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Old 01-10-2016, 06:17 PM   #221
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The Charge of the Light Brigade..
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The regiment saw service in Germany in 1761 and was renumbered the 17th Regiment of (Light) Dragoons in April 1763.. In 1764 the regiment went to Ireland.. In May 1766 it was renumbered again, this time as the 3rd Regiment of Light Dragoons..It regained the 17th numeral in 1769 as the 17th Regiment of (Light) Dragoons..The regiment was sent to North America in 1775, arriving in Boston, then besieged by American rebels in the American Revolutionary War..It was in action again at the Battle of Forts Clinton and Montgomery in October 1777..As the attached regular cavalry, the 17th Light Dragoons clung on to an identity separate from the provincials, even refusing to exchange their fading scarlet clothing for the legion's green jackets..In 1806, the regiment took part in the disastrous expeditions to Spanish-controlled South America, then an ally of France during the Napoleonic Wars..The regiment landed at Calamita Bay near Eupatoria in September 1854 for service in the Crimean War and saw action, as part of the light brigade under the command of Major General the Earl of Cardigan, at the Battle of Alma in September 1854..


17th Skull & Bones..

The town hall of the 17th arrondissement is on Rue des Batignolles..The head office of Dailymotion is located in the Immeuble Horizons 17..When it existed, Gaz de France had its head office in the 17th arrondissement..The 17th arrondissement also hosts the Palais des Congrès of Paris..There are 37 bridges within Paris and dozens more spanning the river outside the city..Situated on the right bank of the River Seine, this arrondissement is divided in 4 administrative districts..The Seine is a 777-kilometre (483 mi) long river and an important commercial waterway within the Paris Basin in the north of France..The name "Seine" comes from the Latin Sequana, the Gallo-Roman goddess of the river..In March, 1314, King Philip IV of France had Jacques de Molay, last Grand Master of the Knights Templar, burned on a scaffold on an island in the River Seine in front of Notre Dame de Paris..After the burning at the stake of Joan of Arc in 1431, her ashes were thrown into the Seine from the medieval stone Mathilde Bridge at Rouen..According to his will, Napoleon, who died in 1821, wished to be buried on the banks of the Seine..The Seine was one of the original objectives of Operation Overlord..


Errol Flynn & Olivia de Havilland 1936..

The Battle of Balaclava, fought on 25 October 1854 during the Crimean War, was part of Siege of Sevastopol (1854–1855) to capture the port and fortress of Sevastopol, Russia's principal naval base on the Black Sea..The regiment, which was based in Sialkot in India at the start of the First World War, landed in France as part of the 2nd (Sialkot) Cavalry Brigade in the 1st Indian Cavalry Division in November 1914 for service on the Western Front..After the signing of the Armistice on 11 November 1918, the regiment remained in continental Europe, joining the British Army of the Rhine in Cologne, Germany..It was originally composed of five corps, composed of two divisions each, plus a cavalry division..In August 1920 Winston Churchill told the British Parliament that the BAOR consisted of approximately 13,360 troops, consisting of staff, cavalry, Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers, infantry, machine gun corps, tankhs, and the usual ancillary services..In 1921, the title of the regiment was altered to the 17th Lancers (Duke of Cambridge's Own)..BAOR included the 2nd Rhine Brigade - 2nd Battalion Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 1922–1924 - 1st Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles 1922–1926 - 1st Battalion Manchester Regiment 1923–1924 - 1st Battalion Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry 1925–1927 - The regiment then served in County Cork, Ireland, where it operated against the Irish Republican Army during the War of Independence..British Police in Kent confiscated the War on Terror board game partly because of the inclusion of a balaclava...


Chlorine is a chemical element with symbol Cl and atomic number 17..Detective Barton is searching for a necklace stolen by a gang of thieves..She explains that her father went onto the roof and that they are next door in number 15..The bell tolls half past midnight and the dead body has disappeared..Three people arrive at the windswept haus...
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https://forum.davidicke.com/showpost...8&postcount=83It's like the pictures, isn't it?..Ya don't have to do nothin' in this 'ere house - ya stand still and things happen!..How do you feel?.Now, where's that candle?.Here, have some of this...https://forum.davidicke.com/showpost...&postcount=186

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