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Old 18 August 2016, 15:19   #1
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Bouncer & Black Pig go to Normandy

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Old 18 August 2016, 15:30   #2
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Old 20 August 2016, 00:03   #3
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It is quite humbling to think of the poor sods that arrived by landing craft and had to climb those cliffs whilst under constant fire only to discover the guns hadn't arrived / been moved.
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Old 20 August 2016, 02:30   #4
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It is quite humbling to think of the poor sods that arrived by landing craft and had to climb those cliffs whilst under constant fire only to discover the guns hadn't arrived / been moved.

It certainly is, especially when you view it from the seaward side.
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I wonder what they would think if they could hear the average conversation moaning about the price of fuel or queuing for three hours to get a stitch in a cut finger


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I wonder what they would think if they could hear the average conversation moaning about the price of fuel or queuing for three hours to get a stitch in a cut finger


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👍I saw a headline last week about strikes on southern rail bringing "misery" to thousands. For me, misery is being shot at, bombed, starved, walking 5miles each way for clean water. Not having an enforced day off work or being late for your morning latte.


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👍I saw a headline last week about strikes on southern rail bringing "misery" to thousands. For me, misery is being shot at, bombed, starved, walking 5miles each way for clean water. Not having an enforced day off work or being late for your morning latte.


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��I saw a headline last week about strikes on southern rail bringing "misery" to thousands. For me, misery is being shot at, bombed, starved, walking 5miles each way for clean water. Not having an enforced day off work or being late for your morning latte.


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Those soldiers only gave 100% of themselves footballers give 120% .


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Those soldiers only gave 100% of themselves footballers give 120% .


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