From Trafalgar to Afghanistan: Changing With The Times

Discussion in 'Current Affairs' started by UKForcesAfghanistan, Oct 21, 2010.

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  1. 205 years ago today, the Royal Navy fought and won possibly the most famous Naval battle in history, The Battle of Trafalgar. The fleet was commanded by the most skilled maritime tactician of his time, Admiral Lord Nelson. Something of a National celebrity, Nelson’s affair with Lady Emma Hamilton is well publicised and was the talk of society.

    The modern day Royal Navy has no such celebrity, and the role of the men and women who serve has changed dramatically. Today Royal Navy personnel serve all over the world, on land and at sea. In the dry, dusty, hostile surrounds of Afghanistan, we illustrate the changing roles of 3 people currently on operations, and what their counterparts were doing 205 years ago.

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  2. More importantly I joined the mob 25 years ago today!!1 :D

  3. More importantly I joined the mob 25 years ago today!! :D
  4. It was so good; you did it twice?
  5. Either my computer locked up first time, or I really wabted to emphasise the point!! :D

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