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    There are a few which is typical in the UK at the...

    There are a few which is typical in the UK at the moment, who think it was a publicity stunt. He is a father and knows a simple letter on headed note paper will make all the difference to the boy. It...
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    Bob, I am sure it will still be the same, make a...

    Bob,
    I am sure it will still be the same, make a special trip...............memories!. My point of the thread was that, in those dark days of WW2 the concrete they put together, mostly by hand...
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    LEGION ETRANGER

    Always worth remembering the bravery of the lads: Commando Hubert the Burkina Faso Mission | May 2019 - YouTube
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    PRIME MINISTERS LETTER

    This is all it takes, and credit to where credits due, he didn't need to but he did. This young lad will ALWAYS remember that.
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    They were made so well the seas after 75 years...

    They were made so well the seas after 75 years still find it hard to break them down, testimont to the engineering and would certainly have stopped many a shell.
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    PILLBOXES THAT HAVE LASTED 75 YEARS

    These are from Yorkshire with most positioned at and around CAYTON BAY in Yorkshire.
  7. Nice photo mate. I spent many months at Keston...

    Nice photo mate. I spent many months at Keston with my inventions and thoughts on scents, thanks primarily to John Stevens who had lots of faith in me, leter to become Lord Stevens after the Met...
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    Yes absolutely and what they do best...........recognise those who have been kind to them, they will NEVER forget. Breaks my heart to see any animals suffer, especially dogs and cats. Getting too...
  9. What has changed sadly after speaking to one of...

    What has changed sadly after speaking to one of my dog handler mates in the Police who has just retired as a young person really ex Military as well at mid 50's.
    His dog which he found and trained...
  10. VICTORIA CROSS EQUIVALENT FOR KUNO IN AFGHANISTAN

    What a great story of an heroic effort to save his handler and being awarded the Dickin Medal.
    Such a lovely dog, hope he lives the rest of his life in peace!

    Meet Kuno, the fearless military dog...
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    :lol::lol: Steve.........."I can Sit and watch"...

    :lol::lol: Steve.........."I can Sit and watch" being the operative words there sat in front of big fire whilst they freeze their butts off in the snow. Totally agree :thup:
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    Sadly for us Brits, he cheated and couldn't find...

    Sadly for us Brits, he cheated and couldn't find it in himself to admit to it by hand balling a goal in the world cup.

    That said he was a good footballer, but my money has always been on George...
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    Quite and easy thing to achieve a good quality...

    Quite and easy thing to achieve a good quality copy. Here's a link to the third and second pattern with the price variation, good luck:

    Fairbairn Sykes Commando Knife, 3rd Pattern
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    Got ten minutes in.............found it visually...

    Got ten minutes in.............found it visually quite hard to watch. Think the pupil see's etchings over original filmed characters and it was that doubling that initially is hard to absorb, and...
  15. Thread: Owen Gun

    by Gil Boyd
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    A lovely example John of one of the best SMG's of...

    A lovely example John of one of the best SMG's of all time, really envious. It was my best friend for quite some time and never missed a beat even in the worst conditions :thup:
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    Cipolletti Vincen, Welcome to the site. ...

    Cipolletti Vincen,
    Welcome to the site.

    Cipoletti says:

    Good evening, thanks for the entry placed here 'I still have to orient myself, in Italy these weapons we love are called ex ordinance.
    ...
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    There seems to have been a nature of, "What do...

    There seems to have been a nature of, "What do you want to have as a sidearm for defence" attitude in the 60/70's, and some had Mini Rugers, dependant on what airframe the pilot found himself, and...
  18. Thread: ENFORCER 298

    by Gil Boyd
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    Yes proud owner of my old issue Enforcer for many...

    Yes proud owner of my old issue Enforcer for many years, and as I have said many times on here, they are only going up in price, like the L42A1.

    Still swear by GGG 7.62x51 ammo rather than...
  19. Thread: Owen Gun

    by Gil Boyd
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    It made infinate sense didn't it, that a magazine...

    It made infinate sense didn't it, that a magazine feeding rounds into a chamber from above was always going to work well, however, the Sterling did the same job as long as you rested the springs in...
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    They copy anything, and when they do, whoever is...

    They copy anything, and when they do, whoever is the main stamper can't even stick to the script example COCKA COLA:lol:
    Some of the instructions you get have to be a wind up...........they make no...
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    Daan, The aircraft and helicopter pilots I knew...

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    The aircraft and helicopter pilots I knew who were in the main ex Vietnam Vets who were in the Police Force when we spoke, spoke of reliability and didn't need so much TLC in the cleaning...
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    Never let you down and so easy to clean!!

    Never let you down and so easy to clean!!
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    Jim, You'll probably know this anyway, but lots...

    Jim,
    You'll probably know this anyway, but lots of the U.S fighter pilots had the Detective, as it was out of the way most of the time and hopefully never going to be used, but when it was needed it...
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    Reliability and more...

    Reliability and more control.....................;)
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    See the last few seconds of the video the British...

    See the last few seconds of the video the British lad had sorted himself out a decent looking German rifle slung over his shoulder :thup:
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