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Operation BANNER ends

Old 2nd Aug 2007, 17:34
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TheWizard - Aye, the signs on the side of the mill do bring back memories, especially the TSW one in the middle.

I actually used to like G40 but you can keep R850, bloody place felt like a prison.
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Old 2nd Aug 2007, 17:38
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Does anyone know what will happen to the Garden of Remembrance situated at R850?
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Old 2nd Aug 2007, 18:07
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I believe its being moved to Lisburn (as are the signs).
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Old 2nd Aug 2007, 18:15
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Thanks for the info THS.
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Old 25th Aug 2007, 20:29
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The link to the MOD FoI site no longer works.

I recently found an article on the mighty Wessex on the web. Since Northern Ireland and 72 Sqn are mentioned I thought it suitable for posting here.

The Unsung Workhorse

Shortly after lift-off, the helicopter arrived over the Louch, and descended to extremely low level. There was no visibility with the naked eye, but with the NVG in place, even the dimmest light was clearly visible with a greenish hue. A smart yacht came into view, bristling with antennae. The Wessex formated with the vessel, with the wheels of the helicopter almost touching the aerials. The two craft remained in this low-level union for several minutes, before the helo departed, leaving the yacht to carry out its clandestine mission.

One of these perhaps?

All three services played a part in keeping the level of violence down so that a political process could take place.

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