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by London Boy
Wed 30 Jan, 2008 9:01 am
Forum: Para's General Discussion
Topic: The Fallschirmjager
Replies: 30
Views: 6024

Fallschirmjäger is still the German word for paratrooper. In Swedish the word is similar, Fallskärmsjägare Interesting fact is that the German paras of WWII belonged to the Luftwaffe not the army. Fallschirm in German and Fällskärm in Swedish simply mean parachute Jäger (German) Jägare (Swedish) lit...
by London Boy
Tue 29 Jan, 2008 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Careers After The Military?
Replies: 47
Views: 12822

Re: Careers After The Military?

Hey guy I was wondering what careers you all went onto after serving in the forces or if you havent left yet what you plan to do after??? Ok then Arran, to add a serious answer On leaving the RAF Regt: 1. Sneaky beaky "govt commissioned" job guarding foreign diplomats in their new premise...
by London Boy
Fri 25 Jan, 2008 3:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: child locators
Replies: 9
Views: 2125

I still want to know what a child locator is. Visions of kids tagged with electronic bracelets :D
by London Boy
Fri 25 Jan, 2008 8:06 am
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: child locators
Replies: 9
Views: 2125

What the hell is a child locator?
The only child locator's I know of are the
UHF systems that my agency uses for searching for children in urban ruins after earthquakes, building collapses etc.
by London Boy
Thu 24 Jan, 2008 5:33 pm
Forum: Army General Discussion
Topic: Fitness
Replies: 26
Views: 4857

So Harry, we've a bit in common then. Were you living up in Liverpool back then? One thing I remember, which a lot of later skins don't believe when you tell them is that in the mid 70s very few of us had Docs, we had army boots, commando boots, all sorts but not many of us had Docs, not round my wa...
by London Boy
Thu 24 Jan, 2008 5:24 pm
Forum: Army General Discussion
Topic: Fitness
Replies: 26
Views: 4857

ska-boogie orignally early 60s R n B mixed in with a backbeat then Blue beat , ska, rocksteady and reggae. and remember"lovers rock"? :wink: I missed the questions last time, hang on a) penny or college loafers. I don't remember any brogues until those awful Norwegians with the lattice ins...
by London Boy
Thu 24 Jan, 2008 4:22 pm
Forum: Army General Discussion
Topic: Fitness
Replies: 26
Views: 4857

Wannabee? cheeky bugger? :wink:

And Coventry, sod off, London mate! London

Okay Harry you get the grandad points then for bieng the forum's oldest skinhead. :wink:

You drawing your pension already then? :wink:
by London Boy
Thu 24 Jan, 2008 1:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Help With Military Path Decision...
Replies: 11
Views: 2008

lol fair enough, haha. Was you offered it through the police seeing as you was there before that or outside? Ive been to thailand for a month maybe i could get offered something there down the line, hahaha... No, I left the police in 96, then moved to Sweden with my Swedish wife & got the job i...
by London Boy
Thu 24 Jan, 2008 12:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Help With Military Path Decision...
Replies: 11
Views: 2008

Also how did you end up in a position in the Swedish Ministry of Defence? Thats quite a difference and pretty cool :D Well with my background it was quite easy. I'd been in Sweden a year, then someone found out about my backgorund and offered me a job on a communications secretariat at an agency. A...
by London Boy
Thu 24 Jan, 2008 11:58 am
Forum: Army General Discussion
Topic: Fitness
Replies: 26
Views: 4857

Absolutely class film! Really brought back that whole era for me. To be honest I think the timings were a bit off as by 1983 the whole skinhead thing had been well and truly taken over by the NF and British Movement. Ironic given its roots in the Jamaican Rude Boy culture. Still wore the Harrington...
by London Boy
Thu 24 Jan, 2008 11:42 am
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Help With Military Path Decision...
Replies: 11
Views: 2008

As a question I was wondering what you guys plan to do after the forces as infantry when you come out?. My ideas were Fire Service/Armed Police/Bodyguard... And aslo do you pick up many other skills in the forces, i know you get an allowance each year for education where u can pick up other courses...
by London Boy
Thu 24 Jan, 2008 11:37 am
Forum: General Discussion & Introductions
Topic: Help With Military Path Decision...
Replies: 11
Views: 2008

I can only second everything PA wrote. And would add that if your REME or RE thoughts centre around learning a trade and then shagging off again to civvy strasse be advised that once you've learned a technical trade in the armed forces, it is going to cost you an arm & a leg if you want to buy y...
by London Boy
Thu 24 Jan, 2008 10:39 am
Forum: Army General Discussion
Topic: Fitness
Replies: 26
Views: 4857

Is "Rudeboy" now a bad thing? No, absolutely not. I think he thought you meant "don't be rude, boy" Anyway, I still wear my red docs, Fred Perrys and ben Shermans with pride and have a nice rudeboy crop, still listen to ska, reggae and still proud to call myself a traditional sk...
by London Boy
Thu 24 Jan, 2008 10:31 am
Forum: Military History
Topic: The 6 day war
Replies: 16
Views: 5961

Rover wrote:Hello London Boy,

http://www.britains-smallwars.com

Its all in the spelling.

HD

Dhofar is part of Oman.
Nothing to do with Aden

Hope this helps.

Rover
Cheers mate.


And Holger take note! Spelling! :wink:
by London Boy
Thu 24 Jan, 2008 8:16 am
Forum: Army General Discussion
Topic: Fitness
Replies: 26
Views: 4857

Aspinall1989 wrote: I am join as a chef be a friend of mine is join the infantry.
Good God, I'd focus on learning English first pal!