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whiteladder
11-30-2007, 05:43 AM
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/lancashire/7118650.stm

Quite a interesting story, you might not be able to view the video outside the UK unfortunatley

video clip (http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediaselector/check/player/nol/newsid_7110000/newsid_7119900?redirect=7119984.stm&news=1&nbwm=1&bbram=1&bbwm=1&nbram=1)

ploughman
11-30-2007, 05:45 AM
One of Popski's lot eh? I think they ended the war in Venice, now there's a strategic objective. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/winky.gif

flyingloon
11-30-2007, 06:02 AM
good find that is

JG52Uther
11-30-2007, 06:11 AM
What a shame he passed away 3 years ago.

T_O_A_D
11-30-2007, 06:19 AM
http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_cool.gif Funny he just now gets caught for as a player hehehehe

K_Freddie
11-30-2007, 07:00 AM
I still have my army bag (Balsak [Ball Bag] we called it) wrapped up in my garage. It's nearly 30 years old and is still as tough and gritty the day I received it.

Last year I opened it for the first time in millenia to find the old items and clothing. I gave these to the kids who then proceded to do the army thing. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

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zardozid
11-30-2007, 10:04 AM
Makes you wonder what else the desert could be hiding...

woofiedog
11-30-2007, 11:31 AM
Very interesting story... Must feel really strange reading mail from the past like that and too bad he past away before this came to light.

Thank's for posting

By the way... live in the states and no problem with video clip... used Real Player.

Esel1964
11-30-2007, 08:45 PM
Cool info,thanks for sharing.It's always cool to hear any 'news' about the Rat Patrol. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

Too bad Mr.Ross died just a few years too early. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/disagree.gif

GreyFox5
11-30-2007, 09:29 PM
Now his commander can be assured the bag didn't fall into enemy hands!

clipper2
12-02-2007, 04:39 AM
Thanks Whiteladder. Great story. Live in Australia and had no trouble watching the video.

zardozid
12-02-2007, 09:04 AM
Originally posted by clipper2:
Thanks Whiteladder. Great story. Live in Australia and had no trouble watching the video.

no problem in the usa...