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    50th Anniversary of start of Vietnam war.

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    50th Anniversary of start of Vietnam war.

    Post by Campbell Brodie on Sat 14 Dec 2013 - 9:32

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    Re: 50th Anniversary of start of Vietnam war.

    Post by 3rdforum on Sat 14 Dec 2013 - 12:05

    wow. Some very powerful images there. Make you think doesn't it!






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    Re: 50th Anniversary of start of Vietnam war.

    Post by searcher on Sat 14 Dec 2013 - 16:08

    Think of the things that could have been done with the people and money thrown away on that farce
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    Re: 50th Anniversary of start of Vietnam war.

    Post by Adam Mint on Sat 14 Dec 2013 - 20:32

    Bit like Scottish independence innit...
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    Re: 50th Anniversary of start of Vietnam war.

    Post by Guest on Thu 19 Dec 2013 - 12:52

    more revisions of history ...dont tell the thousand of dead Vietnamese who died fighting the french before a single yank got there ...your be saying next that WW2 started in dec. 1941
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    Re: 50th Anniversary of start of Vietnam war.

    Post by Campbell Brodie on Thu 19 Dec 2013 - 15:54

    Dien Bien Phu innit...



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    Re: 50th Anniversary of start of Vietnam war.

    Post by Guest on Thu 19 Dec 2013 - 16:05

    Tôi Amna fou 'Sae muckle như mệt mỏi - cồn cát deid.
    Đó là gey và khó Wark coupin 'gless cho gless
    Wi 'Cruivie và Gilsanquhar và như thế,
    Và tôi không 'Juist như bauld như aince tôi wes.
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    Re: 50th Anniversary of start of Vietnam war.

    Post by Campbell Brodie on Thu 19 Dec 2013 - 19:32

    Very good Paul! Hugh MacDiarmid's " A Drunk Man Looks At A Thistle".  



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    Re: 50th Anniversary of start of Vietnam war.

    Post by 3rdforum on Thu 19 Dec 2013 - 19:46

    far too philosophical for me






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    Re: 50th Anniversary of start of Vietnam war.

    Post by Campbell Brodie on Thu 19 Dec 2013 - 20:02

    I had to Google the translation Dermo, we never got Vietnamese at our school!  



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    Re: 50th Anniversary of start of Vietnam war.

    Post by 3rdforum on Thu 19 Dec 2013 - 20:10

    I meant the poem!!    






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    Re: 50th Anniversary of start of Vietnam war.

    Post by Guest on Thu 19 Dec 2013 - 20:13

    I amna fou' sae muckle as tired - deid dune.
    It's gey and hard wark coupin' gless for gless
    Wi' Cruivie and Gilsanquhar and the like,
    And I'm no' juist as bauld as aince I wes.
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    Re: 50th Anniversary of start of Vietnam war.

    Post by Campbell Brodie on Thu 19 Dec 2013 - 20:18

    "I'm not so much drunk as tired, dead tired.
    It's hard work drinking glass for glass with Cruivie and Gilsanquher (two friends)
    and I'm not as young as i was once..."



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