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BCM muzzle device

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BCM muzzle device

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semperannoying:

"It winded me like I’ve never been winded. I was thinking, I’ve been shot in the neck, it’s game over.”

Lance Corporal Simon Moloney, of the Blues and Royals, fought on despite being shot in the neck during a battle with the Taliban. Lance Corporal Moloney is pictured receiving medical treatment on the frontline.
With blood pouring from his throat down onto his machine gun, Moloney figured he only had a few minutes to live.

As their dawn raid on a Taliban position commenced, Mononey and another machine gunner were positioned on a rooftoop overwatch position to provide support. Suddenly 30 Taliban fighters engaged the patrol from all directions in horseshoe ambush.

Moments into the fight Lance Corporal Moloney was struck in the throat by a tracer round which passed clean through. “It winded me like I’ve never been winded. I was thinking “I’ve been shot in the neck, it’s game over. I figured I had minutes left.”

The bullet passed just behind his windpipe, missing arteries by millimeters.

“When after a couple of minutes I was not dead and I could still talk I started to get a better feeling,” he said. “We had to crack on. They were pushing quite hard so it was either maybe die or definitely die because they would have over-run us.”

Despite the injury to his throat, Moloney continued shouting information and orders to his team during the fight, and when his evac chopper arrived, he refused to leave the battlefield, having to be ordered aboard.

The Lance Corporal returned to Britain for further treatment, but pushed to get back in fight and was with his brothers in Afghanistan again in under a month.

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operationbarbarossa:

A Churchill tank of the 79th Armoured Division uses a Churchill Ark to scale a sea wall near Saxmundham, England - 11 March 1944

Tanks on tanks

legio-xv-storm-jackal-ix-company:

operationbarbarossa:

A Churchill tank of the 79th Armoured Division uses a Churchill Ark to scale a sea wall near Saxmundham, England - 11 March 1944

Tanks on tanks

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celer-et-audax:

The Boeing Chinook operated by the Royal Air Force and Army Air Corps.

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mypandemonium:

Variations on My Neighbor Totoro. All credits can be found here. Additional variations (including Naruto, Dexter’s Laboratory, Star Wars, and more) can also be found here.

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Fight your Fear with Five Shark Facts:
1: Approximately 3.17 sharks are killed by humans every second while only less than 6 humans are killed by sharks every year. 
2: Sharks are relatively high in the food chain and keep populations of prey in check. 
3: Sharks have roamed the ocean for almost 400 million years, even before the dinosaurs. 
4: Your chances of encountering a Shark is very rare. You are more likely to get struck with lightning than to encounter a Shark.
5: Sharks are a slow growing species that don’t breed often. They are vulnerable to extinction.
Sharks have a bad rep above the ocean. Their creepy grins, appetite for meat and sharp teeth make it hard to appreciate them. While it may seem like they are out to get us, sharks are a magnificent species that need to be protected.
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explainers-nysci:

Fight your Fear with Five Shark Facts:

1: Approximately 3.17 sharks are killed by humans every second while only less than 6 humans are killed by sharks every year. 

2: Sharks are relatively high in the food chain and keep populations of prey in check. 

3: Sharks have roamed the ocean for almost 400 million years, even before the dinosaurs. 

4: Your chances of encountering a Shark is very rare. You are more likely to get struck with lightning than to encounter a Shark.

5: Sharks are a slow growing species that don’t breed often. They are vulnerable to extinction.

Sharks have a bad rep above the ocean. Their creepy grins, appetite for meat and sharp teeth make it hard to appreciate them. While it may seem like they are out to get us, sharks are a magnificent species that need to be protected.

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