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Armored Train Ambush 11-15-99 Chuchill & Haldane 7 months 3 weeks ago #78691

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It was a dangerous assignment and so different units went out on different days in rotation. If these are Dublin Fusiliers, it was at a minimum, one of only two or three excursions by their unit before the (foreseeable) disaster.

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Armored Train Ambush 11-15-99 Chuchill & Haldane 7 months 3 weeks ago #78693

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Definitely Dublins



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Armored Train Ambush 11-15-99 Chuchill & Haldane 7 months 3 weeks ago #78703

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About six years ago I started a thread entitled , "The telegraphist on the armoured train". This may add something to your investigations.
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Armored Train Ambush 11-15-99 Chuchill & Haldane 7 months 3 weeks ago #78721

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Here's Mike's previous thread with the telegraphist's account:
www.angloboerwar.com/forum/5-medals-and-...armoured-train#43412
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Armored Train Ambush 11-15-99 Chuchill & Haldane 7 months 3 weeks ago #78759

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I'll post below some artists' impressions and photos of the armoured train incident, and some pics of other armoured trains.
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Armored Train Ambush 11-15-99 Chuchill & Haldane 7 months 3 weeks ago #78760

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Thanks Rob. Great pics. I particularly like the French one with its little advert for meat extract ( a bit of Gallic black homour maybe ).
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