Author Topic: Old Sod's Army-Harry Billinge  (Read 252 times)

Offline bog

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Old Sod's Army-Harry Billinge
« on: November 08, 2019, 08:56:59 AM »
Did anyone see the interview with old soldier Harry Billinge this morning on the BBC? This was the most emotional one I have ever seen, Harry spoke so movingly of his fallen comrades. What a man. Thanks Harry.

   

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Re: Old Sod's Army-Harry Billinge
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2019, 09:11:19 AM »
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Re: Old Sod's Army-Harry Billinge
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2019, 11:30:08 AM »
Yes it was very good and credit to Naga who comforted him when he got upset


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Re: Old Sod's Army-Harry Billinge
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2019, 12:30:12 PM »
A different kind of human being.

Fabulous man, incredibly sharp for 90 and still working so hard for his fallen comrades.

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Re: Old Sod's Army-Harry Billinge
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2019, 12:37:54 PM »
A wonderful character and very well presented by the BBC.

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Re: Old Sod's Army-Harry Billinge
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2019, 02:22:40 PM »
A different kind of human being.

Fabulous man, incredibly sharp for 90 and still working so hard for his fallen comrades.

I am so proud of those from the two world wars. I wonder if I would have coped like they did. How lucky I have been to have been born when I was.


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Re: Old Sod's Army-Harry Billinge
« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2019, 05:43:25 PM »
Yes I saw it and was deeply moved.

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Re: Old Sod's Army-Harry Billinge
« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2019, 09:45:21 PM »
I just watched it

Amazing man, makes you feel humble when you cant get a signal on your 4G phone
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Re: Old Sod's Army-Harry Billinge
« Reply #8 on: November 08, 2019, 09:48:26 PM »
Yes it was very good and credit to Naga who comforted him when he got upset

Naga is lovely


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Re: Old Sod's Army-Harry Billinge
« Reply #9 on: November 09, 2019, 01:27:08 PM »
Just seen it and we must never forget him and his mates!

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Re: Old Sod's Army-Harry Billinge
« Reply #10 on: November 09, 2019, 01:42:38 PM »
Just seen it and we must never forget him and his mates!

No we mustn't. I read some b***** idiot said that in schools they should not 'over do' the history of this... **** off!