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  • Pouch/ sack thing soldier was wearing.

    Hey folks.

    The front page of this mornings metro showed a soldier with a pouch/ sack thing around his waist while he was guarding the site of the pipe bomb in Coolock last night.
    I was wondering if anybody would be able to ID it please.
    My first thought was that it might be an NBC kit.
    Is that me just being silly.
    Sorry I don't have a picture of it.


    actually you are right again womble Its a respirator haversack.
    "Let us be clear about three facts. First, all battles and all wars are won in the end by the infantryman. Secondly, the infantryman always bears the brunt. His casualties are heavier, he suffers greater extremes of discomfort and fatigue than the other arms. Thirdly, the art of the infantryman is less stereotyped and far harder to acquire in modern war than that of any other arm." ------- Field Marshall Wavell, April 1945.

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    Sorry about that Womble, we got some new buttons to play with and I merged the two posts. Apologies.


    • #3
      Thanks Apod.

      No worries Joshua, was it a big red button?

      They still wont give me the "zap the stupid caller" button I want in work so I'm just glad someone has some new buttons to play with.
      courage, endurance, mateship and sacrifice