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« Reply #390 on: 09 August 2018, 06:18:21 AM »

Gallipoli exhibition with huge sculptures by Weta workshop. Moving stuff.https://youtu.be/q1tL6-xCTN4
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« Reply #391 on: 09 August 2018, 09:13:05 AM »

It is definitely moving in person, I've visited three times so far

The attention to detail is amazing; there are three different species of flies on the bully beef
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« Reply #392 on: 16 August 2018, 08:14:31 AM »

A British movie from 1956, a Hill in Korea. https://youtu.be/ID1pLl5FMxk
National servicemen vs Chinese.
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« Reply #393 on: 16 August 2018, 11:14:25 AM »

Great film.

It's how Michael Caine got into film. He fought in Korea and was taken on as an expert.
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« Reply #394 on: 16 August 2018, 04:29:45 PM »

Ah, did not know that about Michael Caine. This, by the way, is one of my favorite threads. There is so much good stuff to be found on YouTube.

Terry
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« Reply #395 on: 16 August 2018, 07:12:56 PM »

Ah, did not know that about Michael Caine. This, by the way, is one of my favorite threads. There is so much good stuff to be found on YouTube.

Terry

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« Reply #396 on: 16 August 2018, 09:18:43 PM »

I think that film was on today. Was tempted to record it, but then completely forgot. Will probably be repeated soon though...
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« Reply #397 on: 17 August 2018, 09:20:26 PM »

Great film.

It's how Michael Caine got into film. He fought in Korea and was taken on as an expert.

Alfie was in Korea??

I'll need to check this out!  Great find!
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« Reply #398 on: 17 August 2018, 10:46:29 PM »

On the subject of movie stars and history, I had the honor and pleasure to have corresponded with Michael Todd before he passed. Not sure how many know he was in the Airborne during WW2 and jumped into Normandy. He told me once that there was a scene  that seemed a bit odd to him in the filming of The Longest Day, where he played Major John Howard who took Pegasus Bridge. In the war he was the actual officer that came up and told Major Howard that he was relieved by the 7th Battalion of the Airborne.   I don't know who the actor was that played the paratrooper who came up to Major Howard in the movie, but he said it always seemed a bit odd that as he turned around in that scene that I was talking to me.....or well, the actor who was playing me!

And that's the rest of the story,

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« Reply #399 on: 17 August 2018, 10:56:48 PM »

Richard Todd?
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« Reply #400 on: 17 August 2018, 11:12:24 PM »

This was one of the suggested videos next to "A Hill in Korea"

Michael Caine talking about some of his experiences in the military, including in Korea

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxJI7Uz8xnU" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxJI7Uz8xnU</a>
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« Reply #401 on: 24 August 2018, 04:45:08 PM »

Forgotten Weapons is going up a gear ...
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dJDn5F1GQk" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dJDn5F1GQk</a><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcZmeeV2ygE" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcZmeeV2ygE</a>

The Chieftain seems to be running out of tanks too
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w08rtY5dz7M" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w08rtY5dz7M</a><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0t8Fk7Fszwc" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0t8Fk7Fszwc</a>
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« Reply #402 on: 24 August 2018, 09:56:13 PM »

Rock Island Auction Company are obviously very nice hosts Smiley
And have worked out a good way to get 'free' coverage on Youtube Wink
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« Reply #403 on: 27 August 2018, 11:26:28 AM »

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=too2K3GJjiA" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=too2K3GJjiA</a>
A lecture on linen body armour.

"The Study of Antiquity and the Middle Ages" is a fantastic channel on YouTube
 
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Lord Oik of Runcorn
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« Reply #404 on: 28 August 2018, 09:54:02 PM »

Hmmm ... no takers for the hours lecture on linen armour?

How about this?

Periscope Films (great channel for old new reels) has just added some contemporary Viet Nam films:

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AH2Q4N4cpBc" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AH2Q4N4cpBc</a><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJQojYzg5Ow" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJQojYzg5Ow</a><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OzfcBAHCUIk" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OzfcBAHCUIk</a>
I've linked 3 here, but there are 10 altogether.
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Lord Oik of Runcorn
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Oik of the Year 2013
Oik of the Year 2014
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3 votes in the 2016 Painting Competition!

15mm is dead. It just doesn't know it yet.
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