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Military designed items that have run the test of time.

Article about: The good old Zippo lighter, used to light many lucky strikes

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    The folding handled E-Tool may be another. First used during WW1 I believe.
    Many different designs and types but the basic format is still in use today.

    Keep them coming.

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    Radar.

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    The good old British 'Thunder Box'
    Author of... 'Belfast Diaries: A Gunner In Northern Ireland'... 'A Tough Nut To Crack: Andersonstown.. Voices From 9 Battery Royal Artillery In Northern Ireland'... 'An Accrington Pal: The Diaries of Pte Jack Smallshaw, September 1914 To March 1919'.

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    Hey Harry down here a 'Thunder box" is a Dunny, a toilet.

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    Quote by Thanatos View Post
    Hey Harry down here a 'Thunder box" is a Dunny, a toilet.
    Thats exactly what he means Dave!

    Oh the memories!

    Nick
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    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    Hahahahahhaa

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    Quote by Woolgar View Post
    Thats exactly what he means Dave!

    Oh the memories!

    Nick
    Yep, that's a dunny Nick!

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    Yep Dave that's a dunny alright.

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    The exact apparatus is still called a 'thunder box' here, though...

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    The Glengarry cap, first used by the British army by nearly all regiments in the Victorian period and still used by Scottish troops today.
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    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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