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Happy anniversary!

agincourt

Another one. Magna Carta 800. Waterloo 200. Plague of London 350. This year has been a corker. Must be something about decade years.

And now Agincourt 600. The actual anniversary was yesterday, and I’m really surprised how little there was on the news or in general.

Maybe we’re all anniversaried out. Maybe we’re trying not to offend our best buds the Frenchies. Dunno.

Anyway, click over to the website. It’s good.

sock it to me

Comments


Comment from BJM
Time: October 26, 2015, 9:04 pm

This gives me goosebumps every time.

Branagh’s Henry and Much Ado are among my favs in his filmography.

(btw-Can you spot a very young Christian Bale in the cast?)

 


Comment from Hutch
Time: October 26, 2015, 9:08 pm

Are we having another Dead Pool round this Friday?

 


Comment from S. Weasel
Time: October 26, 2015, 9:13 pm

We certainly are, Hutch. Same Weasel Time, Same Weasel Channel.

 


Comment from SCOTTtheBADGER
Time: October 26, 2015, 10:26 pm

Sunday was also the 71rst Anniversary of TAFFY 3, Now THAT would make one heck of a movie! Three USN destroyers and a destroyer escort take on 3 Japanese battleships, 4 heavy cruisers, 2 light cruisers, and 11 destroyers, and chase them off, admittedly at the price of 2 destroyers, and the destroyer escort.

 


Comment from Uncle Al
Time: October 26, 2015, 11:24 pm

I’m looking forward to celebrating the anniversaries of the sacking of Washington, D.C., by Americans who finally get so disgusted and angry that we simply won’t take it any more.

I’ll be there. In fact, I’m almost there already.

 


Comment from QuasiModo
Time: October 27, 2015, 1:31 am

The Second American Revolution has a nice ring to it :+)

 


Comment from Subotai Bahadur
Time: October 27, 2015, 5:22 am

Comment from Uncle Al
Time: October 26, 2015, 11:24 pm

Comment from QuasiModo
Time: October 27, 2015, 1:31 am

…If we are mark’d to die, we are enow
To do our country loss; and if to live,
The fewer men, the greater share of honour…
We few, we happy few, we band of brothers…

Comment from SCOTTtheBADGER
Time: October 26, 2015, 10:26 pm

Indeed it would. And that movie will never be made. No producer, no director, no studio, and no modern actor would make a film that in telling the truth about what actually happened, reflected glory and honor on our country.

 


Comment from mojo
Time: October 27, 2015, 10:30 am

Yeah, yeah, Henry V tromped the uppity Frogs and married the princess, making himself king.

But Henry VI gave it all back, so whatever, yannow?

 

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