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Dee Z
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Dee Z

Number of posts : 166
Age : 74
Cap Badge : RA
Places Served : Pembroke Dock, Lippstadt,Plymouth, Middle east, Singapore
Registration date : 2011-07-15

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Memories of days gone by

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unclevanya
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unclevanya

Number of posts : 230
Age : 74
Localisation : Essex UK
Cap Badge : R Sigs
Places Served : 11 Sigs Vimy 'C' Catterick Nov 1963), 224 (Radio) Sig Squadron Garrats Hey, Quorn Leics( Jan-June 1964), 16 Sigs Bradbury Barracks Krefeld July-Oct 1964), 28 (BR) Sigs St Tonis & 4 Squadron, Tongeren (Cafe Maddy) (1964-1968), HQ UNFICYP Nicosia 6 month tour (1966), HMS Jufair & Hamala Camp Bahrien, 223 Sig Sqn (Radio) Winchester, Norn Ireland, HQ Northag Kolsas Olso Norway, 11 Sigs Helles Lines Catterick, Civvy Street 1977, Retired (Grumpy Victor Meldrew 2012)
Registration date : 2012-07-15

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PostSubject: Re: somewere to go   somewere to go - Page 3 Icon_minitime27/8/2014, 11:49

I must have another trip over to IWM Duxford soon, haven't been there for a while, and I have membership of 'Friends of Duxford' so can get in for free at any time. It is just the distance around 50 miles up the M11.... Shocked
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Number of posts : 3027
Localisation : Camberley
Cap Badge : Royal Artillery
Places Served : Troon, Lippstadt, Devizes, NI, Paderborn, Dortmund, Colchester, Belize, Canada, Cyprus, Gutersloh
Registration date : 2010-10-26

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unclevanya wrote:
I It is just the distance around 50 miles up the M11.... Shocked


50 Miles!!! Are you on foot? Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes Laughing
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Dee Z
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Dee Z

Number of posts : 166
Age : 74
Cap Badge : RA
Places Served : Pembroke Dock, Lippstadt,Plymouth, Middle east, Singapore
Registration date : 2011-07-15

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There is life here in Norwich

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Dee Z
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Dee Z

Number of posts : 166
Age : 74
Cap Badge : RA
Places Served : Pembroke Dock, Lippstadt,Plymouth, Middle east, Singapore
Registration date : 2011-07-15

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This museum ceased trading this year due to visitor numbers. There is talk of relocating either to
Larkhill or Duxford

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Dee Z
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Dee Z

Number of posts : 166
Age : 74
Cap Badge : RA
Places Served : Pembroke Dock, Lippstadt,Plymouth, Middle east, Singapore
Registration date : 2011-07-15

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part 2

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Dee Z
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Dee Z

Number of posts : 166
Age : 74
Cap Badge : RA
Places Served : Pembroke Dock, Lippstadt,Plymouth, Middle east, Singapore
Registration date : 2011-07-15

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Southampton to Hamburg

day one
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JPW
Let Gen
Let Gen


Number of posts : 1100
Age : 78
Localisation : Berkshire
Cap Badge : REME
Places Served : Rotenburg Ploen Lippstadt Hamm Wetter Minden Munster Bielefeldt Dusseldorf
Registration date : 2008-11-09

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The contrast with the old SS Vienna or Empire Wansbek on the Tilbury- Cuxhaven run of seventy years ago could not have been greater.
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Maj Gen
ciphers

Number of posts : 973
Age : 85
Localisation : Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada V2S 7C5
Cap Badge : Royal Signals
Places Served : Catterick (1951) - BAOR (1952 -1954)-(Herford - Bunde - Munster) - Japan (Kure) - Korea (Pusan - Seoul) - Cyprus (Nicosia) - Suez Op (1st Guards Brigade) - UK (63 Sigs Regt TA, Southampton)
Registration date : 2008-06-30

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The run from Harwich to the Hook was horrendous at times, vomit everywhere the 'heads' backing up and the troop decks awash. Great start for a leave in Blighty.
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Pborn3

Number of posts : 134
Age : 72
Localisation : Porta Westfalica
Cap Badge : RA
Places Served : Oswestry, Paderborn, Barnard Castle, Catterick, NI, Bristol, Cyprus, Munsterlager, NI,Sennelager , NI , Rge Control/STC Sennelager/ GSU Sennelager as Civvy
Registration date : 2013-09-23

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Dee Z wrote:
This museum ceased trading this year due to visitor numbers. There is talk of relocating either to
Larkhill or Duxford


Still in business and planning for next year in Woolwich>

http://firepower.org.uk/events
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Dee Z
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Dee Z

Number of posts : 166
Age : 74
Cap Badge : RA
Places Served : Pembroke Dock, Lippstadt,Plymouth, Middle east, Singapore
Registration date : 2011-07-15

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That's good news seems you cannot believe all you read in the press
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Dee Z
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Dee Z

