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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP23 Jun 2021 9:59 p.m. PST

"The "British Grenadiers" are possibly the most iconic soldiers of all the 18th Century. That's not surprising, with their great bearskin or mitre caps, impressive height and strength, and notorious reputation for battlefield excellence. But who exactly were these brave heroes? Much is said of the British Grenadiers, but much is also rather inaccurate! Did you know, for example, that for much of the later 18th Century, the "Grenadiers" didn't even use grenades?"

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42flanker24 Jun 2021 1:39 a.m. PST

What? Hold the phone!
(Who let Michael Gove in?)

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP24 Jun 2021 3:40 p.m. PST

(smile)


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