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  1. In the text it says 16 were buried. Wonder if there are plans to dig up more?
  2. Do you have a website? And Whereabouts are you? I may have missed it if you have said on some earlier post.
  3. Back in 78 we were building a footbridge over the A3 in Guilford for the county show. 2 of the 3 cranes we had were parked up on a path with a ditch alongside. Overnight it rained and washed out the ditch causing the 2 cranes to roll over.
  4. I have seen still photos of this landing but never a film version. Scroll forward about 1.00 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/1060019628 WD 29, 30, 32 and 33 shipped in July 45 for beach landing.
  5. Thanks for that, will peruse and see if anything useful.
  6. A bit ironic. "Where does an In Flight Refueller get refuelled?
  7. Found this film just now.Germann industrial production lot of suits at demonstrations plus military.Some teasing glimpses of equipment. https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn1000342
  8. just googled Corralex sheet. Suggested Correx instead. What should it be and where from?
  9. A friend of mine is stripping and repainting an old Handlamp.It looks to be ex military.Can anyone translate the lettering as to manufacturer?The lamp was covered in a roughly applied and badly chipped thick madder red paint . After five applications of paint stripper I finally got it down to smooth bare metal.The underneath of the base was an olive drab colour ,which I thought was rather unusual.It was only when I applied a light spray coat of primer that things turned interesting.‘C E & S 1955 JA2348 ‘ plus crows foot symbol appeared.So, this must have been of military origin. It seems o
  10. Blue Belle I may have asked before, if so apologies. Do you have any info on 169 Railway Workshop Squadron in use on the Egyptian State Railway and into Tripolitania. Possibly with a location of Qasfareet. Many thnks.
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