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  1. old medic

    Walts, posers & wannabes (merged)

    BBC Magazine has a new (25 Nov 2016) article on Walts. http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-38085998
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    (We Think) It's a bomb - Nuclear (But it's not)

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    (We Think) It's a bomb - Nuclear (But it's not)

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/nov/04/canada-lost-nuke-found-cold-war-bomb Diver may have found 'lost nuke' missing since cold war off Canada coast 04 Nov 2016 .............. Continues at the link above. - mod edit to thread title to reflect results of probe -
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    Malaysia Airliner Disappearance

    An interesting find on Reunion Island off Madagascar. http://globalnews.ca/news/2137778/plane-debris-found-on-reunion-island-investigated-for-mh370-link/...
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    (SGT?) Franck Gervais (split from Walts, posers)

    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/franck-gervais-charged-with-impersonating-soldier-in-court-jan-6-1.2865528 continues at link.
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    Domestic Terrorism/Public Attacks on CAF Personnel

    "Halton Regional police have called a press conference about the shooting at 3 p.m. The Spectator will Live Stream this conference. " Source: http://www.thespec.com/news-story/4927568-hamilton-argylls-soldier-fatally-shot-at-national-war-memorial/
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    Domestic Terrorism/Public Attacks on CAF Personnel

    CBC is already chomping at the bit: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/news/canadian-soldier-shot-in-ottawa-a-reservist-from-hamilton-1.2808960
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    Coolest WW 2 plane (split from F-35 thread)

    No idea why, but one I like and not mentioned yet is the beaufighter. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auHYZrNK9wk
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    Milnet.ca Medic Q&A

    Medical plans are pretty common documents, but to follow/carry out the plan, you certainly need to be able to read and understand it. Feel free to PM and ask about terms your not familiar with.  I'm sure the senior medics or doctors here will aim you in the right direction. A better...
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    Any Med-Techs in the house? Hemoglobin question

    As it is already suspected to be the result of the blood donation, what may happen is your asked to go back and get a second lab result to confirm.
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    Helmet help WW1

    Here are links that may help out. Perhaps something will look familiar. http://thebrodiehelmet.weebly.com/canada.html http://edmontoncivildefencemuseum.com/?page_id=1713 http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/militaria-arms/288546-m1917-helmet.html
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    Helmet help WW1

    Brodie Helmet.  Mark 1 or 2? Are there any stamping marks inside it? what colour is the exterior? The red F leads me to guess Fire Warden. 
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    Has a few photos in his photostream. http://www.flickr.com/photos/36702396@N00/3606888370/in/photostream/
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    Anytime, I love these types of hunts. Here are some photos, the first a corner of an air nav map from 1943 with the field marked.  Looks to be inland from the lake, between Highway 33 and what I'm guessing is still number 8. I will hazard a guess, (I've never been there) and say that the...
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    Hard to find references to this place.  It appears to have just been a secondary relief strip, and according to the "the whig" article I posted last night, it looks to have just been a grass field.  Here is a link to another forum with some discussion from 2009...
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    Perhaps you can find this author: http://www.thewhig.com/2009/06/05/city-slow-to-warm-to-its-airport DOUG WAGNER Friday, June 5, 2009 continues at link
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    WILLIAM MORRIS, Algonquin Regiment

    http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/81704/MORRIS,%20WILLIAM%20ARTHUR Pte William Arthur Morris Service Number 410547 killed 28 October 1916 at age 21 Parents Son of D. R. and Mary Morris, of Mattawa, Ontario. Buried Contay British Cemetary,  Contay, Somme, France Plot - III. D. 28...
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    NGO/Aid group wants to buy assault ship USS Nassau for fitting as relief ship

    It is not without past precedent. USS Sanctuary was sold for $10.00 to a NGO in 1989.  It was a hospital ship however. Owning your own Carrier isn't unheard of, HMS Vengeance had been for sale on ebay before going to the breaker yard in 2004. http://kungfo0.org/theweb/ebay/carrier.html...