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  1. Commando

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    What famous WW2 British commander was imprisoned in Colditz castle.

    Hint: It has to do with my favorite topic. :lol:
     
  2. Commando

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    All right, I'll give you a clue. His first name was David.
     
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    David Niven?

    He was the commando who blew up Fortress Navaronne. :wink:
     
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    Nope, sorry. Guess again.
     
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    Quiz

    'Copperfield'?
    He had great expectations but a dickens of a job on the escape committee!
    Bowie?
    Got it...............Beckham!
     
  6. Commando

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    Nope, sorry. His last name begins with S.
     
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    Yep. David Sterling, founder of the SAS.
     
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    Did he do sterling job when founding the SAS? :D
     
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    Dunno what you mean sorry :-?
     
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    Another question. Who replaced David Sterling, as commander of the SAS?
     
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    English colloquialism, if you wanted to say someone had done well at something you might say that they'd done a sterling(Sp?) job, so David obviously did a Stirling Job when he created the SAS.

    It kinda looses it's humour when you have to spell it out word for word... :roll:
     
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    Sorry. I'm Australian, so that's why I didn't know what you meant. :D
     
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    Wasn't it Bob Sterling his Brother?
     
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    Dunno. :-?
     

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