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tomrommel118 Nov 2020 10:35 p.m. PST

Another Full Metal Miniatures figure. A Vietnamese civilian having a short brake or is he spying for the VC?

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Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP19 Nov 2020 2:55 a.m. PST

I do hope the title translates across the Pond.

The Story goes that UK PM Anthony Eden was talking to Pres Eisenhower about the future PM Harold Macmillan and said "He was my fag at Eton you know". To which Ike replied "Gee you British are so open about that kind of thing". Well that is the story often told anyway.

Darrell B D Day19 Nov 2020 3:03 a.m. PST

I may be wrong but I strongly suspect the OP used that heading in the light of this dual meaning rather than in ignorance of it.


Stryderg19 Nov 2020 5:40 a.m. PST

Oh, I read it as a "flag". Was expecting a diorama of a flag raising. Still, nicely painted and composition on the picture.

Legion 419 Nov 2020 7:23 a.m. PST

A Vietnamese civilian having a short brake or is he spying for the VC?
It has been rumored the Vietnamese civilian running the taxi stand in front of the US Embassy was one of the top operatives in NVA intel …

Personal logo 15mm and 28mm Fanatik Supporting Member of TMP20 Nov 2020 8:57 a.m. PST

Don't smoke a fag. It's bad for your lungs.

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