Posthumous VC for Hero

  The Brigadier 19:37 14 Dec 2006

A hero soldier who died saving seven comrades from Taleban gunfire has been awarded the highest recognition for gallantry, the Victoria Cross.

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  season8 19:40 14 Dec 2006

Awarded to a brave soldier serving with the 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment.

  facepaint 21:05 14 Dec 2006

If I had the courage to do such a valiant deed my wife would curse me for being soo stupid.

With a computer game you have to survive the current stage to move up to the next one.

But war looks like no game.

  Jackcoms 21:12 14 Dec 2006

It is the first posthumous VC awarded since the Falklands Campaign.

In the Falklands Colonel H Jones of the Paras single-handedly stormed an enemy position.

In Afghanistan, Corporal Brian Budd of the Paras single-handedly stormed an enemy position.

Spooky coincidence.

Brave men both.

  Cymro. 11:14 15 Dec 2006

Yes very brave men indeed.

I just hope that no one turns this posting in to an antiwar, anti government, anti Blair rant

Just leave it as a tribute to brave young men..

  Z1100 14:17 15 Dec 2006

on the web, usually they are easy to find... like thos one from 1944.
click here

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