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Post by FA1SGret » Tue Jun 26, 2007 9:05 am

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I believe this is 4/27 FA but I am not really sure.
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Post by Dagger X-Ray » Tue Jun 26, 2007 9:36 am

I know it was NOISY as all hell !
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Post by FA1SGret » Tue Jun 26, 2007 9:57 am

Noisy ... not noisy ... LOUD ... VERY LOUD ... Bone Jarrin' Loud ... Brain Rattlin' Loud.

We were in our 'set' positions providing ARTY support to 3/2 ACR when these folks rolled up behind us. I was behind my track smoking a cigarette. One of the the crew chiefs dismounted and said he had to fire, that we should button up.

Someone in our battery got this picture ... don't remember who, we swapped a lot of pictures when we got back to Germany. I scanned it and edited it for my web page.
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Post by Redmaxx » Tue Jun 26, 2007 10:29 am

What is the address of your webpage?
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Post by FA1SGret » Tue Jun 26, 2007 8:08 pm

I'm not tellin' ... it's pretty lame and way out of date.
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Post by RichardLowry » Mon Jul 30, 2007 9:55 am

Sorry FA1SGret,

This is not 4/27. Go to http://www.gwchronicles.com

This is a photo of 176 Battery Royal Artillery. I had to get permission from Her Majesty's Stationary Office to use this photo on the cover. It has a Crown Copyright/MOD.

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Post by FA1SGret » Mon Jul 30, 2007 3:50 pm

Thanks for the clarification.

Like I said, a lot of pictures were floating around.

Would the 176 Battery Royal Artillery have been attached to VII Corp by chance?

The print I have does not have a copyright on it.
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Post by RichardLowry » Mon Jul 30, 2007 7:13 pm

Yes, they were part of VII Corps. I have a funny story for you about copyright.

I searched all over the internet to find a picture for the cover of my book. I found this one and thought that the MLRS shot really exemplifies Operation Desert Storm. And, it is a very cool picture.

So, I put together the book cover using this pic. Then, my publisher said I need to get rights to use the photo. So, I went back to the original website and sent a message to the webmaster, asking for permission.

I never heard back, and soon the photo was gone from that site. Turns out that they had "yoinked" it from another site, without permission. (A common occurance on the internet)

I nearly panicked. But a deeper search uncovered the website for the British Artillery unit. They had the photo and after more investigation, I found out how to get permission to use it.
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Re: MLRS

Post by sgtbrk » Sat Jul 04, 2009 12:27 pm

Yes, the MLRS in the video is 4/27 FA out of Werthiem Germany. ( I Believe) I was with A 4/27 FA. BLACK SHEEP Firing section. Anyone out there from A 4/27 FA from the Storm. :twisted:

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Post by Redmaxx » Sat Jul 04, 2009 10:06 pm

Now all of those sit at Red River Army Depot. I guess someone wanted a wheeled launcher but now they know that was a stupid idea.
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Post by Rickey Nelson » Sun Jul 05, 2009 10:38 am

sgtbrk wrote:Yes, the MLRS in the video is 4/27 FA out of Werthiem Germany. ( I Believe) I was with A 4/27 FA. BLACK SHEEP Firing section. Anyone out there from A 4/27 FA from the Storm. :twisted:

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Re: MLRS

Post by sgtbrk » Sun Jul 05, 2009 5:49 pm

Rickey Nelson wrote:
sgtbrk wrote:Yes, the MLRS in the video is 4/27 FA out of Werthiem Germany. ( I Believe) I was with A 4/27 FA. BLACK SHEEP Firing section. Anyone out there from A 4/27 FA from the Storm. :twisted:

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not me but I hauled ya"ll's rockets to ya'll a couple of times...I remember we had to stop about 1/2 mile once till ya'll got through firing once.. man what a site it was from that distance..

Thanks for the resupply, we sure needed it. We went through a lot of rockets. My launcher alone fired 86 rockets. It's just good to hear from fellow soldiers. :twisted:
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Re: MLRS

Post by shield1991 » Fri Apr 30, 2010 12:19 am

I have a tape of the MLRS if i can get on my comp. i well post it may be the same or not . But as far as copy rights if is the same no one ask me about it .And i know who shot the video and i do have righte to it. But i have not seen the one that is talked about on here.
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Re: MLRS

Post by FA1SGret » Sat May 01, 2010 9:42 am

I'd love to see the MLRS video!
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Post by haze » Sat May 01, 2010 11:02 am

funny feeling having them fire the MRLS over your head!! then watching the hits a few clicks back from the target area.
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