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Posted: 1/11/2006 3:58:08 PM EDT
"Get there higher and faster, shoot first, and run away bravely to tea and medals"



Link Posted: 1/11/2006 4:03:40 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Dusty_C:
"Get there higher and faster, shoot first, and run away bravely to tea and medals"






It Germany it would be run away bravely to the Bar for Several Beers.
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 4:05:43 PM EDT
At least they don't harp about medals. There was just some show on about all the modern attack planes. They got on one Brit aircraft and some brit said that. Goofy bastard.
Link Posted: 1/12/2006 3:22:44 PM EDT
I thought their strategy was to let the U.S. do all the fighting.
Link Posted: 1/12/2006 3:46:09 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/12/2006 3:48:20 PM EDT by SJSAMPLE]

Originally Posted By Mute:
I thought their strategy was to let the U.S. do all the fighting.





The Battle of Britain was fought long before America was in the war in either theater.

"Never have so many owed so much to so few." ring a bell?
Churchill wasn't kidding.
Link Posted: 1/12/2006 3:48:48 PM EDT

Dog fighting is that thing they did before missiles were invented, right?

Link Posted: 1/12/2006 3:51:01 PM EDT

Originally Posted By DK-Prof:
Dog fighting is that thing they did before missiles were invented, right?




For the Brit's sake let's hope so since they neglected to put a cannon in the RAF Typhoon!
Link Posted: 1/13/2006 1:39:03 PM EDT

Originally Posted By DK-Prof:
Dog fighting is that thing they did before missiles were invented, right?






How's that speech from Top Gun go?
Link Posted: 1/13/2006 1:53:11 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/13/2006 1:56:15 PM EDT by IBTLplus1]
So why is something done in the sky, thousands of feet up, called dog fighting?

ETA: Wikipedia Answer
Link Posted: 1/13/2006 2:10:07 PM EDT
Sounds like a good strategy to me.
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