French Army tries to burn down Marseille

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by Litotes, Jul 23, 2009.

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  1. Having seen how range fires can burn out of control...,

    From the Telegraph website!

    Do you think a Range Safety Officer is for the high jump?

  2. See this is why i dont like france!! :D
  3. Sure it was not just the Navy trying to finish off what they started at Mers-el-Kébir?

    Garçon! My coat please.......
  4. HE and tinderbox-dry scrub aren't a good mix? Well I never...

    Having said that, Marseille is a toilet. I'd have used it as an excuse to finish the place off.
  5. Chaos was ensured when Les Pompiers turned up - the French Gunners tried to surrender to them. This surprise (?) capitulation stopped them getting their hoses out and then, reverting to type, they all ran away together.
  6. Zut alors.... quelle barbe.
  7. See we shouldn't have give it back after the second world war. This is what happens when you let the locals govern themselves, doesn't happen in Gibraltar does it.... No, well there ya go then.