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Old Feb 17th 2007, 7:04 pm
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Yes, I know it's in the Daily Mirror.
Is he being prepped to be a modern day Winston Churchill, considering history repeats itself?

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/topstor...name_page.html

Maybe he is going to be 'sacrificed' like his mother?? The thing is, is Charles really his daddy? He doesn't look like him does he?, Diana liked to 'slam the salami' with quite a few blokes didn't she?
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Old Feb 17th 2007, 7:07 pm
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pretty sure he wont be on the front line

he's the double of his dad james hewitt
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Yes, I know it's in the Daily Mirror.
Is he being prepped to be a modern day Winston Churchill, considering history repeats itself?

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/topstor...name_page.html

Maybe he is going to be 'sacrificed' like his mother?? The thing is, is Charles really his daddy? He doesn't look like him does he?, Diana liked to 'slam the salami' with quite a few blokes didn't she?
They are probably trying to get rid of him before he ever runs into James Hewitt and has an uncomfortable Luke/Vader moment. I love how the Royals always "go to war" Like Action man Andy in the Falklands. What a hero.
They don't do anything but I guess it's to teach them some discipline.
It must be tough to spend all day waving at people and nodding as hosiptal patients tell you about how their legs got amuptated or the their arms got blown off. It must be a tough life to sit on a rock wearing a barbour jacket with a dead pheasant in one hand and a blunderbuss in the other hand. That's why they need the miltary to toughen them up I suppose.
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pretty sure he wont be on the front line

Of course

he's the double of his dad james hewitt
Guess 'Charles' couldn't get the job done then.
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Like Action man Andy in the Falklands. What a hero.
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Are there no limits to your ignorance. Andrew was a highly respected pilot in the Royal Navy ( not brilliant but respected), he went to the Falklands despite the wishes of the royal family and was regarded as just another officer by his fellow officers, he served his trun as and when his duty called. Ok he is a berk but thats a different issue from the supposed dodging of his military responsibilities
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Are there no limits to your ignorance. Andrew was a highly respected pilot in the Royal Navy ( not brilliant but respected), he went to the Falklands despite the wishes of the royal family and was regarded as just another officer by his fellow officers, he served his trun as and when his duty called. Ok he is a berk but thats a different issue from the supposed dodging of his military responsibilities
yes because the Falklands war was such a major and long running fierce war wasn't it ? It was a complete joke. It was totally unncessary and last about as long as friendly debate between Palestinians.
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yes because the Falklands war was such a major and long running fierce war wasn't it ? It was a complete joke. It was totally unncessary and last about as long as friendly debate between Palestinians.
Jee whizz so getting shot at or risking your life in a smaller war doesnt count then?
As for duration yes it was relatively short but 250 odd British military personnel died during the fighting and at least that again have committed suicide since then as a result of PTS. It was fierce, actually quite badly so, as the suicides are testament to.
Joke, not a very funny one. Unnecessary, ask the islanders who are all proud to be british and had no desire to be ruled by an Argentinian military junta. As for palestinian friendly debates, well they get heated and last for years so I suspect you may have wanted to use another analogy
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Jee whizz so getting shot at or risking your life in a smaller war doesnt count then?
As for duration yes it was relatively short but 250 odd British military personnel died during the fighting and at least that again have committed suicide since then as a result of PTS. It was fierce, actually quite badly so, as the suicides are testament to.
Joke, not a very funny one. Unnecessary, ask the islanders who are all proud to be british and had no desire to be ruled by an Argentinian military junta. As for palestinian friendly debates, well they get heated and last for years so I suspect you may have wanted to use another analogy
I meant the friendliness would be short lived.

As far as the Falklands go do you honestly think they would have let anything happen to big brave Andy ? Didn't see any royals going to the first Iraq war (which was a little bigger than falklands) or afghanistan or Iraq until now when MAYBE one who isn't even a Royal but the bastard son of a playboy could get sent so they can be rid of him.
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Jee whizz so getting shot at or risking your life in a smaller war doesnt count then?
As for duration yes it was relatively short but 250 odd British military personnel died during the fighting and at least that again have committed suicide since then as a result of PTS. It was fierce, actually quite badly so, as the suicides are testament to.
Joke, not a very funny one. Unnecessary, ask the islanders who are all proud to be british and had no desire to be ruled by an Argentinian military junta. As for palestinian friendly debates, well they get heated and last for years so I suspect you may have wanted to use another analogy
Plus if Falklanders like being British so much why the hell do they live so far away ? They are practically part of the Penguin community down there.
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I meant the friendliness would be short lived.

As far as the Falklands go do you honestly think they would have let anything happen to big brave Andy ? Didn't see any royals going to the first Iraq war (which was a little bigger than falklands) or afghanistan or Iraq until now when MAYBE one who isn't even a Royal but the bastard son of a playboy could get sent so they can be rid of him.
No they wouldnt of course not, the queens reach is so long that she could reach down to the southern ocean and prevent anything happening by plucking missiles from the sky. I'll have to cheack my facts here but i seem to remember he was one of the pilots who helped blow the fire and smoke away from survivors when the sir gallahd went down in hellfire valley. Pretty much as front line as you can get.
They didnt go to iraq of afghanistan because none were serving at the time or their regiments werent sent so unless they resigned their commissions or asked to be reassigned and rejoined another regiment they couldnt have.

It always those pesky facts that get in your way eh.

The current problem with Harry is that if they send his regiment they either have to send him or face a pr disaster. If they do send him then all his men are at even greater risk due to his desirability as a target. catch 22


"In 2 April 1982 the British colony of the Falkland Islands was invaded by Argentina, an event that led to the Falklands War. Prince Andrew's ship, HMS Invincible was one of only two operational aircraft carriers available to the Royal Navy, and as such was to play a major role in the Royal Navy taskforce being assembled to sail south to retake the islands.

At first the British government were apprehensive of allowing Prince Andrew to remain on Invincible, and wished to move him to a desk job. The prospect of the son of the Queen being killed in action was a possibility, and the government wished to avoid such a circumstance. However, the Queen insisted that Prince Andrew be allowed to remain with his ship, and so he joined the Invincible as it sailed south, as a Sea King helicopter co-pilot.

Throughout the conflict Prince Andrew flew on various missions, including Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) and Anti-Surface Warfare search (ASUW), as well as acting as an Exocet missile decoy; a hitherto secret tactic which the Prince inadvertently revealed to journalists after the war.He also helped in casualty evacuation, transport and Search and Air Rescue (SAR). When the conflict ended, and Invincible returned to Portsmouth, the Queen and Prince Philip joined other families of the crew to welcome the vessel home."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prince_...,_Duke_of_York

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Plus if Falklanders like being British so much why the hell do they live so far away ? They are practically part of the Penguin community down there.
I cant be bothered, look it up.
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Do you have your house decked out in union Jacks and wear Queens Jubilee y-fronts ?
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Using Sea king helicopter as Exocet missile decoys is completely safe
for any pilot .. sheesh ...
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Using Sea king helicopter as Exocet missile decoys is completely safe
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So you don't find Hags "a breath of fresh air"?
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So you don't find Hags "a breath of fresh air"?
Lionheart and I are very far apart ...nowadays...
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