Brits at Crete

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Re: Brits at Crete

Postby PolzyStevo » Tue Jan 15, 2013 9:12 pm

Surely you wear socks and hose tops?
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Re: Brits at Crete

Postby Yith » Tue Jan 15, 2013 10:14 pm

heh, well yes of course, but not super long ones. :)
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Re: Brits at Crete

Postby Tommy9151 » Sat Jan 19, 2013 6:31 pm

What weapons for the British are acceptable?
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Re: Brits at Crete

Postby Steiner » Sat Jan 19, 2013 9:13 pm

Ah, good question Tommy - the thread is not really specific enough, apologies. Any wood-stocked rifle (ammo limits will be fairly low, so SMGs won't rule the roost), Thompson, Sten, Bren, Vickers MG, Lewis gun - heh, if anybody has them. :)
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Re: Brits at Crete

Postby Tommy9151 » Sat Jan 19, 2013 9:16 pm

Excellent, my KA Thompson M1928 will get some mileage, thank you for clearing that up Steiner.
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Re: Brits at Crete

Postby Steiner » Sun Jan 20, 2013 9:30 am

Ah, M1928 - perfect. :good:
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Re: Brits at Crete

Postby Tommy9151 » Sun Jan 20, 2013 5:32 pm

Yes, whether I can find a horizontal foregrip for it is one thing, but I'm definitely getting the spring downgraded by then so I can use the Hop-up without getting an FPS of approximately 400.
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Re: Brits at Crete

Postby Steiner » Sun Jan 20, 2013 6:47 pm

Ouch! Yes, downgrading is in order. :)
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Re: Brits at Crete

Postby Sgt.Heide » Sun Jan 20, 2013 6:55 pm

Steiner wrote:Ouch! Yes, downgrading is in order. :)


As would be a chrono' on the day, methinks!
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Re: Brits at Crete

Postby Steiner » Sun Jan 20, 2013 6:58 pm

Good point - we will have one. :good:
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Re: Brits at Crete

Postby Ramsay00105 » Tue Jan 22, 2013 1:18 pm

Horizontal and Vertical forgrips were in use by British troops in 1941 so both would be fine to use. The STEN had not come into widespread use then so that the Thompson is the better choice for a British Machine Carbine at this period. Having said that my intention will be to field a SMLE on the day.
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Re: Brits at Crete

Postby Tommy9151 » Tue Jan 22, 2013 6:40 pm

Lucky you, I only got the Thompson as it was on sale for £110 which includes P&P.
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Re: Brits at Crete

Postby Gadge » Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:37 pm

braces... fine.

Not shaving at the battle for crete would just look a bit odd really. its not like it was that long, the brits had ample water and the only guys who didnt shave in the 40s were the lRDG, chindits and navy (and a few others) but nothing wrecks the brit look more than a middling beard. if you're going to go for a beard be a pioneer sgt and grow a proper one.
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Re: Brits at Crete

Postby PolzyStevo » Tue Feb 12, 2013 1:26 pm

Any idea on correct insignia for BDs? I'm guessing Y&L shoulder flash but any divisional patch underneath?
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Re: Brits at Crete

Postby Universal Gunner » Tue Feb 12, 2013 5:51 pm

I think it should be khaki slip on titles. Shoulder flashes are later. Out at the moment but I think AoS flashes were only just around and may not have made it to Crete. Not sure on the brigade structure there either.
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