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World War I Nurse, 1917    Repinned by www.eddiemercer.com in Pensacola, FL

World War I Nurse, 1917 Repinned by www.eddiemercer.com in Pensacola, FL

Vintage Postcard ~  'Fron the Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond' - a Scottish Piper in Murray Tartan

Vintage Postcard ~ 'Fron the Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond' - a Scottish Piper in Murray Tartan

The role of bagpipes on the front lines of war came to an end after the First World War. The high death toll inflicted on pipers relegated them to duty behind the front line in the camps. However, there are always people who defy the rules, this is the story of two of them.  #pipebandlife #bagpipes #learnbagpipes

The role of bagpipes on the front lines of war came to an end after the First World War. The high death toll inflicted on pipers relegated them to duty behind the front line in the camps. However, there are always people who defy the rules, this is the story of two of them. #pipebandlife #bagpipes #learnbagpipes

Argyll and Sutherland bagpipers, Aug 29 1950, pipe ashore at Pusan, 1st Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and 1st Btl Middlesex (London) Regiment, both British army regulars, the first allied ground forces to join the Americans and United Nations South Korean fighting forces.  The Argylls wore tam o'shanters, bush tunics, jungle-green shorts. Only the regimental pipers wore the traditional kilt, which in WWI earned Scots the nickname "Ladies from Hell." TIME Monday, Sep. 11, 1950

Argyll and Sutherland bagpipers, Aug 29 1950, pipe ashore at Pusan, 1st Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and 1st Btl Middlesex (London) Regiment, both British army regulars, the first allied ground forces to join the Americans and United Nations South Korean fighting forces. The Argylls wore tam o'shanters, bush tunics, jungle-green shorts. Only the regimental pipers wore the traditional kilt, which in WWI earned Scots the nickname "Ladies from Hell." TIME Monday, Sep. 11, 1950

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✿ڿڰۣ(̆̃̃ I don't know his name but he's hot! rofl ca. 1921

✿ڿڰۣ(̆̃̃ I don't know his name but he's hot! rofl ca. 1921

Pipe Major John Wilson MM led the Tyneside Scottish over the top on the 1st Day of the Somme - and survived

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Pipe Major John Wilson MM led the Tyneside Scottish over the top on the 1st Day of the Somme - and survived

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