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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Mar 2022 8:59 p.m. PST

"I've posted before on my fascination of that little know conflict – "The Great Patio War" (Tin Soldiering On: Mr Kipling Under Fire. ( and I'm very pleased to announce that three new startling photographs have come into my possession passed onto me by a collector who wishes to remain anonymous due to the heated controversy this subject always causes . As you know "The Great Patio War" has been little studied (probably due to the total incompetence of both sides in the conflict and the lack of documentation ) , it has been thought that 'Blue Army' used Colonial troops during this conflict and these photos show I believe photographic evidence of their presence . The above post shows a patrol of colonial Askaris with two European officers/NCO's moving through some heavy vegetation which is know to have bordered the Patio , there seems to be an ancient ruin or temple in the background which would fit with archaeological find for the area…"




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FusilierDan Supporting Member of TMP15 Mar 2022 4:37 a.m. PST

Great stuff!

Personal logo The Virtual Armchair General Sponsoring Member of TMP15 Mar 2022 11:34 a.m. PST

Somewhere, Mr. Wells is smiling….


Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 Mar 2022 3:20 p.m. PST

Happy you like them boys…


Zephyr115 Mar 2022 9:17 p.m. PST

That's no temple, that's a couple of garden gnomes about to ambush that column… ;-)

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP16 Mar 2022 3:16 p.m. PST



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