A Radio History of Military Shortlifting - no - Shirtlifting

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  1. DOCUMENTARY: Cleaning out the Camp
    On: BBC Radio Four
    Date: Thursday 21st June 2007
    Time: 20:00 to 20:30 (30 minutes long)

    First of two programmes in which Eddie Mair investigates the attitude and policy of the armed services towards homosexuality over the last 60 years. The laissez-faire attitude during the Second World War quickly gave way to an anti-gay crackdown, despite the liberalisation of social attitudes leading up to the Sexual Offences Act of 1967.

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    DOCUMENTARY: Cleaning out the Camp
    On: BBC Radio Four
    Date: Thursday 28th June 2007
    Time: 20:00 to 20:30 (30 minutes long)

    Eddie Mair investigates the attitude and policy of the armed services towards homosexuality over the last 60 years. The second of two programmes looks at the gulf between civil and military law which existed for 33 years between 1967 and 2000, and asks why the armed services maintained its ban on homosexuality for so long.
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  2. Shortlifting = Not carrying far enough? Should'nt that be on a RAF thread?
     
  3. Sorry - typing in "Allo Allo policeman-speak"

    Editing now . . . . :oops:

    (Thanx)
     
  4. No Worries, gave me a smile!
     
  5. . . so I kept it in the title . . .