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Paschendale Australian link

Discussion in 'Maiden Downunder' started by Los4words, Sep 14, 2003.

  1. Los4words

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    Southy Proud Brisbane Metaller

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    There is only one Paschendale
     
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    So I take it my info is wrong then :(

    bummer...
     
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    Southy Proud Brisbane Metaller

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    No I the info is right mate, I think the spelling is the region or area, which has the different spelling and the town of Paschendale
     
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    Its one of those songs that I cant help getting into... just so well done - heaps of atmosphere and emotion...

    Los4 reaches for a tissue... sniff..sniff..

    To know Aussies were a part of it... god damn it I want Bruce talking about the allied effort as he opens for this track and paying tribute to the Aussie Diggers..
     
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    "The mud was like a death trap within itself as many lives were lost from soldiers either drowning in it or being rescued and having their internal organs crushed as they were pulled out of the mud via rope. Although all battles and actions were a success the bad planning and mud caused a high amount of casualties. The five Australian divisions were in the line for eight weeks and in this time the total casualties amongst all of the divisions was approximately 38 093."

    I cant even imagine how bad it must have been to have been there :cry:
     
  7. Los4words

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    Oh yeah an I want Bruce doing that in :

    Brisbane
    Sydney 2 nights
    Melbourne 2 nights
    Adelaide
    Perth

    on their way to Japan.. usual deal..

    Come on thats not asking for much...
     
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    Seriously it must have been Hell.. drowning in Mud..
     
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    I think you would choke more than drown...or suffocate more so..you get the picture
     
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    Spiff I have the power

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    How do people die in quicksand? Cos it'd be pretty much the same thing, yeah?
     
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    Their lungs fill with sand. One of my least preferred ways to die I feel.
     
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    phlogiston Bejabbers!

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    Not that I've actually had any experience in the area, but wouldn't it more like constriction/asphixiation? The sand would let you breathe out, but then it would settle and it wouldn't let you breathe in again. Which makes breathing out again difficult.
     
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    But wouldn't you inhale it while trying to gasp? I am sure I have read that when you die of quick sand and what not, your lungs fill with sand.
     
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    I wrote a reply stating pretty much what Phloggy did...what happened to that?
     

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