A true hero.

Discussion in 'Green Room' started by Lee, Mar 18, 2005.

  1. Lee

    Lee OSNN Proxy

    Private: First VC for 23 years

    THE nation gained a new hero yesterday when Private Johnson Beharry was awarded the first Victoria Cross for a generation.

    The 25-year-old soldier won the ultimate military honour for saving the lives of more than 30 comrades in Iraq.

    In two separate battles he displayed unbelievable coolness and heroism despite appalling wounds.

    As news of the award was announced tributes poured in to Pte Beharry — headed by Army boss General Sir Mike Jackson.

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  2. chris

    chris Free to Fly

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    Well deserved :)
     
  3. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    woo for uncle mike ;D
     
  4. Grandmaster

    Grandmaster Electronica Addict Political User Folding Team

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    Wow, the RPG exploded a foot from his head. He difinitely deserved it.
     
  5. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    Well done old chap! bravo, what!
     
  6. ~bk

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    Very well deserved. :)