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France accuses UK military of war crimes.

Old 25th Oct 2008, 14:15
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France accuses UK military of war crimes.

French accuse English of war crimes and exaggeration over Agincourt - Telegraph

With that in mind, I would like to offer this by way of an apology and an expression of my profound regret at the sense of injustice and inadequacy that the little poppets must be feeling.

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Old 25th Oct 2008, 14:23
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no English academics have been invited to today's conference in France
Can't imagine why. Anybody any ideas?
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Old 25th Oct 2008, 14:44
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Can you blame the English after this earlier humiliation?


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So will this in turn mean that in WW2, the French lions were all set to kick the schnitzel out of Jerry until the tripe-eating surrender-monkey Brits ran home to Blighty then?

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Wouldn't suprise me with this lot if an apology of some sort in offered,they don't care about our present day Armed forces.

Trouble is that we whipped the Froggies that often that they can't decide which battle to bring up. Still maybe they ought to think that the two fingered salute originates from our longbow men showing their drawing fingers intact in that very battle.

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"they will say that the foreign invaders used numerous underhand tactics against an honourable enemy"

"When the Duke of Alenšon, who commanded the second division of the French army, had failed to put an axe through Henry, he tried to surrender but was killed by the King's 40-strong bodyguard"
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If you ever visit Waterloo i recommend you visit the giant donut shaped building that has an huge wrap around painting of the battle, complete with a battlefield type noise effects.

Built by the French in the early part of the last century it depicts the battle as seen by the French, except for one vital bit!!!!
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Storm, Cup, A, Tea, A, In.
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Absolutely definitely not. It was a major battle.
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France accuses UK military of war crimes

I always thought reason the French were do upset by Agincourt was that their aristocracy in the shape of their mounted knights were slaughtered by the English peasant archers.
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Perhaps the French are planning to seek reparations as a way through the credit crisis. I do hope our beloved leader is ready for it
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Have a look at www.google.com type in French Military Victories and click "I'm feeling Lucky" (also worth clicking on what comes up)

An oldie but a goodie
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not done that before - lmfao!
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History is written by the victors.

Thus the French don't really do military history.
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Fromage eating surrender monkeys

I always liked the Stormin' Norman Schwarzkopf observation that "going to war without the French is like going deer hunting without your accordion."
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The French can sod off! It must have been a good scrap, one of my ancestors was knighted on the field by the king!!

Sour grapes because they lost!!!

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Don't forget though that the Frogs did show big match temperament and scored the all-important away goal at Hastings in the 1066 UEFA Cup.
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Strictly speaking though the Normans were in fact scandinavian norsemen who settled in "Normandy" so truth be known the French lost there land to Vikings who then attacked England in 1066, so in actual fact no away French goal... or where fielding an ineligible player!!
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So why do the French plant trees all along the side of the road??
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So that invading armies can march in the shade.....
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