Reply to post: Re: Hazard creation

BOFH: Their bright orange plumage warns other species, 'Back off! I'm dangerous!'


Re: Hazard creation

That story is in one of Spike Milligan's war biography's, "Adolf Hitler: My part in his down fall"

They had just arrived in Algiers and were stationed in the secret "Camp X" if I recall, and the Latrine Orderly, named as one Gunner Liddle in the books, if I recall correctly, did not have any quick lime so used a mixture of petrol and diesel. Some time later a Sargent Major, attending to his ablutions drops a match down the pit after lighting his pipe and suffers second degree burns on his 'parts'.

A sort of British loss of face. He was our last casualty before we actually went into action. Next time it would be for real. (p. 146)

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon


Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2020