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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP22 Jan 2023 8:07 p.m. PST

… Frankly Enjoyed War


"Adrian Carton de Wiart. Not many people know the name, but it belonged to one of the most battle-scarred soldiers in the history of the British Army. Carton de Wiart served in three different wars, and don't think he got away unscathed. He suffered 11 injuries, and by the end of his military career was a one-eyed, one-handed war hero and that's just scratching the surface of his military career.

On May 5, 1880, Adrian Carton de Wiart was born to an aristocratic family in Brussels, Belgium. Growing up relatively well-off, Carton de Wiart was sent to boarding school in England and eventually studyied law at Balliol College at Oxford University. Itching for something more, he dropped out and enrolled in the British Army…"

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Wolfhag Supporting Member of TMP23 Jan 2023 8:39 a.m. PST

That guy is a beast.

Bill N23 Jan 2023 8:48 a.m. PST

I heard of him primarily in relation to his service in WW1. I am a bit surprised you decided to just put him on the WW2 board Armand.

Col Piron23 Jan 2023 12:44 p.m. PST

SABATON The Unkillable Soldier

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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP23 Jan 2023 2:07 p.m. PST

(smile)


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bandit86 Supporting Member of TMP27 Jan 2023 10:03 p.m. PST

Some men are just born for war

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