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What A Great Thing We Did!!!!!!!!!!

Postby Dan4th » Fri Oct 07, 2011 5:00 pm

This is from the Brit perspective, but was
there ever any question we would do this?



I have wondered WHAT the Russians thought
about this effort. Were they Amazed? Were
they ANGRY? Did they somehow Admire what
we were doing?

I like to think all three!

Danf.
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Re: What A Great Thing We Did!!!!!!!!!!

Postby Xplumberlives » Fri Oct 07, 2011 5:19 pm

It's a great story D4th, shows how WE wouldn't let our friends down! :ymapplause:
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Re: What A Great Thing We Did!!!!!!!!!!

Postby Jigsaw » Fri Oct 07, 2011 5:23 pm

Xplumberlives wrote:It's a great story D4th, shows how WE wouldn't let our friends down! :ymapplause:


What Dave said :ymapplause:
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Re: What A Great Thing We Did!!!!!!!!!!

Postby MOD » Fri Oct 07, 2011 5:41 pm

The spin off to this fantastic effort was the birth of affordable 'mass' airline travel, certainly in the UK.



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Re: What A Great Thing We Did!!!!!!!!!!

Postby Ducati Boy » Thu Nov 10, 2011 2:13 am

Great movie. Great achievement. Somehow a very typically British thing to do to help our former enemies by a great humanitarian action. Nice of the "colonials" to join in too though, thanks Yanks. :ymdevil: :D
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Re: What A Great Thing We Did!!!!!!!!!!

Postby 10680 » Thu Nov 10, 2011 11:05 am

Dan4th wrote:This is from the Brit perspective, but was
there ever any question we would do this?



I have wondered WHAT the Russians thought
about this effort. Were they Amazed? Were
they ANGRY? Did they somehow Admire what
we were doing?

I like to think all three!

Danf.


Well they can't have been that chuffed, because they (vice the East Germans) then built the Berlin Wall. Although that was a few years later.

And the story of Volkswagen saved by a British officer is another good story.
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