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    The Western Front, Then and Now

    I have this interesting book, published in 1938, containing many black and white images of the Western Front photographed in 1918 and again in 1938. My copy was purchased new by my grandfather and...
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    Thanks for that, I'm pleased that I wasn't the...

    Thanks for that, I'm pleased that I wasn't the only person to watch the documentary.

    I couldn't quite figure out what was going on with loading the rounds hence the thread here.

    Thanks for all...
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    Ok thanks chaps for that. What sort of era would...

    Ok thanks chaps for that. What sort of era would you think? Thanks
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    It was late when I wrote the post. The question...

    It was late when I wrote the post. The question was/is, are Bofors guns capable of firing single shells/multiple single shells or do the shells always have to be put in clips before firing?
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    Mystery Para Badge

    I found this para badge in my late father's box of miscellaneous cloth badges, buttons and other odds and ends. I've no idea where it came from, what nation it is from or what age it is. It quite...
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    Boors Gun Firing

    I was watching a documentary recently which contained some achieve film footage of Bofors guns in action in /France following D-Day. Part of the footage seemed to show single shells being passed to...
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    I was thinking a refurbished original but...

    I was thinking a refurbished original but difficult to tell especially when the entire item is not pictured.
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    Possibly a difficult question to answer when only...

    Possibly a difficult question to answer when only a minimalist part of the bayonet is pictured in your post. Why not post pics of the entire bayonet?
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    I would say if there is no "Broad-Arrow" or other...

    I would say if there is no "Broad-Arrow" or other British military marking then it's not military issue but it could be private purchase for use by an officer.
  10. I would suggest posting photos so people get a...

    I would suggest posting photos so people get a better understanding of exactly what you are referring to.

    I assume that the link in your post is your personal email address and not a link to pics....
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    Yes that's true. I was thinking of those that...

    Yes that's true. I was thinking of those that died from the affects of being gassed some time after the end of WW1.
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    If one counts all those who died in the 1920's as...

    If one counts all those who died in the 1920's as a result from their WW1 service the true casualty figures will probably never be known.
  13. Yep all eating utensils are potentially...

    Yep all eating utensils are potentially dangerous, even chop sticks. Far safer to have one's sustenance intravenously.
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    Failing your medical for National service did't...

    Failing your medical for National service did't mean automatically that you didn't have to do it. When my father failed his medical for National Service, in the middle of the Korean war, due to...
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    A little while ago I was trying to explain to a...

    A little while ago I was trying to explain to a member of the younger generation what "National Service" was. I explained that it was compulsory, no ifs or buts, provided you passed the medical. I...
  16. Could you provide some evidence to back-up this...

    Could you provide some evidence to back-up this statement, please?

    WWA Ltd ask for photo I.D. to confirm age. Knives
  17. My reading and interpretation of Post Office...

    My reading and interpretation of Post Office rules is that the only knives that they won't ship are the ones that are banned under UK law? (Which shouldn't be shipped anyway to/within the UK.)...
  18. Thanks Bob, fascinating.

    Thanks Bob, fascinating.
  19. Is the engine still in running order at the...

    Is the engine still in running order at the museum?
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    Will .303 magazines fit in the Italian .30-06...

    Will .303 magazines fit in the Italian .30-06 magazine transit box?
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    Diamond T?

    When sorting through some things today I came across this image which is not captioned. Is it a Diamond T?

    Perhaps someone can confirm exactly what it is please?
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    Yes that's correct and one of my late grans who...

    Yes that's correct and one of my late grans who worked/helped out in a Red Cross hospital, in the UK, during WW1. Somewhere I have a photo of here dressed in a Red Cross nurse's uniform although she...
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    Both my grandfathers were 14 years old when WW1...

    Both my grandfathers were 14 years old when WW1 ended and there were British soldiers of that age serving in WW1, I believe, against all the rules, but not my grandfathers. Wind forward to WW2 and...
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    I copied the pics from original 1950's prints...

    I copied the pics from original 1950's prints that are captioned on the back.

    According to my late father, when John D. first came back, on one occasion, he decided to walk round Clacton wearing a...
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    1950's New York

    While sorting through a few things recently I came across these photos of 1950's New York which were taken by a chap who worked with my late father when my family was in business in the 1950's. The...
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