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Offline FSTO

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BBC Drama - "The Last Post"
« on: January 02, 2019, 16:44:19 »

Now on the CBC streaming site.

Watched the first episode today. Not sure why I watch TV military dramas, they only seem to raise my blood pressure because of the absurdity of it all.

My question:
Why do the Red Caps have a base all to themselves?

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Re: BBC Drama - "The Last Post"
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2019, 17:04:32 »
Lots on Yemen and Oman in very interesting book by James Barr about rivalry, overt and clandestine, during and after World War II: "Lords of the Desert: Britain's Struggle with America to Dominate the Middle East"

And see what plane did quite a bit of bombing:

...Tactical bombing tasks...normally carried out over the rugged Jebel Akhdar in northern Oman with Shackletons carrying up to 12 1,000lb bombs.

Ça explique, mais ça n'excuse pas.