Our Motto

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Phil(Quassie)Baldwin
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Re: Our Motto

Postby Phil(Quassie)Baldwin » Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:04 am

Syd
Get it from Noah's Arc. :)
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Re: Our Motto

Postby Phil(Quassie)Baldwin » Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:07 am

Rick
Problem with your idea is you would have to "Tie your kangaroo down sport" :D
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Re: Our Motto

Postby Bill Bentley » Tue Nov 26, 2013 9:39 am

Hello again Frank and everyone else,

just being nosey I tipped '1798 Princes Frederica of Prussia' into 'easy search' (Noah's Arc sponsored links !!) and came up with a bag of worms.

It seems that there was more inbreeding and intrigue back then than even I had suspected. Three times married to cousins and aunties with mistresses on the side was common place. After a (for me) longish search the only reference to Princess Fredericia of Prussia and the Duke of York that I could find referred to a goblet, presented as a gift:

„This stately ceremonial goblet was a gift to Frederica Sayers from her godmother for whom she was named, Princess Frederica of Prussia, wife of Prince Frederick Augustus, duke of York, the second son of King George II of Great Britain“.

At the end of the day I simply have to conclude that many 'historical facts' are no more than 'wishful thinking'. The more that archaeologists and scientists uncover about the past the less we can rely on that what we were taught as kids. The only truth is 'here and now' and the only people worth risking your own life for are your mates, not God or the church, not for Queen and country, not for romantic ideals of Saint George, King Arthur, or Robin Hood ! (See Dusty's and Trevor's posts).

Respect the units in which you served because that's where most of us met our 'true friends' and enjoy the fairy tales of yore as a good yarn because they are little more.

Look after yourselves and your mates and beggar the rest !

PS I would be hopping mad about Rick's suggestion :lol:
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Re: Our Motto

Postby Phil(Quassie)Baldwin » Tue Nov 26, 2013 9:44 am

Bill
Next you will be telling us that Father Christmas dosent exist and it wasent the thooth fairy that left a tanner under our pillows :(
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Re: Our Motto

Postby shotgun » Tue Nov 26, 2013 8:09 pm

visited the zitedel last year,putting close up and distant photo on my fb , 4 the clever ones amongst u, feel free to put them on this site...great place to visit.. goin back next august
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Re: Our Motto

Postby shotgun » Wed Nov 27, 2013 2:53 pm

Tried posting this last night. Put some good photos of our hawk from the spandau zitadel , any of u clever computer boffins can steal them and put them on here. Only got a mobile and its difficult. The whole of the inside of the zitadel lip full of hawks.
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Re: Our Motto

Postby steve wheeler » Thu Dec 05, 2013 11:30 pm

This was taken a couple of years ago at the Zitadelle, as you can see , thats our badge .The stadt gave us a copy for SHQ in Smuts. It was over the main door of the building until I left in '92.
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