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FishForLunch
05-20-2004, 01:21 PM
News of the success of the Fake coalition (according to JFK) member the Brits
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OUTNUMBERED British soldiers killed 35 Iraqi attackers in the Army’s first bayonet charge since the Falklands War 22 years ago.
The fearless Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders stormed rebel positions after being ambushed and pinned down.

Despite being outnumbered five to one, they suffered only three minor wounds in the hand-to-hand fighting near the city of Amara.

The battle erupted after Land Rovers carrying 20 Argylls came under attack on a highway.

After radioing for back-up, they fixed bayonets and charged at 100 rebels using tactics learned in drills.

Charge ... tactics from drills

When the fighting ended bodies lay all over the highway — and more were floating in a nearby river. Nine rebels were captured.

An Army spokesman said: “This was an intense engagement.”

The last bayonet charge was by the Scots Guards and the Paras against Argentinian positions.

Evilmav2
05-20-2004, 09:18 PM
http://www.calgaryhighlanders.com/argylls.jpg
Hurrah for the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders! I'm glad to see that bush-whacking Iraqi rabble got to become intimately aquainted with some fine Sheffield steel...

dude1394
05-20-2004, 09:40 PM
Way to go boys.....A 100 brits are worth 1000 frenchies.

LRB
05-21-2004, 11:38 AM
Originally posted by: dude1394
Way to go boys.....A 100 brits are worth 1000 frenchies.

A warm bucket of crap is worth more than 1000 frenchies. These guys are worth considerably more. And they sure know how to get their point across to the enemy.