Farewell the The Old Seven and Sixpennies?

June 19, 2012 at 6:27 am

As you will all know, yesterday was the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo.  I won’t get all anti French here, but … well you all know who won (and lost)! What I will do here is bring to light the fact that the old Duke of Wellington’s Regiment, which […]

British Army Hands over control to …….. The US ??

April 1, 2009 at 8:35 pm

Perhaps I’m reading this wrong. If our job in Iraq is done, and a famous victory has been won for the loss of only 179 British lives, why are we not handing over to the Iraqis? Hmmm St C is very confused.I’ve served there 3 times now, and have a […]

EU: All Your Base Are Belong To Us

April 1, 2009 at 5:28 pm

This gets so spectacularly on TheEye’s nerves that random physical violence against passing tourists is possible. A report commissioned by the European Parliament wants bases like Gibraltar, Cyprus and the Falklands operating under EU flags as part of the “European Security and Defence Policy”. It says: “Member states of the […]

Decide Where You Stand

March 14, 2009 at 5:40 pm

This message is from the Young Britons’ Foundation to certain chaps and chapesses in Luton (and elsewhere). Says it very well.

A Land Fit For Heroes?

March 11, 2009 at 3:42 pm

Despite the fact that this is already receiving widespread front page media attention. this demands a post on this military-leaning blog. Muslims, as everyone will know by now, protested when the 2nd Battalion Royal Anglicans marched through Luton to mark their return from a tour of Basra. There were 12 […]

Death On The Rock – Operation Flavius

March 7, 2009 at 3:44 pm

Yesterday marked the 11th anniversary of Operation Flavuis. Danny McCann, Seán Savage and Mairéad Farrell planned to explode a car bomb at the location where a military band was due to gather for the weekly Changing of the Guard at the Governor’s residence. Most people think that they know the […]

“There Are No Atheists In Foxholes”

February 27, 2009 at 1:21 am

TheEye tends to avoid religious issues but this blog has military and political interests so this Parliamentary question is very relevant here. Baroness Warsi, Shadow Minister for Community Cohesion and Social Action, has asked a question of the Government: “To ask Her Majesty’s Government what religions and faiths are recognised […]