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Number of posts : 2808
Age : 78
Localisation : Sandbach Cheshire
Cap Badge : RA/QOH
Places Served : JLRRA (Hereford) Nienburg Paderborn Colchester Munster Maresfield (Cyprus) Hohne Hemer Op Banner x4 Woolwich
Registration date : 2010-03-02

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PostSubject: Re: Speaking of the world cup   Speaking of the world cup - Page 3 Icon_minitime2/7/2010, 18:56

As I said, dandc, "an incomprehensible game, designed to baffle Pongos" !!

"Pusser" is what the Matelots call the Purser isn't it, shipmates ?

(Yo ho ho!)

A quick question, dandc, you being of the AAC persuasion. How come there was a great big Canadian flag painted on the AAC hangar in Long Kesh ?

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Number of posts : 383
Age : 69
Localisation : gateshead
Cap Badge : 15/19H.ARMY AIR CORPS
Places Served : tidworth, fallingbostle, detmold, hongkong, minden
Registration date : 2009-05-22

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PostSubject: Re: Speaking of the world cup   Speaking of the world cup - Page 3 Icon_minitime2/7/2010, 22:54

of my tours of NI only one was in kesh,72,i shall ask around.
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Places Served : Tower of London(initially in Royal Fusiliers) Aldershot, Sennelager & RAF Bruggen
Registration date : 2009-02-04

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PostSubject: Re: Speaking of the world cup   Speaking of the world cup - Page 3 Icon_minitime3/7/2010, 10:36

mjm34 wrote:
Teabag wrote:
I've still got the glass tankard with Fussball weltmeistershaft 1974 on it.

Think the two characters were Tip and Tap?

Missed the 1974 World Cup in Germany as I was back in Catterick by then. However I was over there during the 1970 World Cup (Mexico, 2-0 up against Germany and lost it).

Certainly stopped us from jibing the Germans with the chant "2 World Wars and a World Cup". jocolor

I remember the clip from the TV sitcom 'What Ever Happened to the Likely Lads'. Terry (James Bolam) had just return to the UK after being in the army in Germany and had been married to a German girl. He had watched the 1970 match with her family and at the finish the excitment was such that he thought they were rready to march on Poland again.
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PostSubject: Re: Speaking of the world cup   Speaking of the world cup - Page 3 Icon_minitime3/7/2010, 13:39

hi brum,the people in the know[ re canadian flag],it would possably be the pers from 664,665 or 666 sqns AAC,[these 3 sqns were the canadian AOP sqns formed late in ww11,but no one has owned up yet.
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Age : 78
Localisation : Sandbach Cheshire
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Places Served : JLRRA (Hereford) Nienburg Paderborn Colchester Munster Maresfield (Cyprus) Hohne Hemer Op Banner x4 Woolwich
Registration date : 2010-03-02

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PostSubject: Re: Speaking of the world cup   Speaking of the world cup - Page 3 Icon_minitime3/7/2010, 14:08

Thanks for that.
I seem to remember 665 Sqn being around at the time (1977).

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