Soldier awarded VC????? or bloody bad journalist?

#2
Sergeant Alan Gordon Dennis, The Mercian Regiment, was awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross in the recent Operational Honours and Awards list.
 
#3
The full version including the critical words left out:

British soldier with broken arm fought off Taliban
Times online 28 Mar 2010 said:
A SOLDIER who single-handedly fought off a Taliban ambush in Afghanistan has won an honour second only to the Victoria Cross. Sergeant Alan Dennis was blown off his feet when a rocket-propelled grenade exploded in front of him, leaving his left arm paralysed — but he still repulsed his attackers. Dennis, 36, married with two children and from Melbourne, Derbyshire, was awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross for his actions...
 
#5
NO! bad eyesight!,you must go to spec savers
 
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randomgary said:
263A said:
NO! bad eyesight!,you must go to spec savers
lol here is is exactly as its written

"A British soldier has been honoured with a prestigious award for his efforts in Afghanistan, it has been reported.

Sergeant Alan Dennis has been awarded the esteemed Victoria Cross in recognition of single-handedly fighting off a Taliban ambush, despite having a broken arm. "
8) I'll go instead then :oops:
 
#8
Nice to see that they managed to find a fitting photo to accompany the article. He is in the US Army isn't he?

Crappy journalism by anyone's standards.
 

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