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BarryFerguson #41 Posted 14 February 2012 - 03:24 AM

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View Postsoysauce, on 13 February 2012 - 06:25 PM, said:

Sorry for the Keyes and Donnini, I was aware of a winner of the VC with the name Keyes from scotland but i have not heard of one in Scotland other than him.
I am Scottish and Ruairidh is common in the Western isles and i [possibly wrongly] assumed it was Common in the rest of Scotland.
I did not use Wikipedia and i felt insulted being accused of it.

Sorry for any insult caused
Tbh, the Western isles speak a different language to the rest of Scotland anyway.

My big thing with this is that the Imperial and Commonwealth troops should be represented, it would be criminal not to be able to have an Indian crew

Greedi #42 Posted 14 February 2012 - 07:49 AM

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Charles Grey, John Montagu, Walter Raleigh..

Listy #43 Posted 14 February 2012 - 11:03 AM

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View PostBarryFerguson, on 14 February 2012 - 03:24 AM, said:

My big thing with this is that the Imperial and Commonwealth troops should be represented, it would be criminal not to be able to have an Indian crew

No qualms there, biggest army in the PTO, possibly on the western allies side. Trouble is you'd get mixed crews. I believe the picture and the name (both parts) are all randomly generated. You'd also get British and Indian Crews in the same vehicle, which was another oddity that didn't happen.

Now if you could fix that I'd be right behind you on calling for Commonwealth armies.

Hmm. I think this calls for a visit to the Q%A thread :D
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ShrewdOne #44 Posted 14 February 2012 - 01:27 PM

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Ronald Macdonald :Smile_harp:

Seydlitz #45 Posted 14 February 2012 - 02:19 PM

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I'd like to have the protagonists of dinner for one:
Mr. Winterbottom
Mr. Pommeroy
Sir Toby

CCC_Dober #46 Posted 14 February 2012 - 02:47 PM

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Sir Thomas Sean Connery
Rowan Sebastian Atkinson

I'd be very much in favor of middle names to tell the Brits apart from other nations and throw in the Sir for flavor (maybe limited to certain names idk). Looking forward to it =)

Rollup #47 Posted 14 February 2012 - 04:42 PM

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The (exceptionally) close Scottish team of Ben Doon and Phil McCavity are a must. If two loaders not required then gunner and loader.

Rob McGregor
William Wallace
Campbell Campbell (I shit you not).

Though the Indian Army produced a vast number of infantry personnel in the 2nd WW, their representation in tanks was very small, at least in actual engagements. Were Indian armoured units operating anywhere other than Burma ? Answer on a postcard.

The other issue with Indian units is that they used different titles - Subedars, Havildar, Daffadar, Sowar etc. There weren't mixed crews (shameful I know), but then there weren't mixed crews during WWII in the US either (were they any black armored units ? I seem to remember there was at least one that acquitted themselves very well).

Kalamain #48 Posted 14 February 2012 - 04:58 PM

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There were no mixed Indian/Non-Indian armour. There were heavy guns used by the INA though.

As to Afro-American Tankers. The 761st Tank Battalion googles up high.
http://en.wikipedia...._(United_States)

I really doubt there were any mixed Afro/Caucasian crews back then as by federal law they were not permitted to serve alongside white troops.

soysauce #49 Posted 14 February 2012 - 05:39 PM

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View Postcombattank, on 14 February 2012 - 01:42 AM, said:

Experienced commanders could recieve "Sir" prefix  :Smile_great:
Or players that donate to the Labour party

soysauce #50 Posted 14 February 2012 - 05:40 PM

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View PostBarryFerguson, on 14 February 2012 - 03:24 AM, said:

Tbh, the Western isles speak a different language to the rest of Scotland anyway.

My big thing with this is that the Imperial and Commonwealth troops should be represented, it would be criminal not to be able to have an Indian crew
No, They speak English but bost people speak Gaelic as well

iplayforfun2 #51 Posted 18 February 2012 - 03:53 AM

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Honeybadger251 #52 Posted 18 February 2012 - 05:24 AM

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It just has to be possible to name a crewmember Richard Sharpe...

Kalamain #53 Posted 18 February 2012 - 10:11 AM

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View PostHoneybadger251, on 18 February 2012 - 05:24 AM, said:

It just has to be possible to name a crewmember Richard Sharpe...

He would have to be a gunner...And the barrel would have to be rifled.
And he would also need a sword he can wave about.  :Smile-izmena:

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CHARM_3 #55 Posted 18 February 2012 - 05:00 PM

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View Postsoysauce, on 14 February 2012 - 05:39 PM, said:

Or players that donate to the Labour party

They should get 'Lord'  :D

Shootingstarr #56 Posted 19 February 2012 - 09:27 PM

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oscar cobblepott :D

Honeybadger251 #57 Posted 20 February 2012 - 10:34 PM

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View PostKalamain, on 18 February 2012 - 10:11 AM, said:

He would have to be a gunner...And the barrel would have to be rifled.
And he would also need a sword he can wave about.  :Smile-izmena:

In that case, why not have Richard Sharpe as a consumable? Toggle him with 4, 5 or 6 and he'll pop up out of the commanders hatch and bellow a stream of derogatory comments in a Yorkshire accent to disable all enemy crewmembers within 50m for 5 seconds (10 seconds for French crews).

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View PostHoneybadger251, on 20 February 2012 - 10:34 PM, said:

In that case, why not have Richard Sharpe as a consumable? Toggle him with 4, 5 or 6 and he'll pop up out of the commanders hatch and bellow a stream of derogatory comments in a Yorkshire accent to disable all enemy crewmembers within 50m for 5 seconds (10 seconds for French crews).

Surely Gene Hunt is a better choice? as all the Frenchies need to do is flash some knickers and Sharpe's countered.

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View PostListy, on 21 February 2012 - 12:04 AM, said:

Surely Gene Hunt is a better choice? as all the Frenchies need to do is flash some knickers and Sharpe's countered.
Rofl.

"Les Rosbifs 'ave un Sharpe. Deploy les Can-Can girls a tres vite"

(Franglais is my favourite language)

Listy #60 Posted 21 February 2012 - 01:22 PM

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View PostRollup, on 21 February 2012 - 10:34 AM, said:

Rofl.

"Les Rosbifs 'ave un Sharpe. Deploy les Can-Can girls a tres vite"

(Franglais is my favourite language)

Vs the ever famous:
"I once punched a man for speaking French!"

Lets not forget the classic:


BTW: Philip Glenister was (briefly) in the Hornblower series, blasting Frenchies at sea!




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