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Cold War Photos.

true to a certain extent. In the Falklands, when it was left alone and humming away it worked fine, however moving it every 24hrs in Germany seemed to knack it.
The rock sqn at the camp i finnished at, would set them up adays before annual tests etc and have the lads stagging on to "bed" them in.
 

Brotherton Lad

LE
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Isn’t he wearing an army or police uniform though?

Chimney sweeps in the DDR wore the traditional black dress with a top hat. Forstmeisters went for green with a hunting horn, Like the Rifles here.

Met a few in my time. Lovely blokes, full of wisdom and stories to tell from the 1940s.
 
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We were like coiled springs waiting for the Russians.
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Brotherton Lad

LE
Kit Reviewer
Old I reckon. It’s definitely a military uniform of some kind. Not the top hat like you & BL suggest.
Not that it matters a jot, of course!

He's in chimney sweep rig, I can assure you. Very closely controlled trade union outfit.
 
We were like coiled springs waiting for the Russians.
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Ahhh, the famous British Army SIWAF training environment. Hundreds of thousands of the British military's finest have participated in and become qualified at this. Some even going on to become instructors and organising their own SIWAF events at sub-unit, unit and even formation level.

I have quite a lot of pictures of SIWAF training from the 80's

SIWAF - Sitting in Woods and Forests
 
Ahhh, the famous British Army SIWAF training environment. Hundreds of thousands of the British military's finest have participated in and become qualified at this. Some even going on to become instructors and organising their own SIWAF events at sub-unit, unit and even formation level.

I have quite a lot of pictures of SIWAF training from the 80's

SIWAF - Sitting in Woods and Forests

That was our role, they were always going to come to us.
Wherever I went in my Chieftain or 438 there was always one of these.
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Swingfire separated sight deployed in this one
 

QRK2

LE
Ahhh, the famous British Army SIWAF training environment. Hundreds of thousands of the British military's finest have participated in and become qualified at this. Some even going on to become instructors and organising their own SIWAF events at sub-unit, unit and even formation level.

I have quite a lot of pictures of SIWAF training from the 80's

SIWAF - Sitting in Woods and Forests

Having had specialist training we did more LDIWAF.
 

Arte_et_Marte

ADC
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Top one looks like the cam we used at 4 Armd, except Ray Fa..... had the bright idea of producing a brick stencil and spraying one side of the hessian as red bricks leaving the other side blank. Surprisingly effective when used in the right circumstances.
If you mean workshops, when were you at 4 Armd mate?
 

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