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Old 24-03-2016, 06:53 PM   #59
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Lightbulb Three Days in June

Battle of Mount Longdon..
Originally Posted by jimmyoc View Post
Hi, if anyone is interested in the 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment during the bloodiest battle of the war, if you read Three Days in June the definitive account of the battle for Mount Longdon..Ideal for a Christmas present..bye for now..
Sub-Lieutenant Baldini is accused of having handed out field punishment to a number of conscripts for having abandoned their posts to go looking for food.. "Our own officers were our greatest enemies", says Ernesto Alonso of Baldini's platoon who later became the president of CECIM, a veterans group founded by Rodolfo Carrizo and former conscripts of the 7th Regiment. "They supplied themselves with whiskey from the pubs, but they weren’t prepared for war.. They disappeared when things got serious." Alonso also claims the conscripts on Mount Longdon fought “without any type of leadership by our commanders, the officers and NCOs."..
But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you..

(Proverbs 22:22):"Rob not the poor, for he is poor, neither oppress (or crush) the lowly in the gate."

(Amenemope, ch. 2):"Beware of robbing the poor, and oppressing the afflicted"..
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