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Re: [chat] Lies?
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- Subject: Re: [chat] Lies?
- From: Matthew Palmer <mpalmer@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 7 Jul 2004 20:39:56 +1000
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On Wed, Jul 07, 2004 at 04:28:06PM +1000, Terry Collins wrote:
> Does anyone remember the movie The Great Escape and the casualty figures
> in that?
"51 prisoners were shot trying to escape."
"How many were killed?"
> Did anyone see Full Metal Jacket and remeber the helicopter ride
> sequence? The US Army in Iraq has not changed its approach since then.
The whole second half of that movie is probably used as a training film.
> Thankfully the Australian Army has and understands what is required
I have the unpleasant feeling that that is, in large part, because Australia
knows we don't run the world, so the word has come down from on high to be
"I'm a manager. I don't do maths."
-- Jeff Waugh, DebSIG