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Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP11 Sep 2021 11:26 a.m. PST

Today, we did just that!

We did Wings of Glory WW1 at our club, and as ever had a lot of fun!
To see how things played out, please go to my blog at this link

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Enjoy!

Borderguy19011 Sep 2021 10:01 p.m. PST

very nice write up! haven't played Wings in a bit, though I plan to at Historicon in November.

HMS Exeter12 Sep 2021 1:12 a.m. PST

What's the classic old joke about the Dutch pilot who'd flown as a volunteer in the RAF during WWII. He'd come across the channel to visit old flying buddies. One of them suggested that he visit his grand daughter's school and give them a talk about flying in the war.

So he goes in and tells the story of the fighter sweep he made over the Dutch coast when he got wounded.

"Ve vas vlying offur deh coost ven vee was yoomped by seex German vokkers. I zhot doun one, den anoother heat me in my sheen. My veengmen chayzed off dee oother vokkers and I mayed it back to Biggin Heel."

The teacher pipes up, "during the war many German pilots flew planes made by Fokker," to clarify.

"Ja," says the Dutchman, "but deez vokkers vas vlying Messerschmeets."

arthur181512 Sep 2021 2:26 a.m. PST

In the version I heard, the pilot was Polish.

4DJones12 Sep 2021 3:49 a.m. PST

In the version I've heard the pilot was an upper class Englishman with a plummy accent.

HMS Exeter12 Sep 2021 5:02 a.m. PST

You gotta love equal opportunity humor.

Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP12 Sep 2021 10:36 a.m. PST

Thanks Guys!

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