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    James Curry

    Re: NATO & World War 3

    The Russians certainly gave captured Germans & Austrians a hard time while they were held as POW's. An estimated 1 million German and Austrian POW's

    James Curry Today, 10:25 PM Go to last post
    j.sabourn

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    #60 Was called the Brain Drain then Rodney by the ever present over stating media and kept it in the publicís memory as a means of money making on the

    j.sabourn Today, 10:18 PM Go to last post
    John F Collier

    Re: NATO & World War 3

    Good point John, it reminded me of a book I read many years ago, it was a graphic account of Napoleon's army in retreat from Russia in the winter of 1812,

    John F Collier Today, 10:03 PM Go to last post
    Colin McClelland

    Re: Mini Budget

    Our idiot Prime minister said the fiscal night mare that we are now in is a price worth paying ,for our support of the Ukraine.. Roll on the next election.

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    Rodney Mills

    Re: NATO & World War 3

    I went to Canada before it was fashionable. I moved to the States and sweated the draft they started to draft the 18-26. I was 27, then they upped it

    Rodney Mills Today, 09:27 PM Go to last post
    Colin McClelland

    Re: NATO & World War 3

    After serving my apprenticeship as a marine engine fitter ,I had the choice of joining the M.N. as an engineer on £38 a month, or national service on

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    Louis the fly

    Mini Budget

    Thread Starter: Louis the fly

    The new Tory Chancellor has announced his vision on how to grow the economy, billed as a fiscal event or mini budget.
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    Peter Kohler

    Article on Centenary of RMS Laconia World Cruise 1922-1923

    Thread Starter: Peter Kohler

    I have published a new article in my blog "Wanted on Voyage" detailing the first full circumnavigation world cruise by Cunard's R.M.S. LACONIA

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    David Rawstron

    Saguenay shipping cap badges

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    Hi shipmates.

    Two now retired deck officers from 'Saggies' are looking for cap badges. We were from 'Sunflower' and 'Sunbrayton' '63- '66

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    Louis the fly

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    When I worked in the North Sea we tied up to the rigs using anchors and stern lines. One end of the ropes was made fast to the lower legs of the rig with

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    j.sabourn

    Weather Steel Decks.

    Thread Starter: j.sabourn

    How many sailed on ships where the outside weather steel decks never saw a lick of paint. The maintainance on these decks were the same as normal re

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    Aldo Mario del Aguila

    Good evening, gentlemen.

    Thread Starter: Aldo Mario del Aguila

    Good evening, gentlemen:

    I am Aldo, an unfortunatelly I am not a sailor, but just a dentist that enjoys a lot reading about Maritime History.

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