Battle of Bastion.....revisited!

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  1. Its in the Wail from a article done in GQ.
    Love the cartoon drawings or Bastion, not exactly POW camp fences is it!!!
    And no mention of the heroic RAF Regt coming to the rescue....well not the way those Osprey slotting dudes would say!

    The Untold Story of the Battle of Bastion
     
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  2. the_boy_syrup

    the_boy_syrup LE Book Reviewer

    The Nations premier airfield defence Corps dosen't need cheap publicity in GQ
    They blaze a path of glory for others to follow.
     
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  3. "**** that!" the Brit chief said. He wanted to wait for backup. "Everybody get back behind the walls."

    PMSL! Bravo rock ape, you were the back-up!!


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  4. Clearly bollocks: "...savoring mouthfuls of the cool night air".
     
  5. But not at the same time: "When the British quick-reaction team eventually showed up twenty minutes later"...
     
  6. Somebody's been reading waaay too much Clunge.
     
  7. I liked it. It was all warry and shit. I'm going to start using phrases such as 'helos', 'the bird' and only remember about secure comms and secret phone lines when it all kicks off.
     
  8. I assume 'the training kicked in' at some point? I couldn't bring myself to actually read the tripe.
     
  9. It was just like the old Commando comics, sorry, graphic novels. Except the British bulldog spirit was lacking in the crab QRF, apparently. They weren't willing to go up against a wounded Taliban; that's when they are most dangerous. The American steely-eyed dealer of death had to put him out of his misery before the brylcreem boys would dare look over the parapet!


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  10. Needs more Rockape/Body Armour Blue on Blue action.
     
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  11. Well I for one was inspired. Now whats for breakfast?
     
  12. Did it inspire you to go off and save the "little guy" in Syria yet as you feel others should do?
     
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  13. Oh look an internet stalker :party:
     
  14. Where?!
     
  15. Oh look, personal slights already! Giggle!