Bermuda Sun: "Action In Falklands Changed My Life’"

Discussion in 'History' started by soleil, Apr 6, 2013.

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  1. Ninja_Stoker

    Ninja_Stoker War Hero Moderator

    For many, it caused a change of underpants sooner than intended, also.

    With regard the "religion" bit, there were many who turned-up for church parade at sea, who wouldn't normally have bothered - for some it was probably the link with home through ritual familiarity, for others it was an insurance policy covering all possible eventualities. Whilst the phrase: "there are no atheists in a foxhole" is a hotly disputed cliche by fervent 'anti-god botherers' I'd argue that many a silent prayer was 'thunk', if not uttered.
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  2. wet_blobby

    wet_blobby War Hero Moderator

    Yep, I always raise a sly smile when people gob off about God and the armed forces. When you're in the shit you miraculously find it a really good time to re-introduce yourself to God.
  3. Yes, a few times I have muttered.
    But for the grace of god go I.
  4. I'm certain I knocked out a few down there.

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