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    Default The July 15 1944 cover of the New Yorker

    Something I just stumbled on;
    the The July 15 1944 cover of the New Yorker, depicting the D-Day landings nine days earlier like the Bayeux Tapestry
    Being a Norman in one of my other lives, I can appreciate the reversed invasion
    Karl

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    Quite unusual.
    But great historical reference.

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    Very Clever!

    "Its a fine line indeed between going out in a Blaze of Glory or having Crashed & Burnt!"
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    Ends with one in the eye for Hitler !

    Reminded me of the overlord tapestry which I've not seen for ages.

    http://www.sandralawrence.co.uk/Over...broideries.htm
    Last edited by flash; 06-11-2021 at 00:24.

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    Nice!
    I laugh in the face of danger - then I hide until it goes away!

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    Thats such a good parody of the Bayeaux Tapis ,Irony rules .


    I'm learning to fly, but I ain't got wings
    Coming down is the hardest thing

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    I wouldn't iron a tapestry if I were you...
    I laugh in the face of danger - then I hide until it goes away!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flying Helmut View Post
    I wouldn't iron a tapestry if I were you...


    I'm learning to fly, but I ain't got wings
    Coming down is the hardest thing

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    Very clever!
    Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. Winston S. Churchill



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