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4th Nov 2018, 20:48
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Posted By Danny42C

Invidious to name names, so thank you all for the...

Invidious to name names, so thank you all for the concern, good wishes and sympathy heaped on me and my Mary (she is, literally, my "Life Support Machine").

Must be costing the NHS an arm and...
4th Nov 2018, 18:54
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Posted By Danny42C

AndrewClark, Bit puzzled about your "4PDC"...

AndrewClark,

Bit puzzled about your "4PDC" (obviously "Personnel" - something - Centre)", but would guess it would be a "Transit Camp", where he would've been issued Tropical Uniform (Khaki Drill...
3rd Nov 2018, 18:09
Replies: 36
Views: 4,864
Posted By Danny42C

mole man (your #11), "I may be in Cologne...

mole man (your #11),

"I may be in Cologne working..."

Do you know what happened to the Volkspark ? At the end of the war the Control Commission built an estate of posh houses for themselves on...
3rd Nov 2018, 17:00
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Posted By Danny42C

Reader123 (#12454), Lovely pics, note a...

Reader123 (#12454),

Lovely pics, note a point:

Pic 5 ("probably Calcutta") shows both types wearing the Aussie Bush Hat (far more convenient than the Cap SD, as you could screw the Bush Hat up...
2nd Nov 2018, 19:40
Replies: 56,684
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Posted By Danny42C

A few at random: "There was this bird in a...

A few at random:

"There was this bird in a biplane" ............(bashed in nose)

"More in hope than with any expectation" (aircraft steps) or "Who's pinched our aeroplane" ... or "No, we are...
28th Oct 2018, 18:05
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Posted By Danny42C

MPN11 (#12442), You are right: "The Burma...

MPN11 (#12442),

You are right: "The Burma Star was instituted by the United Kingdom in May 1945 for award to those who had served in operations in the Burma Campaign from 11 December 1941 to 2...
27th Oct 2018, 20:47
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Posted By Danny42C

MPN11, He'd get the Burma Star just for...

MPN11,

He'd get the Burma Star just for being in the theatre. Everyone out there would get it.
I have it. It was just a campaign medal like any other - not an award.
27th Oct 2018, 14:58
Replies: 129
Views: 56,712
Posted By Danny42C

Regarding #56, (a) Harry's RAF Uniform fits...

Regarding #56,

(a) Harry's RAF Uniform fits like an old sack ("nice bit of stuff - when are you going to have it made up ?")

(b) When I was serving, beards were a no-no (Kings excepted !) Only...
27th Oct 2018, 14:13
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Posted By Danny42C

"Damn - all my pet budgies that I used to keep in...

"Damn - all my pet budgies that I used to keep in the rigging to keep me company have all got out !"
26th Oct 2018, 16:52
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Posted By Danny42C

"It was a perfectly good three point landing -...

"It was a perfectly good three point landing - two wings a nose !"
26th Oct 2018, 12:27
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Posted By Danny42C

All, I am humbled and gratified by the...

All,

I am humbled and gratified by the extent of your good wishes for my "recovery". Alas, at my age, this is too much to expect. The best I can hope for is to fend off the Grim Reaper as long as...
26th Oct 2018, 12:12
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Posted By Danny42C

"It come to pieces in me 'and, Mum !"

"It come to pieces in me 'and, Mum !"
25th Oct 2018, 17:27
Replies: 60
Views: 10,868
Posted By Danny42C

Long, long ago a Canberra dropped a practice bomb...

Long, long ago a Canberra dropped a practice bomb on the Theddlethorpe ranges.

It went rather wide, landing on the "Prussian Queen" pub (to be exact, on the Ladies, luckily unoccupied at the...
25th Oct 2018, 17:06
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Views: 3,546,109
Posted By Danny42C

Chugalug et al, Thank you all for your...

Chugalug et al,

Thank you all for your good wishes in your #12413 of 23/10/18 and #12416 and #12417 of 24/10/18 and today's #12421. #12420 ? - not so sure !

Laptop is behaving itself pro...
25th Oct 2018, 15:59
Replies: 56,684
Views: 8,044,564
Posted By Danny42C

"Stick your Wing Into the Deck, That's the...

"Stick your Wing
Into the Deck,
That's the Thing
Saves your Neck"
22nd Oct 2018, 15:04
Replies: 12,698
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Posted By Danny42C

Icare9 (#12410),No, he is flat on his back, hors...

Icare9 (#12410),No, he is flat on his back, hors de combat, getting TLC from his devoted daughter (from whose laptop this is coming),

Meanwhile his own laptop is "under the knife" at local...
22nd Oct 2018, 14:34
Replies: 56,684
Views: 8,044,564
Posted By Danny42C

The feeder connection flight from Waggawagga had...

The feeder connection flight from Waggawagga had been delayed !
18th Oct 2018, 17:05
Replies: 56,684
Views: 8,044,564
Posted By Danny42C

"Well, Silver City made a good living from this...

"Well, Silver City made a good living from this Car Ferry lark a few years ago !"l
17th Oct 2018, 19:32
Replies: 56,684
Views: 8,044,564
Posted By Danny42C

"Yes, I've been knocked about a bit - but you...

"Yes, I've been knocked about a bit - but you should see the other fella !"
14th Oct 2018, 14:56
Replies: 56,684
Views: 8,044,564
Posted By Danny42C

"Will I be charged Air Passenger Duty on top of...

"Will I be charged Air Passenger Duty on top of my Bus Fare ?"
13th Oct 2018, 18:55
Replies: 56,684
Views: 8,044,564
Posted By Danny42C

"Help - we're being shanghai' d !"

"Help - we're being shanghai' d !"
13th Oct 2018, 18:52
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Posted By Danny42C

"I only wanted to go a couple of stops...

"I only wanted to go a couple of stops !"
11th Oct 2018, 12:21
Replies: 12,698
Views: 3,546,109
Posted By Danny42C

Fantom Zorbin et al, Thank you all ! - ...

Fantom Zorbin et al,

Thank you all ! - glad to be back (WD40s the stuff for Babbage Mk.I s). "Pearls" - a rather unfortunate analogy, perhaps ...... ?

Mug ? - one of Laura Ashley's finest...
11th Oct 2018, 11:49
Replies: 56,684
Views: 8,044,564
Posted By Danny42C

" ♫ But I've still got to render my A-25 ! ♫...

" ♫ But I've still got to render my A-25 ! ♫ "
11th Oct 2018, 11:39
Replies: 56,684
Views: 8,044,564
Posted By Danny42C

"Shove it over the side - it'll be on Lend-Lease...

"Shove it over the side - it'll be on Lend-Lease anyway !"
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