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Royal Marine rugby tackles suicide bomber in Afghanistan

Indeed very brave. But am I alone in thinking just a teeny tiny bit silly as well?!!

Let hope he gets that medal, alone with the gurkhas who went back for their mate who had been shot.
 

tommo

War Hero
I don't think it's silly. It would be far more silly to have let the bomber kill lots of people IMHO
 

OSLO

War Hero
rosinacarley said:
Indeed very brave. But am I alone in thinking just a teeny tiny bit silly as well?!!

Let hope he gets that medal, alone with the gurkhas who went back for their mate who had been shot.

I find that when reading citations for VCs and GCs that there is an element of "a little bit silly" in most of them.

BZ to this lad.
 

NZ_Bootneck

War Hero
As the mans boss said...
Maj Cantrill said: "He acted with conspicuous gallantry in the situation and put himself at great peril to get the suicide bomber away from the motorbike.
So that will be at least the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross then.
Hoofin' effort.
 
Well done that man!!

Just another day for a Royal Marine like taking a ride on a Apache wing to rescue a fallen comrade. The medals mean nothing! You just do it!
 
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