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Camp Raffalli, Calvi

Joseph Cosgrove

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Oct. 4th is St. Terese of Liseaux's feast day. She along with St. Joan of Arc are the Patron saints of France. In the picture below she is dressed as Joan of Arc. View attachment 7003
I can't see that bit of info going down too well with Pink Floyd. I'd save any references to saints (unless it is St Michel) to another thread.
 

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I can't see that bit of info going down too well with Pink Floyd. I'd save any references to saints (unless it is St Michel) to another thread.
Joe Cos, please delete this superstitious rubbish from my thread...greatly appreciated
 

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Okay. True story. During the Korean War there was an Anerican soldier who had a devotion to St. Michael the archangel. Everyday he prayed to him. His company got lost and ended up meeting up with a different company. He buddies up with another soldier named Michael. They were out on patrol when they were ambushed, the American soldier was saved by his buddy, who disappeared during the ambush, after it was over, they investigated because all of the Korean soldiers were dead, but each one was killed by a sword stroke. True story.
Well if I had to have a guess I would say his mate or buddy was a Turk as knifes and swords were very much part of their military hardware, so no religious intervention in my view just some Turk with the same name. Who knows next time I’m in town I will call at the local Turk barbershop as he could be related 😂
 
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Korean war, evil, nasty and brutish. At least the Royal Marines operated as true commandos there at US command and request. They made several raids on the mainland and on various islands. Blowing up installations and destroying railway lines.

Sadly and shamefully it is known as the Forgotten War by many who served there as NS men.( Draftees.) These young men have been forgotten by successive governments. 80% of those who served in that ghastly little war were NS men.

Veterans of 41 RM Independent Commando (those still alive) are known as the Chosin Few.
 

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that long beach...hello to all the Anciens 'LPN
Same back brother… i see we have fools posting saints on our thread!. Not to mention everybody’s suddenly religious and want to confess their sins..😱…bollocks!!..when we boarded that C-160/ ..C-130 or noratlas on a mission it was to get the job done period!..camp raffalli is a thread for us reptiles.. more majorum!
 

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Same back brother… i see we have fools posting saints on our thread!. Not to mention everybody’s suddenly religious and want to confess their sins..😱…bollocks!!..when we boarded that C-160/ ..C-130 or noratlas on a mission it was to get the job done period!..camp raffalli is a thread for us reptiles.. more majorum!
Thanks Mark and Joe Cos. This is our thread. Photo: 2021 tenue de parade 2REP (2nd fourragere since 2013)...LPN my brothers...
 

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