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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, 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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    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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    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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    No VC‘s for Afghanistan

    Secret medals for unsung heroes of the SAS and SBS By Michael Smith, Defence Correspondent (Filed: 29/10/2002) The Telegraph Special Air Service (SAS) and Special Boat Service (SBS) troops hailed for their bravery in operations against al-Qa‘eda and Taliban fighters during the war in...
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    Victoria Cross

    Ladies and Gentlemen, re the gentleman‘s cooments that the material which states the metal the VCs are made from is just a pile of slag. Well!! Having been to Hancock‘s the company which manufactures the VC (amongst many other items) in 1999 in Britain. Shown the safe in which the metal is...
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    REVIEW OF AN IMPORTANT BOOK

    A fine military history Canada‘s Army argues that history has shown that professional soldiers perform better than a citizen‘s army of amateurs, but there‘s also much evidence to the contrary YVES TREMBLAY Freelance Saturday, October 05, 2002 Canada‘s Army: Waging War and Keeping the Peace...
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    DND warned soldiers at risk of friendly fire

    Military warned soldiers at risk of friendly fire Report said Canadians ill-equipped Linda Slobodian Calgary Herald Saturday, October 05, 2002 Four months before Canadian troops deployed to Afghanistan, a senior Edmonton soldier fired off a chilling report warning that soldiers lacked...
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    Korean war book for anyone that wants it

    Ladies and Gentlemen, I have down loaded from the Museum of the Royal Ulster Rifles a copy of the book "The Royal Ulster Rifles in Korea", this covers the battalion‘s tour OCt 1950 to Oct 1951. I have brought it into readable form from the scanned text, checked it with a hard copy and...
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    Who wants copy of article

    Ladies and Gentlemen, I had discussion with Mr Bobbit about the following "Have received my latest issue of the French language magazine RAIDS (June 2002) it has a excellent eight page photo article on the bn gp." (this being the 3PPCLI Bn Gp in Afghanistan). I was intending to send the...
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    3PPCLI in Afghanistan

    Mr Bobbit, Have received my latest issue of the French language magazine RAIDS (June 2002) it has a excellent eight page photo article on the bn gp. Would it be OK to post it, and if so how would I do it. I do not have time to translate the article - but - are not all Canadian‘s bilingual by...
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    Cdn Inf comes out on top in restructure

    Ladies and Gentlemen, I copied this whilst I was in Canberra this week. Yours, Jock in Sydney CANADIAN INFANTRY COMES OUT ON TOP IN RESTRUCTURE Sharon Hobson, Ottawa Janes Defence Weekly 22 May 2002 The infantry is the winner in the Canadian Army‘s new 10-year restructuring plan as the...
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    Regimental System under review

    Regimental system going under review Cover-ups a concern: Retired officers say age-old tradition fosters loyalty Tom Blackwell, with files from Michael Friscolanti National Post Tuesday, July 02, 2002 Military officials are launching a major review of the army‘s age-old regimental...
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    CANADA RETAINS LIGHT INFANTRY

    Ladies and Gentlemen, 17 April 2002 Jane‘s Defence Weekly INFANTRY EQUIPMENT Canada Retains light infantry Sharon Hobson JDW Correspondent Ottawa. The Canadian Army has abandoned plans to reduce its regular force strength from 19,350 to 18,400 and to convert two of its three light infantry...
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    Journal Aricticle Needed

    Ladies and Gentlemen, I need some help please. A recent edition of the journal Canadian Military History, has an article on "The Special AIr Service Company." I have just got a message back from Wilfred Laurier University saying they cannot supply a copy of this article. Could anyone in...
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    Absolutely nothing to do with the CFs

    Ladies and Gentlemen, This message has got absolutely nothing to do with anything military, But, I felt I should post something re this. In Australia in the media we rarely ever see anything on Canada (and viz versa in Canada), any tv programmes/movies on TV that we see are usually appalling...
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    SAS heroes may get jubilee VCs

    Ladies and Gentlemen, I find this very bizarre in view of the British Prime Minister (Blair) not endorsing the award of two VCs to SAS soldiers for Afghanistan! Yours, Jock in SYdney May 12, 2002 The Times (of London) SAS heroes may get jubilee VCs James Clark and Alastair McQueen FOR the...
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