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MrBlueSky1960
08-27-2007, 12:08 PM
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Well actually it's only one... A day many years ago now in a county where I live and where most of my family lived as this was happening all around them...



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MB_Avro_UK
08-27-2007, 04:08 PM
Thanks for posting http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

Liked the bit about the Spitfire that made a belly landing and the pilot was met with a cup of tea...priceless!

Best Regards,
MB_Avro.

Xiolablu3
08-27-2007, 04:49 PM
WHat bad luck for the civilian who was hit in the head, and killed, by a falling machine gun round!!

I'll bet windows were being smashed and things hit all the time during that period, so many .303 bullets spraying around.

The bullets have to fall somewhere, and if one hit someone on the head on its way to earth, its more than likely going to kill, as it did in that case.

Great Post MrBlueSky! What book is this please?

MrBlueSky1960
08-28-2007, 05:07 AM
Great Post MrBlueSky! What book is this please?

This one...

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Blutarski2004
08-28-2007, 05:48 AM
Thanks for posting this. A very nice piece of objective and even-handed historical writing.

BGs_Ricky
08-28-2007, 05:57 AM
Thanx for sharing this !!

Lol at the part with the lady who can't find her set of false teeth and the husband answering: "Don't worry about them, maid - they's chuckin' down bombs, not bloody sandwiches!! " http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

JimmyBlonde
08-28-2007, 06:07 AM
That's great. Can we have more next week please?

Waldo.Pepper
08-28-2007, 04:49 PM
Bump for a good read.

That looks like a good book. I looked it up, it is kind of pricey. But I have added it to my wish list.

Thanks.

Farran1966
08-29-2007, 01:40 AM
Hey thanks for posting. I am a Bristol boy, so it's all my neck of the woods, very interesting.

Cheers

Bewolf
08-29-2007, 01:46 AM
Originally posted by Xiolablu3:
WHat bad luck for the civilian who was hit in the head, and killed, by a falling machine gun round!!

I'll bet windows were being smashed and things hit all the time during that period, so many .303 bullets spraying around.

The bullets have to fall somewhere, and if one hit someone on the head on its way to earth, its more than likely going to kill, as it did in that case.

Great Post MrBlueSky! What book is this please?

Actually this happend quite often. In russia it even was the basis to convict german fighter pilots as war criminals.