Stories

Well here we want to bring a whole different side to the military, and that’s a mixture of funny stories and facts and figures that will make us smile !
———————————————————————————————————————
Next is an RAF one:-
Conversation overheard by a civilian airliner on the VHF Guard (emergency) frequency 121.5 MHz flying from Europe to Dubai
Iranian Air Defence – “Unknown aircraft, you are in Iranian airspace, identify yourself”
Aircraft – “This is a British aircraft, I am in Iraqi airspace”
Iranian Air Defence – You are in Iranian airspace. If you do not depart our airspace we will launch interceptor aircraft”
Aircraft – “This is Royal Air Force GR4 Tornado fighter. Send ‘em up, I’ll wait !”
Iranian Air Defence – (………total silence)
———————————————————————————————————————
To start with, we have an actual quote from a US Marine Corps infantry training manual:-
“When the pin is pulled out, Mr Grenade is not our friend”
———————————————————————————————————————

Random Images From Collection
R11 Principe de Asturias Aircraft Carrier, photographed in Portsmouth Solent, June 2005
R11 Principe de Asturias Aircraft C
Land Rover 110 Defender (GVA 239)(Malta)
Land Rover 110 Defender (GVA 239)(M
Valentines on Exercise in the Snow
Valentines on Exercise in the Snow
British Troops Line Up
British Troops Line Up
Bedford TK 4x2 Tractor (72 KC 27)
Bedford TK 4x2 Tractor (72 KC 27)
Normandy 1944 Collection 273
Normandy 1944 Collection 273
Bedford OYD 3Ton GS (292 WTJ)
Bedford OYD 3Ton GS (292 WTJ)
Scammell Crusader EKA Recovery (JRU 685 V)(Copyright ERF Mania)
Scammell Crusader EKA Recovery (JRU
AEC 0860 Militant Mk1 10Ton Cargo (17 EK 71)
AEC 0860 Militant Mk1 10Ton Cargo (
AEC 0853 Matador (246 ST)
AEC 0853 Matador (246 ST)
Bedford MJ 4 Ton Ptarmigan Radio (04 KC 43)
Bedford MJ 4 Ton Ptarmigan Radio (0
Normandy 1944 Collection 397
Normandy 1944 Collection 397
Normandy 1944 Collection 462
Normandy 1944 Collection 462
Morris C8 15cwt GS (EWD 808)
Morris C8 15cwt GS (EWD 808)
GMC 352 CCKW 6x6 Cargo (PSU 137) 2
GMC 352 CCKW 6x6 Cargo (PSU 137) 2
Normandy 1944 Collection 266
Normandy 1944 Collection 266
Bedford QLD 3Ton GS (NYH 444)
Bedford QLD 3Ton GS (NYH 444)
Eastern Front Collection 934
Eastern Front Collection 934
Dodge WC-63 Weapons Carrier 6x6 (LVS 779) 2
Dodge WC-63 Weapons Carrier 6x6 (LV
willys-mb-jeep-yms-346
willys-mb-jeep-yms-346