Number of posts : 166
Age : 74
Cap Badge : RA
Places Served : Pembroke Dock, Lippstadt,Plymouth, Middle east, Singapore
Registration date : 2011-07-15

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A voyage on the Elbe

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Dee Z
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Dee Z

Number of posts : 166
Age : 74
Cap Badge : RA
Places Served : Pembroke Dock, Lippstadt,Plymouth, Middle east, Singapore
Registration date : 2011-07-15

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Never made it here until now



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Hardrations
Let Gen
Let Gen
Hardrations

Number of posts : 1043
Localisation : Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
Cap Badge : RC Sigs (RTG Op) / CF Logistics (Cook)
Places Served : Germany, Egypt, Cyprus, CFS Alert and some other strange places
Registration date : 2007-12-16

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Thanks Dee,

Some familiar places there. Hope to be there this fall if all goes well.
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Dee Z
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Dee Z

Number of posts : 166
Age : 74
Cap Badge : RA
Places Served : Pembroke Dock, Lippstadt,Plymouth, Middle east, Singapore
Registration date : 2011-07-15

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This is a typical tourist destination


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Let Gen
Let Gen
Hardrations

Number of posts : 1043
Localisation : Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
Cap Badge : RC Sigs (RTG Op) / CF Logistics (Cook)
Places Served : Germany, Egypt, Cyprus, CFS Alert and some other strange places
Registration date : 2007-12-16

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A small memory of our visit in 2010 to Berlin.

We were at Check Point Charlie looking into what would have been East Berlin. When suddenly my wife scampered off across the road into old E. Berlin. Now my wife at the age of 6 weeks became a refuge in WW 2. Mennonites from the Ukraine. At the end of the war her mom and 2 brothers ended up in the Hartz mountain region on the east side of the border. They managed to get across to W. Germany with some hassle of course. So I and our friends wonder what was with her scooting off like that. So I jogged over and asked her what was up? She looked both ways from Ck. Pt. C to E. Berlin and said, " They can't touch me now". Wow what a statement from some one who was only 2 or three years old then. Some thing I never experienced but it impressed me no end on just how that time and situation affected her. I could tell this statement came deep from her soul.
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Dee Z
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Dee Z

Number of posts : 166
Age : 74
Cap Badge : RA
Places Served : Pembroke Dock, Lippstadt,Plymouth, Middle east, Singapore
Registration date : 2011-07-15

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This part of of quite a long remaining part of the DDR wall was situated in the east bordering onto the Spree the West was on the other side of the river,

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Dee Z
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Dee Z

Number of posts : 166
Age : 74
Cap Badge : RA
Places Served : Pembroke Dock, Lippstadt,Plymouth, Middle east, Singapore
Registration date : 2011-07-15

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Looks a bit dowdy from the river I think the squat camp was at one time in the old DDR

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Dee Z
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Dee Z

Number of posts : 166
Age : 74
Cap Badge : RA
Places Served : Pembroke Dock, Lippstadt,Plymouth, Middle east, Singapore
Registration date : 2011-07-15

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Accordion to Ronnie R there are a lot of Germans in Germany
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Dee Z
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Dee Z

Number of posts : 166
Age : 74
Cap Badge : RA
Places Served : Pembroke Dock, Lippstadt,Plymouth, Middle east, Singapore
Registration date : 2011-07-15

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Hollywood studios

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Dee Z
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Dee Z

Number of posts : 166
Age : 74
Cap Badge : RA
Places Served : Pembroke Dock, Lippstadt,Plymouth, Middle east, Singapore
Registration date : 2011-07-15

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RIAT

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Dee Z
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Dee Z

Number of posts : 166
Age : 74
Cap Badge : RA
Places Served : Pembroke Dock, Lippstadt,Plymouth, Middle east, Singapore
Registration date : 2011-07-15

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Land warfare
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JPW
Let Gen
Let Gen


Number of posts : 1100
Age : 78
Localisation : Berkshire
Cap Badge : REME
Places Served : Rotenburg Ploen Lippstadt Hamm Wetter Minden Munster Bielefeldt Dusseldorf
Registration date : 2008-11-09

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Dee Z

Thanks for the suggestion, like your choice of background music.
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Dee Z
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Dee Z

Number of posts : 166
Age : 74
Cap Badge : RA
Places Served : Pembroke Dock, Lippstadt,Plymouth, Middle east, Singapore
Registration date : 2011-07-15

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100 Bomb group USAAF

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KrisT
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Sgt


Number of posts : 37
Age : 82
Localisation : Meanwood, Leeds
Cap Badge : Jimmy
Places Served : Catterick;Newton Abbot;Bunde;Minden; Chester; Nicosia
Registration date : 2017-09-17

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gingerjim wrote:
can any of you old fogies remember getting your bike wheels caught down the tramlines , now that was a real hazzard especially in the london smogs , ginger
13 years old and the first time out on my brand-new Raleigh, and stuck in a tramline wth a tram immediately behind me and the driver ringing the bell like Quasimodo....
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