Army blunder is making waves

In DJ Campbell’s reply to Chris Boulding’s article on the BJA study on the armed forces (MW February 10), a photograph was used to accompany it, with the caption “Army study: Unreal stereotypes”.

The macho-looking group of men are obviously wearing green camouflage garb, have darkened faces and are carrying the weapons of their trade. But Army they are not. They are Royal Marines, a part of the Navy.

This is a bit like calling a Chelsea supporter a Liverpool fan.

Martin Hill

London NW1


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