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Re: Standby, Standby

Postby Chopper » 19 May 2017 03:56

I seem to remember that sea king story, was it mentioned in Ghost Squadron?
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Re: Standby, Standby

Postby Double-Tap » 19 May 2017 05:17

I think I might have got this documentary mixed up with sas the soldiers story. I remember they refused to show the IRA episode.
If memory serves the iranian embassy episode showed internal footage of a terrorist pulling a grenade while running down stairs and getting emptied by 4 or 5 troopers. I'll have to watch these when I get a chance. Thanks for posting.

By the way the book, sas a soldiers story, is a cracking read. Told from the troopers perspective, some cracking wee stories.
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Re: Standby, Standby

Postby paul463 » 19 May 2017 21:15

Chopper wrote:I seem to remember that sea king story, was it mentioned in Ghost Squadron?
It was mentioned in Sandy Woodwards "100 days"
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Re: Standby, Standby

Postby Quickfire » 26 Jan 2018 00:55

paul463 wrote:
Chopper wrote:I seem to remember that sea king story, was it mentioned in Ghost Squadron?
It was mentioned in Sandy Woodwards "100 days"
Should be in both. One of the Sea King pilots concerned has since written a memoire too. There is more general detail associated with an award given to one deployed without loss of transport. Although the transport concerned was not necssarily the same.

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Re: Standby, Standby

Postby Quickfire » 26 Jan 2018 01:00

Double-Tap wrote:I think I might have got this documentary mixed up with sas the soldiers story. I remember they refused to show the IRA episode.
If memory serves the iranian embassy episode showed internal footage of a terrorist pulling a grenade while running down stairs and getting emptied by 4 or 5 troopers. I'll have to watch these when I get a chance. Thanks for posting.

By the way the book, sas a soldiers story, is a cracking read. Told from the troopers perspective, some cracking wee stories.
Correct on all counts. The Provo episode was indeed scrubbed at the last minute as the ceasefire had been signed. The book retained the broad overview of the B Squadron approach to related matters...

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Re: Standby, Standby

Postby Quickfire » 26 Jan 2018 01:02

6 Days did not go on general release last year - was snapped up by Netflix sometime around the intended release date.

Apparently you can view it there:



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Re: Standby, Standby

Postby Chopper » 26 Jan 2018 01:25

On the watch list.....
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Re: Standby, Standby

Postby paul463 » 27 Jan 2018 22:10

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Re: Standby, Standby

Postby Chopper » 28 Jan 2018 14:42

I've just finished binge watching the Expanse over the last week. I should be right to go now.....
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Re: Standby, Standby

Postby Quickfire » 28 Jan 2018 20:43

Chopper wrote:I've just finished binge watching the Expanse over the last week. I should be right to go now.....
:eagle2: GO! GO! GO!

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