A soldier of 131 Independent Commando Squadron (Volunteers) of the British Royal Engineers, weathers the sandstorm outside his tent in the northern Kuwaiti desert, Wednesday March 26, 2003. (AP Photo/ Tom Whitehead/POOL)
Edited by Humph De Til to ensure that the erstwhile reader knows that 131 are a TA unit!!!
Reference the great snap of the bloke clearing mines - is this the first press release of the elite RE Backward-Breaching Squad, or is that photographer REALLY stood in the 'naughty' side of the minefield? ???
Did have the same thought myself ....... maybe its the latest technique being taught by BEW. However seeing as how most of the sprogs are lightweights it would be possible for them to breach backwards.
Monday March 24, 07:20 AM
British Royal Engineers direct a Chinook helicopter as it comes in to lower a mobile bridge on the banks of the Shat Al Basra across from Umm Qasr, southern Iraq, Sunday March 23, 2003. (AP Photo/Tom Whitehead/pool)
I already tried that, but when you cut and paste the url properties into a browser, it goes a bit squiffy.
It looks like it's from CNN somewhere on their Middle East area but I can't find the start point.
Thanks anyway Matt, I tried that a while back on that lovely picture on your signature. Is that from one of your "special" sites, or just a couple of your mates you took a picture of? If it's the latter, what booze do you want me to bring round your pad next time!