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The Cox Engine Forum wishes a Happy Veterans Day to all of our veterans, past and present and those of you who are still serving. Thank you for serving our country and protecting our freedoms. This also goes out to all who served in allied forces.

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Post  getback on Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:44 am


   Thank You for your Service to protect!  Vets Day
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Post  Oldenginerod on Sat Nov 11, 2017 3:04 pm

We remember here in Australia as well.

November 11st is our Remembrance day.  Pictured is a Flanders Poppy, symbol of the sacrifice by Aussie (and British) soldiers in Belgium & France in WW1.


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Post  1/2A Nut on Sat Nov 11, 2017 4:45 pm

Here here on that one! Vets Day

Served Proudly:
- USAF 433rd 2nd Civil Engineering Squadron
- Operation Desert Storm and Desert Shield

Father USAF / RIP
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Post  MauricioB on Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:56 pm

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Post  OVERLORD on Sun Nov 12, 2017 3:31 am

The armistice was signed on 11 november 1918 in the forest at Rethonde near Compiègne. It's a 3 hour's drive from where I live.  Being a national Holiday in France as is  8 May, the armistice is celebrated in Paris and in every village in France. I made this video 2 years ago of the célébrations in my village.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkMjFmJloc4

I personally have a WWI souvenir. It's an (empty) British 18 pounder shrapnell bomb. The fuse is in very good condition and the rings still turn. To be efficient, the bomb should open at 6 meters above the ground. The artillery had to set the amount of seconds for the bomb to explode after it was shot.
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Post  OVERLORD on Sun Nov 12, 2017 3:37 am

Some pictures of the 100 year old 18 pounder shrapnell round:





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