Mail: "England Expects Every Man ... To Lose His Leg Or His Life"

Discussion in 'History' started by soleil, Feb 1, 2013.

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    ..."another defeated Rear Admiral, named Pierre Dumanoir, ‘ended up living in Tiverton in Devon’,

    a town he described as ‘singulierement monotone’ - i.e. quite remarkably dull. It still is."

    Mmmm... Anyone biting down West?
  2. wet_blobby

    wet_blobby War Hero Moderator

    No, he's got that spot on. :)
  3. I read a book some years ago from I think a french army bloke, sorry I cannot give any other info on book or author, said that jack had come ashore for a scrap and one was immediately cut in half by rounds, same bloke continued pulling himself up the beach with cutlass in his teeth, must had his tot and some mead.
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