MIL 40 Years ago today,

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  1. TheNewMonaro

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    was the battle of Long Tan

    Accidently running into 2000+ enemy can't be good for your health. :o

    2,639 rounds of 105mm and 155 rounds of 155mm in about ~3 hours. 24 guns firing 3 rounds per gun per minute. :eek3:

    Decription of battle at wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Long_Tan

    And yeah, most of you won't give a fuck but hopefully someone finds it interesting. :wiggle:
     
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    smokie700 right near da beach, Boiiiii

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    I-am-Ryan Trevor Siemian is so dreamy OT Supporter

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    The AWM actually has the 6RAR duty log online but the link appears to be broken.

    Saw one of the guys that was there and he was saying how he got a little freaked at one stage. It was absolutely pissing with rain and had dense fog up to about a foot and a half off the ground.

    The enemy that was only wounded in the last wave would wait then rise up out of the fog to join the next wave, giving the effect of dead people coming back to life :noes:
     
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