Army Rumour Service
My grandad, his two brothers on my paternal side and my great-grandad on my maternal side fought for the British Empire in both WW2 and WW1. I want to dedicate this thread to countless men like them who history has forgotten. They have been lost in the mist created by nationalism, religion, changing nomenclature and march of time.
Years ago I was watching Mrs Merton with Bernard Manning and Richard Wilson. We all know Manning's humour but what offended me was not his use of "Pak**" but his comment that there were no "Pak**s" at Arnhem. He might have been right but what I found offensive was his insinuation that non fought in WW2 ....
We are after all a military themed site, this stems from comments on the Carrier Strike thread.
To kick things off I think this will hurt defence hard.
Key political decisions need to be made around the nuclear deterrent, Type 26 and MBT replacement. It's hard to see these issues being at the forefront of politicians minds
If Scotland go for independence we will need revisit those arguments about Faslane and Govan ....
This thread is to discuss the Leave result for the referendum.
What next? Who will lead negotiations?
This is current affairs and normal posting rules apply.
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