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2018-01-07 Afghanistan
SAS soldier cut head off jihadi with a SPADE after running out of ammo
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Posted by Frank G 2018-01-07 10:08|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6589 views ]  Top
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#1 OK, that's pretty badass.

Just as they thought their time was up, two US Apache helicopter gunships appeared

Did they play "Ride of the Valkyries"?
Posted by SteveS 2018-01-07 10:52||   2018-01-07 10:52|| Front Page Top

#2 Never could understand why they made the barracks troops store their knives in the arms room (circa mid-70s) while allowing them to keep the entrenching tool in their locker kit (not to mention bunk adapters).
Posted by Procopius2k 2018-01-07 11:31||   2018-01-07 11:31|| Front Page Top

#3 Must've been keeping his entrenching tool pretty sharp.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2018-01-07 11:36||   2018-01-07 11:36|| Front Page Top

#4 Improv feel good story of the day!
Posted by Anomalous Sources 2018-01-07 12:50||   2018-01-07 12:50|| Front Page Top

#5 'Shovel ready'
Posted by Besoeker 2018-01-07 13:03||   2018-01-07 13:03|| Front Page Top

#6 Has London mayor sad-diqui whined about this yet?
Posted by M. Murcek 2018-01-07 13:32||   2018-01-07 13:32|| Front Page Top

#7 Somebody tell the Irish, this man needs a free Pints for Life.
Posted by Charles 2018-01-07 14:21||   2018-01-07 14:21|| Front Page Top

#8 Reminds me of my uncle in the USAAC sitting in a foxhole at Wheeler Field 8 Dec 1941. All their planes had been destroyed on the ground. He and his buddy agreed to each share their last bullet for each other.
Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418 2018-01-07 15:29||   2018-01-07 15:29|| Front Page Top

#9 I can dig it.
Posted by Bunyip 2018-01-07 18:00||   2018-01-07 18:00|| Front Page Top

#10 The old entrenching tool/battle axe
Posted by Skidmark 2018-01-07 21:47||   2018-01-07 21:47|| Front Page Top

#11 They teach this in Ranger School as well as all other Academies of better combat learning.

It is extremely effective which is why it is heavy, bulky, hard to clean and sharpen.

Posted by newc 2018-01-07 22:02||   2018-01-07 22:02|| Front Page Top

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