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    MB_Avro_UK's Avatar Senior Member
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    Hi all,

    A friend that I served with was killed during this conflict. This may sound strange...but he is still dead today.

    War does not finish at the peace table. It resonates down the years.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qR6wByG1kYo

    War is not a game.

    Best Regards,
    MB_Avro.
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    Hi all,

    A friend that I served with was killed during this conflict. This may sound strange...but he is still dead today.

    War does not finish at the peace table. It resonates down the years.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qR6wByG1kYo

    War is not a game.

    Best Regards,
    MB_Avro.
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    I was involved on the Chinook side of it, and a lot of my good friends were on the Atlantic Conveyor......... A few made it to the Island
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    Glad you two made it and sorry for all you knew who didn't.
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    in my service time(in the late 80s), West Germany Army, my companie CO gave me a report to read about the combatexperience of the british infantrie during this war - a frightening read !

    Salute to all men who served there, the dead and alive !


    btw, did you see this already, Flightsim about it
    http://www.thunder-works.com/news.htm
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    I was a kid at the time. At first it seemed like a big war movie but when the first Sea Harrier was shot down during a raid on Stanley and the pilot was killed I remember being overcome with a terrible sense of shock and loss, emotions I had never felt on such a scale before. I think that moment was the bit where I stopped being a kid with no worries.

    S! To all.

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    Most people don't know that the Belgrano (an Argentine cruiser sunk by a RN nuclear sub), was an ex USN Pearl Harbor/Pacific veteran, the Phoenix.
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    Salute to all who participated. The thing that most impressed me in those days was a sequence of a wounded Brit soldier who lost his lower leg and was carried on a merciers barrier. He showed his middle finger toward the camera man who filmed him.
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    Here she is moving out of Pearl after the attack.

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