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Re: OT Black Watch (was: Re: [SCA-Archery] archer garb?)

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  • psobaka@mail.myriad.net
    When you have nothing to lose but your life and if taken alive you will spend unknown amout of time in a POW camp being treated in an unkonwn maner death may
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 30, 2000
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      When you have nothing to lose but your life and if taken alive you will
      spend unknown amout of time in a POW camp being treated in an unkonwn maner
      death may not be such a bad choise. You must also rember the history of the
      unit and do you want to be the one that did not live up to your units past?

      > Roughly the same thing occured 30 years later. The Black Watch was
      >tasked with covering the Dunquerque evacuation from forward positions
      >off the beach. They ran out of ammo, and when they were down to less
      >than half strength they needed to abandon their positions. So they
      >charged. Their opponents were Panzer tanks. They took several. The few
      >survivors who were captured were put in special POW camps, and treated
      >very circumspectly by the Germans.
      >
      >Nigel
      >
      Plachoya Sobaka a humble archer in Ravens Fort, Kingdom of Ansteorra
      Southern Reagional Archery Marshal
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