We asked you to think of something appropriately witty for this image taken from our article on the strategy of the Crusaders from the June/July 2021 issue of Military History Matters. Here are the winners:
‘Perhaps it wasn’t such a good idea to have these targets printed on our surcoats’ — Valérie
‘Don’t point! It’s rude!’ — Les Quilter
‘Look, they are wearing buckets on their heads, just like us!’ — Terry Lloyd
Wow! There are too many for us. Can we pretend to be working for the Red Cross?
For goodness’ sake, stop posing like that, Private Bolt
Perhaps it wasn’t such a good idea to have these targets printed on our surcoats
I’m not going up there .The sand will ruin my boots.
You carry on with the attack, I’m going to take a break!
“The map, the intelligence was wrong”! “They’re supposed to be In Italy”.
There goes that Nostradamus prediction!
Master, do you think they’re looking for directions?
I tried to warn you that we’re lost; but no, you wouldn’t listen!
Wroderick….get up there and have a word about the need for social distancing……
Do we cross or wait ? That is the question..
At worst we’ll just get a few flesh wounds !
I’m telling you, that IS the queue for Primark x
If that doesn`t break the family covid bubble rules than my name is Saladin.
Don’t point! It’s rude!
“Look! The locals know we’re here!”
“Our strength is our might, and we might in the end win.”
So that map you were basing our attack on was actually a piece of sandpaper?
We were safe until Moses parted the waters!
What is the air-speed velocity of an unladen swallow?
“What do you mean, get Saladin? I’m more of a meat person myself.”
“Crusader” — the latest collection by Vivienne Westwood. On sale now exclusively at Harrods.
That many? We’d better get Stephen of Cloyes to send the children in first …
Sire – look yonder! The Germans will get to the beach ahead us, and will take all the deckchairs!
“On second thought, let’s not go to Camelot. ‘Tis a silly place!”
Lion Heart? We’ll this lot will put that nickname to the test!
We’re saved sir. Look the cavalry!
Our Vision Our Mission
Look, they are wearing buckets on their heads, just like us !