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Badge Of Dishonour

by | 14th, March 2005

‘IN recent weeks, the British Army has been in the dock.

The Order of Vienna medal and Churchillian ‘V’ sends out a mixed message

First, we had the revolting sight of a few squaddies behaving shamefully in Iraq; then we saw pictures of a soldier pouring beer down a horse’s throat.

And now the Army is in the dock once more or at least its badges of honour are.

For there in the Sun is a picture of Michael Jackson wearing the motif of the Cheshire Regiment.

And there he is in the badge of the Sherwood Foresters; the Royal Engineers insignia on his breast pocket; the symbol of the Royal Corps of Transport; the Wiltshire Regiment’s badge; and the Royal Warwickshire’s antelope.

In other times, this could be cause for the Sun to celebrate as it salutes the man who’s getting behind our

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