We asked you to think of something appropriately witty for this image taken from our article on the Battle of Fleurus, featured in the February issue of Military History Matters. Here are the winners:

WINNER:

“Right, nobody move! Ok, you can start painting now.” — Arthur Rawkins

RUNNERS-UP:

“Geoff’s stag do rapidly got out of hand.” — Neil Jackson

“Stop horsing around and clean up this mess” — Les Quilter



12 Comments

  1. Les Quilter
    January 9, 2020 @ 3:56 pm

    Stop horsing around and clean up this mess,

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  2. Arthur Rawkins
    January 10, 2020 @ 12:20 pm

    Right, nobody move! Ok, you can start painting now.

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  3. Christopher Warner
    January 10, 2020 @ 8:48 pm

    Not sure what to title this one, Raffet originally named it, “Bayonets, bullets and a balloon.”

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  4. Maureen Johnson
    January 14, 2020 @ 8:01 am

    Damn it, Trevor thought, I’ve bought the wrong sword to the Straight Sword Convention again!

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  5. Rob Falconer
    January 14, 2020 @ 1:23 pm

    What! The battle’s not until tomorrow?

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  6. ken wilkinson
    January 22, 2020 @ 7:06 pm

    “How do you say `Time for a Teabreak`in French.”

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  7. Jason Lyd
    February 4, 2020 @ 4:41 pm

    OK Jones, never mind all this “I’ve forgotten my wallet” nonsense. Clean this mess up and meet me in the mess hall over there. “It’s your round”!

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  8. Peter Lion
    February 4, 2020 @ 4:43 pm

    “GUYS…OVER THERE…THE KRISPY KREME SIGN IS ON”

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  9. Les Quilter
    February 13, 2020 @ 5:02 pm

    Your horse is creating an awful dust, Sir!

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  10. Neil Jackson
    March 2, 2020 @ 11:07 am

    Geoff’s stag do rapidly got out of hand.

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  11. Robert Jephcote
    March 5, 2020 @ 1:30 pm

    What? A ‘vegan’ sausage roll. Really?

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  12. Les Quilter
    March 9, 2020 @ 7:33 pm

    An armed guard finally cleared the cricket pitch

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