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Forum: General Discussion 25-02-2014, 00:20
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I contented myself with just the burgers...

I contented myself with just the burgers...
Forum: General Discussion 23-02-2014, 17:16
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An Instruction Book for operating and servicing...

An Instruction Book for operating and servicing the Infantry Tank Mk IV, (Churchill) Mark I....
Forum: General Discussion 15-02-2014, 00:42
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I bought mine last weekend, I'm quite enjoying it...

I bought mine last weekend, I'm quite enjoying it actually :p For me it was the easiest way of lerning my way round Android reliably....and if not reliable then I can walk back into my local store...
Forum: General Discussion 14-02-2014, 11:47
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Out on the tiles tonight? :D

Out on the tiles tonight? :D
Forum: General Discussion 14-02-2014, 11:46
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Box set BSG series four from the local charity...

Box set BSG series four from the local charity shop for 3 :D

That's me sorted for the next 24 hours...unless the power goes off again! :o
Forum: General Discussion 06-12-2013, 21:01
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A packet of M&S mini jaffa Cakes and a Sony...

A packet of M&S mini jaffa Cakes and a Sony Xperia E.
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 19:56
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Well...certainly in the late 1940s and 1950s they...

Well...certainly in the late 1940s and 1950s they did, Westinghouse engineers oversaw the fitment of the reactor installations in USN subs and later surface ships, and two Westinghouse technicians...
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 18:08
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James - ...but it did and does contribute...

James -



...but it did and does contribute knowledge, manpower, skills etc. to "military" missions; I presume that NASA for instance didn't simply ship its tens of thousands of employees out of the...
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 18:04
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Hoess wasn't "higher up" - he was IN the system...

Hoess wasn't "higher up" - he was IN the system and working it; Eichmann was above him, so Eichmann was cascading knowledge down to him, not exaggerated figures upwards ;) Hoess for example would...
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 17:59
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Exactly. Events in Iraq should be measured in...

Exactly. Events in Iraq should be measured in regard to what international laws that have or have not been broken IN IRAQ; comparing events there in very recent years to events in the Third and...
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 17:55
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Hi, I was just replying to this bit... The...

Hi, I was just replying to this bit...



The point is - ORs' attempts to escape were not "legitimate", technically ;) Those poor buggers had to put up with their lot....
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 17:45
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SeeEmma, an interesting reply - and one that...

SeeEmma, an interesting reply - and one that shows you've misunderstood totally what I said.

I'm not denying the human tragedy of what has happened in iraq - but it stands or falls as a "genocide"...
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 17:35
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There is ONE thing I should say on the comparison...

There is ONE thing I should say on the comparison of the Holocaust and deaths in Iraq...

No matter what the figures are...a genocide of crime against humanity should be measured for itself as a...
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 17:24
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SeeEmma (and Cosmo) - the figure that Polish...

SeeEmma (and Cosmo) - the figure that Polish authorities can ascertain from the surviving records they hold or have access to is @1.1 million....but noone has claimed that these records are 100%...
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 17:19
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MrQuirke - only officers had the right under the...

MrQuirke - only officers had the right under the Conventions to attempt to escape, this right was NOT preserved for Other Ranks. Likewise ORs were obligated to work for the imprisoning Power, unlike...
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 17:14
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SeeEmma - the legendary Auscwitz death toll...

SeeEmma - the legendary Auscwitz death toll plaque was actually removed in 1989, after MANY complaints as to its misleading wording...

Communist Polish and Soviet authorities maintained a figure...
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 16:58
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For historians - one of the the major issues with...

For historians - one of the the major issues with criminalising holocaust Denial in most of Europe is that it does make research into the Holocaust very difficult indeed!

Many academical, archival...
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 16:48
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Bob - 1/ Soldiers who ended up as POWs had the...

Bob -

1/ Soldiers who ended up as POWs had the legal right to expect equitable treatment for POWs as laid down in the Hague and Geneva Conventions....not to be shot.

2/ ever heard of conscription?...
Forum: General Discussion 31-12-2010, 16:26
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Posted By phylo_roadking
I've been in two minds about posting in this...

I've been in two minds about posting in this thread - for I normally avoid Holocaust debates simply because they never saty "clean" - as nearly three pages of this thread shows :p But there are some...
Forum: General Discussion 27-12-2010, 20:46
Replies: 41
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Posted By phylo_roadking
I've gone one better than that ;) Keep you posted.

I've gone one better than that ;) Keep you posted.
Forum: General Discussion 27-12-2010, 19:16
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Posted By phylo_roadking
Well....the War against Japan for instance wasn't...

Well....the War against Japan for instance wasn't to be formally ended until the Treaty of San Franciso in 1951! VJ Day until then was a period of formal Occupation.

Officers and ratings could still...
Forum: General Discussion 26-12-2010, 21:12
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Posted By phylo_roadking
...or is is to do with the recent EU regulations...

...or is is to do with the recent EU regulations concerning the use of lead in things like solder? ;)
Forum: General Discussion 26-12-2010, 21:05
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Posted By phylo_roadking
11:11, not a Mossie - a Sea Hornet, a navalised...

11:11, not a Mossie - a Sea Hornet, a navalised Hornet http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea_Hornet

Same planform, obviously from the same drawing table - but a very different beast.
Forum: General Discussion 26-12-2010, 19:32
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Posted By phylo_roadking
For me it ws the lack of the "crank" that the...

For me it ws the lack of the "crank" that the Hellcat's wing has - that's why I was pausing the film to get a good look when I noticed the glint.

It also doesn't seem to have the "double chin" of...
Forum: General Discussion 26-12-2010, 19:07
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Posted By phylo_roadking
Carlos, I think you're correct; if you pause the...

Carlos, I think you're correct; if you pause the film at between 7 and 8 seconds, you can JUST see sunlight glint off the rear turret. Also, the wings don't seem to have the short horizontal section...
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