soon.....................just...

    Accountability time soon.....................just wish they would hold their hands up and say, we made a mistake................about as likely as finding 40 buried Spitfires in Burma or finding the...
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    Strangely enough, I do remember polystyrene SLR...

    Strangely enough, I do remember polystyrene SLR packages being delivered to our Battalion armourers, and I vaguely remember thinking as they were being opened, "I'd like one of those new rifles for...
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    :lol::surrender:

    :lol::surrender:
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    ............or out of ammo :sos:

    ............or out of ammo :sos:
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    Jim, You'll remember it was always instilled in...

    Jim,
    You'll remember it was always instilled in training to fix bayonets as a fear tactic, nothing more nothing less!
    It is perhaps regarded as a safety blanket in CQB where you just physically...
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    British and Commonwealth soldiers have always...

    British and Commonwealth soldiers have always been told in training and therafter, that bayonets are for close quarters use, and if attached to a rifle at close quarters, it is then and only then,...
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    In the inevitable enquiry "He won't have a leg to...

    In the inevitable enquiry "He won't have a leg to stand on":)
    Great and valuable service.......we are allowed to make one mistake when the pressures on!
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    Oh well thats the Irish out then....their average...

    Oh well thats the Irish out then....their average family size is 10.:madsmile:
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    We have an "Indian" variant that has appeared...

    We have an "Indian" variant that has appeared here in the UK. We are always the one stop shop for other countries.....nothings changed there then.
    India continues to lose hundreds of thousands of...
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    Blimey the way this virus is mutating it won't be...

    Blimey the way this virus is mutating it won't be long before it develops into a Zombie virus. All the films are coming true lol
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