World War II battle re-enactor still doesn’t know war game is over

Ramblers in Cornwall stumbled upon Mike Robson, a WWII battle re-enactment enthusiast who had not been told his war game had finished hours ago, and that all the other mock-combatants were now in the pub. Upon hearing the news the disbelieving Truro welder, who was playing a Japanese corporal at the battle of Iwo Jima, rejected the claims as ‘propaganda’ and accused the walking group of being ‘Yankee pig-dogs trying to dishonour me’.

As the ramblers continued on their way, leaving a clearly agitated Robson at his foxhole in a hedgerow, the amateur wargamer yelled insults about the historical anachronisms in their all-weather gear, before brandishing a rubber replica sword and running towards them shouting ‘Aiiieeeeeeeee!’.

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Posted: May 25th, 2009 by

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