[WWI] lots of cool news/ was: New Company - ELF

pezo8481 at bellsouth.net pezo8481 at bellsouth.net
Thu Feb 24 07:24:12 EST 2005


Diego says, "And Ernest Thomas fired the first shot.  We're truly 
indebted to him."

You know Diego may have something there.  Have you ever seen 
Ernest Thomas and Gavrilo Princip together at the same time?  
You know how those dissonants are.  They all look alike.

Buz  (Hey Ernie!  You out there!)
> 
> From: "Diego Fernetti" <dfernet0 at rosario.gov.ar>
> Date: 2005/02/24 Thu AM 06:11:18 EST
> To: "World War I Modeling Mailing List" <wwi at wwi-models.org>
> Subject: Re: [WWI] lots of cool news/ was: New Company - ELF
> 
> J.R.
> > There were Belgian units who wore tophats into battle !
> 
> You mean, those shako's, very much like the Napoleonic headgear? Here in 
> Argie-land we have an infantry regiment (in fact, the first 100% Argentinian 
> regiment, created in 1806) http://www.patricios.mil.ar/unif.htm and they 
> wear top hats with a plume.
> 
> >   One of the reasons the Great War is so fascinating. Horses and tanks,
> > sailing ships and submarines, flechettes and flamethrowers, pigeons and
> > wireless, Edith Cavell and Mata Hari, plumes and camouflage, triplanes
> > and Zeppelins. Just amazing !
> 
> Completely agree. And Ernest Thomas fired the first shot. We're truly 
> indebted to him.
> D. 
> 
> 




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