Discussion in 'Veteran Accounts' started by Ron Goldstein, Dec 16, 2008.
Or "anyone here play the piano?"
I'm not sure this quite fits, but you might like it. Festing sounds like the kind of boss we all deserve.
From Festing - Field Marshal by Lyall Wilkes:
British Soldiers (interrupted during drag show rehearsals by a German raid) manning a BL 6-inch Mk VII naval gun at Shornemead Fort (near Gravesend), England in 1940.
Image colourised, but original by John Topham of the RAF:
More (non-colourised) images from the series, plus a brief explanation:
Rare Photographs Reveal British Soldiers Manning Anti-Aircraft Guns in Full Drag in World War II ~ Vintage Everyday
'Miss Ack-Ack Had a date with Jerry!'
Gunners and their guns
I think that position was designated Izzard Battery.
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