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Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2009 2:06 am
Have no fear the RAF Is here!
Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2009 10:25 pm
Are you the guys that were camped across from the Germans at Victory Show 07? If so, nice to see you again Kamerad.
Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2009 11:13 pm
No that isn't us
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2009 10:52 am
Thats a shame, been trying to catch up with those guys, they were a right giggle.
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2009 1:49 pm
The only RAF Group that was at Victory show was "An Airfield Somewhere In England".
I was at Victory show acting as RAF Liason for a French/ Jedburgh's group.
Pity about last year
I really like the event.
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2009 3:06 pm
ahh, "An Airfield Somewhere In England", thats the bunnies, what a great bunch of lads they were too, really enjoyed the interaction with them over that weekend, they were genuine, helpful and up for a laugh with the Axis bods (us) opposite, I do hope that we can catch up with them again sometime soon.
Victory Show is our absolute Fave show, the atmosphere, the battle, the aircraft and the public (always appreciative) make it a nice way to end the season. 08 was a shame, but the weather we have no contol over, looking for ward to this years already. We are suggesting the Beer Tent dress code should be 'Hogans Heroes' this time
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2009 5:45 pm
They're ok in my book.
Victory is the best event we do.
We are always friendly with the Axis forces as we do battle against them.
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2009 7:45 pm
we like you RAF type chappies as well, we like to look at your aeroplanes as a group:
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2009 7:45 pm
And sometimes we really like the look of your Aeroplanes and we bring this out
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2009 7:50 pm
However, if you chaps are a bit unsporting and turn up with some of your Colonial friends, we get this out
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2009 8:38 pm
LOL, Gott mitt uns!
Yeah we like the look of your Aircraft to- Built in Germany finished in Kent!
Regt wise we have a 40mm Bofors gun, Bren LAA, and the morris for scouting about.
Colonial friends were always moaning that we're too fierce and aggessive!
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2009 8:51 pm
Love the banter and cameraderie!
Either of you guys/ groups free 11 July?
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2009 9:11 pm
Good banter is what it's all about, we find 99.9% of the Britishers are a pleasure to work with, and we (as the bad guys
) try to get along with everyone, allowing for random invasions and small things like that
We are free on the date you mentioned, do you want me to PM you the events secretary's details?
Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2009 10:03 pm
We're always polite to the gentlemen of the battlefield, there is no politics on the Dark side of the hobby
Always be friendly to the guy with the MG42 and the WSS trying to execute us again
Usual sh** is caused by the Spams to be honest!
11th of July let me know whereabouts you want us as my events coordinator is in a sandbox ( Afghan Jim's Pizzahut)at the mo.
Matt- The Khaki AirForce
Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2009 10:53 am
Hi PebbleMonkey, nice to see another ww2 type on here.
I agree with you totally about the comradery, We russkies have a brilliant banter with the germans in the NWW2A.
Hope to see you at an event sometime, I'm easy to spot, I'm the huge red army assault engineer for the 13th Guards, usually seen chasing the German Marder with anti tank grenades and molotovs (I'm sure he's put the drive backwards in that thing, it's quicker in reverse than going forwards)
Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2009 11:24 am
(I'm sure he's put the drive backwards in that thing, it's quicker in reverse than going forwards)
Possibly a French capture machine that one
Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2009 11:52 am
You might be right there,
Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2009 6:05 pm
Posted: Sun Mar 08, 2009 1:10 am
Just finished No58, its a Uniform I started to put together for when I work at the KSLI museum open days.
Its a tribute for my Great cousin Edward Wagg who was killed 17th july 1944 in Bocages Belguim.
I've now got to learn light infantry Foot drill as i'm used to heavy.
Posted: Sun Mar 08, 2009 1:04 pm
Hmm, all that banter makes me ponder re-enacting Maleme airfield
Posted: Sun Mar 08, 2009 10:14 pm
Tempting you to the Light side of the Force??
Hmm Jedi-Master matt
Posted: Mon Mar 09, 2009 11:49 am
Though, Maleme is a tad early for the RAFR. I (and my bank balance) is happy being muddy evil for the time being
Posted: Mon Mar 09, 2009 4:09 pm
Maleme is technically the reason why the Regt were created, Fallschimjaeger attacks had been widespreadly predicted during the battle of Britain and Airfield defence was normally left to the Army.
When Crete fell to the suprise invasion by Fallschimbunnies the RAF decided to form the Regt as specific Anti fallschimjaeger troops, Thus meaning the Regt was an Elite unit formed to fight against an Elite unit.
Which also meant they got the best men, best equipment and were also better paid
than normal forces.
Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 9:24 pm
We're now appearing in this months Britain at War magazine,