Ninja_Stoker said:No problem, it's just one of those things, everyone was very scared - 7 days sat on a UXB kind of makes you a bit twitchy, especially when it's laying in a magazine (explosive store-room) flooded in diesel which then catches fire. If nothing else, it keeps you "regular".
Having said all that, I take my hat off to the Royal Marines that flew on the Apache Helicopter Rescue in Afghanistan earlier this year. I still can't believe the 3 Army co-pilots got DFCs, the 3 Army pilots & Royal Engineer (Commando trained) who flew on the outside each got Military Crosses- The 3 Royal Marine Commandos got nothing, not even a mention in dispatches.
(One of the young Marines was one of my candidates, who only joined 18 months beforehand.)
alan wilson said:....stunning bravery
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