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Stoessi Inactive Member08 Mar 2017 9:01 a.m. PST

Meet the Heroes: British Lieutenant Joseph Winston (Pat) Glover & Myrtle Para- Chick

Don't mess with Para-Chicks! :)

As Myrtle is quite hard to spot on the Green, here is a little help:

The whole story which is quite funny actually:

Personal logo Landorl Supporting Member of TMP08 Mar 2017 9:36 a.m. PST

OK, that has to be one of the odder stories from WWII that I have heard.

Marc33594 Supporting Member of TMP08 Mar 2017 11:32 a.m. PST

At least Myrtle didn't chicken out!

Oh come on, someone was going to say it!

Andrew Preziosi Supporting Member of TMP08 Mar 2017 12:59 p.m. PST

She flew tew!

Alun Armstrong was a ruggedly handsome man when younger, but he lost the handsomeness not many years after "ABtF" was filmed. Still a terrific actor though!

zoneofcontrol08 Mar 2017 3:46 p.m. PST

That's clucking awesome.

Personal logo Landorl Supporting Member of TMP08 Mar 2017 9:20 p.m. PST

They tried to use her as a secret weapon, but most of the Germans were married and already hen pecked

Stoessi Inactive Member09 Mar 2017 1:08 a.m. PST

OMG, you guys are the best. No other forum has come up with that many word games. :) Kudos!

uglyfatbloke09 Mar 2017 7:30 a.m. PST

She was famous for her prowess in hen-to-hen combat and was once called up before the beak for fowl behaviour, though if she was egged-on she might take someone under her wing, but eventually she went to pot.

Andrew Preziosi Supporting Member of TMP09 Mar 2017 8:26 a.m. PST

I think she had a crush on Colonel Sanders also!

zoneofcontrol09 Mar 2017 9:57 a.m. PST

She was a Certified Specialist Grade A in combat with Hen Grenades.

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP12 Mar 2017 3:25 a.m. PST

Sorry I simply do not get the yolk here

uglyfatbloke12 Mar 2017 7:51 a.m. PST

That's all white; the yolk's on you. I wonder how she cope with shells? Did she crack?
Also, you can't use enamels or acrylics…you need eggshell.

uglyfatbloke12 Mar 2017 10:02 a.m. PST

…and of course she was a member of 1st Avian Division, which had very bad cluck at Arnhem.

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