Military Issue Compasses - Page 3




 
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November 10th, 2011  
BritinAfrica
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Redleg
In most of the UK grid north is almost identical to true north
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prime_Meridian
Thanks for the confirmation. My memory isn't as bad as I thought it was.
January 16th, 2012  
cdwoods
 
 
Funny thing, as a straight leg grunt in the 70's, if you messed up on reading True North, Magnetic North and Grid North, you had some extra walking to do. LOL!
January 17th, 2012  
BritinAfrica
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by cdwoods
Funny thing, as a straight leg grunt in the 70's, if you messed up on reading True North, Magnetic North and Grid North, you had some extra walking to do. LOL!
That's why they are called the PBI (poor bloody infantry.)
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