Peter ustinov and tanks




 
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June 11th, 2004  
bush musketeer
 
 

Topic: Peter ustinov and tanks


"In January 1942, I received my call-up papers," Peter ustinov once recalled. "At my selection board interview, I was asked if i had any preferences as to the arm i wished to serve in. I told the Officer I was interested in tanks. His eyes blazed with enthusiasm.
'Why tanks,' he asked keenly. I replied that i prefered to go into battle sitting down. His sparkle faded abruptly and i soon thereafter recieved a letter ordering me to report to an infantry regiment."

June 13th, 2004  
Darkmb101
 
Smart man... sort of