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Re: [FT] UN ship design

From: Barry Cadwgan <bcadwgan@f...>
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 1998 06:52:45 +1100
Subject: Re: [FT] UN ship design

John M. Atkinson wrote:
> Thomas Anderson wrote:
> > the rule for impfor or whatever it was called in sarajevo was that
> > shots could be fired back if a sniper fired one shot at the un.
> > troops quickly took advantage of a loophole in the orders and, when
> > at with an AK47, fired three rounds back from their IFV's 30mm ...
> Nobody told the Danes.  Their reaction to sniper fire was 31 rounds of
> 105mm from a Leopard I.  That was also the LAST time anyone shot at
> them.

Heh.  I remember being told a story about some Serbs guarding a bridge
who took a pot shot at some French Foreign Legion troops and _hit_

Next morning that entire group of Serbs woke up unexpectedly dead.

Of course, the FFL didn't know anything about it, no-one snuck through
their lines or anything...

I have no idea if this is true or not, but it's an interesting story.
Barry Cadwgan ( BCADWGAN@FL.NET.AU )
"The end does not justify the means.  
 The end is the sum of the means,
 as the road travelled determines the destination." 
Valijon Starbringer (Hellflower Trilogy, Eluki bes Shahar)

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