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Old 21st Apr 2020, 11:44
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dagenham
 
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Originally Posted by Lordflasheart View Post
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Operation Bibber - (the second one) is mentioned here as well -

https://www.arrse.co.uk/community/th...-1960s.133630/

Also mentioned in the 2008 book 'High Stakes' by Vic Flintham, extract here

https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=...201961&f=false

Another book is mentioned within one of ORAC's links above.
I believe the Brits also built a decent airfield or two in Thailand in that time-frame.

Put all together, that's a lot of military effort we didn't hear about in Blighty.
Grandad says there were'nt no fbook or twooter then, only bluies.

What's a bluie Jack ?

.... LFH
Bluie’s where issued air mail letters and envelopes in one.
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