The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )
1st July 1916
Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader
House Carles at the Battle of Hastings
As Paul wrote. You should try it out some time. It's very "thought provoking" driving round on the Eastern Front in 4X4 or an old 6X6 "Truman" truck. Also the excitement and expectations on what the trip will bring. It's seriously addictive
Great wall of lids, Dan.
great helmets dan they look good lined up along the wall. i think i could pull up a chair, beer in the hand and talk all day about them. love to see it all set up like that. are they on display in the home