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Coastal Command

Discussion in 'General Chatter' started by Jim, Aug 22, 2010.

  1. Jim

    Jim New Member

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    Coastal Command's ground crews worked all hours to keep their aircraft in the air in the battle against the U-boats. One weary mechanic failed to notice and salute a newly commissioned (and very unpopular) officer. To remind him to recognise the King's Commission, he ordered that he salute him for ten minutes.

    A senior officer emerged from HQ and asked what was going on. When told, he reminded the officer that it was also a rule that the salute be returned-so, to the squadron's delight, there they stood, saluting each other for 10 minutes. :silly:

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