Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
Hop To
Page 4 of 4 1 2 3 4
#4413572 - 03/29/18 08:17 PM Re: OT - visit to the front UPDATED 27/3 WITH MONTAUBAN AND THIEPVAL (SOMME) AND BERTINCOURT-VELU AERODROME [Re: Raine]  
Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 584
Shredward Offline
Member
Shredward  Offline
Member

Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 584
Lake Louise, AB Canada
And to add to Raines account of the attack. not only did they jump off from the reserve trenches, but if you stand where the German trenches were, you can see that anyone approaching from the British trenches, because of the lay of the land, is silhouetted against the skyline. The Germans picked their ground well.
Cheers,
shredward


We will remember them.
#4413573 - 03/29/18 08:23 PM Re: OT - visit to the front UPDATED 27/3 WITH MONTAUBAN AND THIEPVAL (SOMME) AND BERTINCOURT-VELU AERODROME [Re: Raine]  
Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 1,511
JJJ65 Online cool
Member
JJJ65  Online Cool
Member

Joined: Jul 2010
Posts: 1,511
Czech Rep.
Thx for sharing, Raine. You can feel the mood and terror of the past.

#4413677 - 03/30/18 12:04 PM Re: OT - visit to the front UPDATED 27/3 WITH MONTAUBAN AND THIEPVAL (SOMME) AND BERTINCOURT-VELU AERODROME [Re: Raine]  
Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,133
MajorMagee Online content
Member
MajorMagee  Online Content
Member

Joined: Mar 2006
Posts: 2,133
Dayton, OH
My visit to Verdun in 1983 changed my perspective on being a soldier. After that I made our unofficial motto "Prepared To Fight, But No Too Proud To Hide!", which was quite suitable for a Special Weapons Ordnance/MP unit at the time.


Service To The Line,
On The Line,
On Time

US Army Ordnance Corps.
#4413723 - 03/30/18 02:44 PM Re: OT - visit to the front UPDATED 27/3 WITH MONTAUBAN AND THIEPVAL (SOMME) AND BERTINCOURT-VELU AERODROME [Re: MajorMagee]  
Joined: Jul 2014
Posts: 1,368
Raine Offline
Member
Raine  Offline
Member

Joined: Jul 2014
Posts: 1,368
New Brunswick, Canada
Originally Posted by MajorMagee
My visit to Verdun in 1983 changed my perspective on being a soldier. After that I made our unofficial motto "Prepared To Fight, But No Too Proud To Hide!", which was quite suitable for a Special Weapons Ordnance/MP unit at the time.
i

I love it! I've noticed a difference in leadership ethos between army (especially infantry) and navy. Naval officers who say "follow me" to their crew don't need to worry about checking over their shoulder a bit later to see if anyone is actually there.

Page 4 of 4 1 2 3 4

Moderated by  Polovski 

Quick Search
Recent Articles
Support SimHQ

If you shop on Amazon use this Amazon link to support SimHQ
.
Social


Recent Topics
What Will Be The Next "Big Thing"?
by F4UDash4. 12/10/18 03:57 PM
Miami vs. New England
by PanzerMeyer. 12/10/18 03:31 PM
Anyone watch Live PD....
by KraziKanuK. 12/10/18 12:58 PM
Another Good One Passes
by rwatson. 12/10/18 11:17 AM
AMAZING!!!
by Marc. 12/09/18 12:49 AM
For Anyone with Shares of GE
by Haggart. 12/08/18 06:02 PM
Christmas Gift for a Flight Sim Enthusiast....
by F4UDash4. 12/07/18 09:18 PM
It's that Laphroaig time of year
by letterboy1. 12/07/18 07:40 PM
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0