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    Problem with a message posted

    Once more my thanks Mr Bobbitt. As I said in the commencement message, I had looked through my message file, but, could not find it. Having just looked at the original message offering the book, 107 people have viewed it, yet no one has requested a copy!!!! Do you have any thoughts on how I...
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    Problem with a message posted

    Thanks for that Mr Bobbitt. Whilst no problems with the link, having just tried to search and still cannot find it that way?????  So where has it actually gone/ My apologies for this, it is possible that the new (very expensive ) anti-SPAM software purchased this year may have something to do...
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    Problem with a message posted

    Sir, On Friday night I posted a message making a offer to suppy anyone who subscribes to this list, and who wanted it, a copy of a electronic book that I have nearly completed: "A MOMENT IN TIME" THE BRITISH ARMY  AT A MOMENT IN TIME 1 JULY 2007 : A  LOOK AT THE REGULAR AND TERRITORIAL ARMY...
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    "A Moment In Time" The British Army 1 July 2007

    Ladies and Gentlemen, I have been asked to amplify the notice somewhat.  In the Appendices there is a great deal of information.  Examples being : Carbine SA80A2    After a wait of some 15 years, the MoD  placed in 2005 a £1 million contract with Heckler& Koch to convert 1,400 standard weapons...
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    "A Moment In Time" The British Army 1 July 2007

      Ladies and Gentlemen, Back in May, whilst at a professional conference, I was asked if I could prepare a paper that would give insight to professionals in Australia and New Zealand who are providing professional care to former recent members of the British Army.  This worked out at some...
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    Somalia 2006

    Ladies and Gentlemen, in regard to my last posting, the comments re Ethiopia appear to be coming true.  The UK press this morning : The Telegraph (of London) Call for jihad as Ethiopian troops go into Somalia http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2006/10/10/wsomalia10.xml The...
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    Somalia 2006

    Thanks for the remarks, Jungle.  I wrote to Gunner today that when I was in Canada last year with my eldest brother, we stayed with family (with the LSH and PPCLI) and I actually got the telephone numbers of Messrs Bobbit and O'Leary.  Was going to ring to see how to solve the problem, but, we...
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    "New" Lee Enfield Rifle

    Thank you for your response, Sir, Having sent the correspondence, and my response to it to a number of people in the gun sports trade throughout Australia, and those involved on a professional basis with the civilian arms industry, last night.  None in their reply, have made any other response...
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    Aussie Army May Recruit Asthmatics, Drug Users and Middle Aged

    Ladies and Gentlemen, the initial post of a newspaper article needs amplification. People will be enlisted who have answered yes to the questions : have you suffered from asthma, have you used illicit recreational drugs such as.... A yes response to these automatically negated the...
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    Black Watch Play Coming to Canada, USA

    Ladies and Gentlemen, the play Black Watch, is a extremely effective piece of stage work.  It would not be a Hollywood (or Bollywood) epic, nor a Broadway extreme production, it is a very simple play performed in an ideal for it location, a Army drill hall.  There has been non-stop reviews of...
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    "New" Lee Enfield Rifle

    Ladies and Gentlemen, having been taught to shot with a No 4 as a child, and having owned some 17 during my life, I am always interested in anything to do with this superb piece of military equipment. So my eyes lit up when I saw this message, HOWEVER. May I say that there is in Australia no...
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    Cnd Abn Regt C7A1 Photo

    Ladies and Gentlemen, some days ago I placed in the Military Literature file a short review of a new book : Canadian Airborne Forces since 1942. One of the photos in it has me intrigued, showing a C7A1 with not the normal "Canadian Rail" with the Elcan C79 " but : "One photo is of interest in...
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    Canadian Airborne Forces since 1942

    Ladies and Gentlemen, The prolific pens of Colonel Bernd Horn, and Michel Wyczynski have given us the newly published : HORN Bernd, WYCZYNSKI Michel, plates C Chagas.  Canadian Airborne Forces since 1942.  Osprey Publishing, Elite Series No 143, Oxford, England, 2006. ISBN 1 84176 985 1. As...
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    A question for any "experts" or some of the RCR's that might post here

    Mr Harrison, in regard to your query on Mike Chappell's illustration (book published 1985), the figure shown is actually in 'Levee Dress' not 'Parade Order'. Your persumption that the RCR wore a 'Scarlet' (not red) pugaree is correct, however.  It was the norm in the inter-war period (1919-39)...
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    Somalia 2006

    Ladies and Gentlemen, It has been some years since I looked at this site, due to various reasons (but, mainly relating to a former patient) having been unable to access it.  The purchase of a new PC and software having rectified the problem. Having been in contact with a old friend...
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    Request

    Mr Bobbitt, Due to events beyond my control I have not been to your website for the best part of two years. Having now returned to the human race I am picking up thing that have been in abeyance for this time.    One of which being a text that is in it's final stages, this being a...
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    Truly appalled!!!

    Ladies and Gentlemen My youngest son sent this to me tonight. I had to read it three times before I fully comprehended it, to say I am appalled is to put it mildly. Having comprehended it, all I can say is WHO in Canada would wnat to become a Regular Service Member. I realise that the...
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    Reliability of British SA80 rifle in Iraq

    Ladies and Gentlemen, There has never been such a thing as a SA80 carbine. 22SAS commenced using the AR-15 in 1964 in Borneo, receiving the M16A1 in the 1970‘s. A pool of both types of weapons were held for units in Belize, and those undergoing jungle training. The recce troops of the three...
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    Iraq para drop

    There is no high tech means of deploying tactical military parachutes, the static line is the current, and the only proposed means of deploying a canopy. The US military still uses the T-10 parachute assembly. See : http://www.pioneeraero.com/ms/products/paratroo.html for the various...
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    Iraq para drop

    Sky soldiers dig in on the northern front By Damien McElroy in Harir, northern Iraq (Filed: 28/03/2003) THE TELEGRAPH (OF LONDON, UK) Dozens of white 4x4s carrying American paratroopers raced between airbases and military camps in Kurdistan yesterday hours after they landed in the cradle of a...
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