Last month, we asked you to think of something appropriately witty for this image from our feature on Roland at Roncesvalles, published in the November issue of Military History Monthly. We are delighted to announce the winners.

WINNER

‘Charlemagne was really enjoying the new Van de Graaff generator he received for Christmas.’ — Francis Mulberry

RUNNER UP

‘Doctor, I have just returned from the Urals, can you re – attach this please?’ — Anthony Arbour

‘Really? I’m going undercover and this is the best you can find?’ — Tony Hodge



12 Comments

  1. Les Quilter
    October 22, 2018 @ 5:41 pm

    “You put the barber’s sheet on backwards.”

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  2. Les Quilter
    October 24, 2018 @ 8:30 pm

    “It grows even thicker where I sit!”

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  3. Tony Hodge
    October 31, 2018 @ 7:56 am

    Really…? ….I’m going undercover and this is the best you can find ?

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  4. Anthony Arbour
    November 1, 2018 @ 3:08 pm

    Doctor, I have just returned from the Urals, can you re – attatch this please ?

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  5. Christopher Warner
    November 6, 2018 @ 7:57 pm

    Check out The Paladins new album, featuring the smash hit, “The Song of Roland”

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  6. Francis Mullberry
    November 12, 2018 @ 10:36 am

    Charlemagne was really getting somewhere with his static electricity experiments.

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  7. Francis Mullberry
    November 12, 2018 @ 10:40 am

    Charlemagne was really enjoying the new Van de Graaff generator he received for Christmas.

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  8. Joe Agius
    November 29, 2018 @ 4:38 pm

    Mr Tumnus the Faun suddenly regretted every decision he had ever made.

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  9. Joe Agius
    November 29, 2018 @ 4:42 pm

    “It will make you go blind” they’d all said. But never for a moment did poor Roland think it was true…

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  10. Paul Jeune
    November 30, 2018 @ 8:50 am

    There am I , King of most of the known world and you bring me a snow globe?

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  11. Humphrey Godstone
    November 30, 2018 @ 10:43 am

    Theresa May after the Brexit negotiations…

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  12. Les Quilter
    December 1, 2018 @ 5:11 am

    “Who said, ‘There’s a fungus among us?'”

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