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101st Light Anti-Aircraft and Anti-Tank Regiment (LAA& the Battle for France.

So this doesn't involve #Dunkirk or #Dynamo much... but it is WELL INTENSE. Grab a beer for this one.

*Also another forgotten Welsh unit... /1
#WW2 #SWW #History
60 (RWF) Anti-Tank Regiment was detached from 53rd Welsh Division on 13 October 1939 & sent to Aldershot to reform into 101 LAA & AT Regt (there's a mouthful), an experimental regiment within 1st Armoured Division.

In theory 60 AT Regt had four batteries... /2
each of three troops armed with four 2 Pounder anti-tank guns.

As was the case for the majority of TA units, new kit was slow to arrive and there were only a couple of examples on hand for training.

The 2 Pdr was a nifty piece of kit for 38-40. /3
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A terror attack in #Paris against the #Iran-ian main opposition group the #MEK was foiled. Attack due to take place during their conference whose speakers included Rudy #Guilani.The 2 arrested terrorists were a couple of Iranian origin living in Belgium bit.ly/2MJbZir
The Belgian couple was arrested in #Brussels a few hours before the attack was to take place at a conference attended by 25,000 people. Police found in their car 500 g of #TATP and detonators. 2 accomplices were arrested in #France and #Germany, including an #Iran-ian diplomat.
The Iranian diplomat based at the Iranian embassy is allegedly a member of Iran secret services and reportedly provided the explosives to the couple in #Luxembourg. The #US intelligences services also allegedly provided #Belgium, #France and #Germany with actionable info.
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22.9.2017: <1/2 of mainland Americans know Puerto Ricans have U.S. citizenship. #Hurricane #PuertoRicoSeLevanta huffingtonpost.com/entry/american…
12.9.2017: "It is American land. Has been for 100 years." #Hurricane #USVirginIslands #Maria #Irma
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