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The VICTORY SHOW at Cosby

Postby Xplumberlives » Mon Sep 05, 2011 5:03 pm

The light on the Saturday was constantly changing, if you were lucky and in the right place, the chance of some lovely saturation was possible.

The Mustangs arrived and landed to set down their passengers.

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Hurricane R4118 was very quick to land and taxi in.
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It was nice to be allowed over the crowd line for a few minutes to get shots from a different angle.
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Great to get all three warbirds lined up together.
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Keith Denison took her up for a lovely display and the sun reappeared momentarily.
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A G.I. explaining the use of an adaptor to fire a No36 Grenade from his rifle.
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One of the German Infantry Officers dug in at the base of the field.
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German SNCO checking on his waiting troops.
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Waiting for the attack can be so boring!
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Propaganda Department at full tilt!
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Allied Artillery slipping in to position a field away!
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INCOMING!
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A couple of happy crowd members.
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Re: The VICTORY SHOW at Cosby

Postby Mayfly » Mon Sep 05, 2011 5:15 pm

The guy with the cigarette in his mouth looks like Clint Eastwood :))
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Re: The VICTORY SHOW at Cosby

Postby RLN » Mon Sep 05, 2011 8:42 pm

Thanks, Pam. I didn't think you would see through my disguise. :D
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Re: The VICTORY SHOW at Cosby

Postby Xplumberlives » Mon Sep 05, 2011 9:11 pm

Highlight of the day whilst waiting for 558s bombing run on Sunday was this young Falcon out hunting, she caught a mouse eventually!
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Re: The VICTORY SHOW at Cosby

Postby Gaz » Mon Sep 05, 2011 9:48 pm

Great shots Dave!

None of the "other" German photographer?
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Re: The VICTORY SHOW at Cosby

Postby Olicat » Mon Sep 05, 2011 10:07 pm

Good shots :)

I like the shots of Re enactors - the blurred background looks really nice!
Fly fast jets and/or C130s over my house please, I'm bored!

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Re: The VICTORY SHOW at Cosby

Postby Xplumberlives » Mon Sep 05, 2011 10:32 pm

Thanks, it was only the early part of the battle that we were able to photograph due to the ever increasing smoke, ash and debris from all the explosions!
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Re: The VICTORY SHOW at Cosby

Postby Lucas1860 » Tue Sep 06, 2011 5:58 pm

Nice set bud.

Got this, by the end of the show I legged it to the fence for the airshow so didn't catch up with you.

I've sent it to the fire Service, well with winter coming on and the living room fires lit, I thought they could use it to scare the kids by placing it over the mantle. =))

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Re: The VICTORY SHOW at Cosby

Postby RLN » Tue Sep 06, 2011 6:40 pm

I wish you'd warned us before posting that. :D
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Re: The VICTORY SHOW at Cosby

Postby Xplumberlives » Tue Sep 06, 2011 6:44 pm

Jim, you caught me in the middle of a sneezing bought, probably brought on by all the bloody dust and smoke! Thoroughly enjoyed the day and the company, Gaz put on a very impressive spread and introduced me to something called LAGER! ;)
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Re: The VICTORY SHOW at Cosby

Postby Lucas1860 » Tue Sep 06, 2011 6:56 pm

Xplumberlives wrote:Jim, you caught me in the middle of a sneezing bought, probably brought on by all the bloody dust and smoke! Thoroughly enjoyed the day and the company, Gaz put on a very impressive spread and introduced me to something called LAGER! ;)


I was scanning with the lens from the far end, caught you in the viewfinder. Its was dusty, good though.

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Re: The VICTORY SHOW at Cosby

Postby Xplumberlives » Tue Sep 06, 2011 7:26 pm

Gaz wrote:Great shots Dave!

None of the "other" German photographer?


Do you mean this one?
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The guy who REALLY failed to fit in with the Kraughts!

Here is a shot from the hedgeline of the Germans waiting for the onslaught!
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Re: The VICTORY SHOW at Cosby

Postby Gaz » Tue Sep 06, 2011 7:55 pm

Lucas1860 wrote:Nice set bud.

Got this, by the end of the show I legged it to the fence for the airshow so didn't catch up with you.

I've sent it to the fire Service, well with winter coming on and the living room fires lit, I thought they could use it to scare the kids by placing it over the mantle. =))

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Re: The VICTORY SHOW at Cosby

Postby Xplumberlives » Tue Sep 06, 2011 8:14 pm

Gaz, have you been drinking heavily so early?
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Re: The VICTORY SHOW at Cosby

Postby Gaz » Tue Sep 06, 2011 8:22 pm

Interview with BAe today, I've been on the brandy since dawn!! ;)
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Re: The VICTORY SHOW at Cosby

Postby Xplumberlives » Tue Sep 06, 2011 9:20 pm

Gaz wrote:Interview with BAe today, I've been on the brandy since dawn!! ;)



Are they really seeking your GUPPY expertise? :-o
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Re: The VICTORY SHOW at Cosby

Postby Gaz » Tue Sep 06, 2011 11:09 pm

Xplumberlives wrote:
Gaz wrote:Interview with BAe today, I've been on the brandy since dawn!! ;)



Are they really seeking your GUPPY expertise? :-o



No
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