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The Wedge

By GordonLack  
Thank you all for your comments on my last upload, much appreciated.
Very busy at the moment with the B&B have had only a couple of days free since we returned from France, however did manage to take a break for several hours on Saturday visited the Peterborough Heritage Festival where this image was taken.

Depicting re-enactment soldiers of the Roman army fourteenth & ninth Legions performing a manoeuvre called "The Wedge". This action was used to penetrate the ranks of hostile armies and crowds and is still used by riot police today.

Tags: Photo journalism Festival Romans Heritage Re-enactment Soldiers Peterborough

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rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
24 Jun 2014 10:59AM
Queuing for a Big Mac Wink Gordon !! Formidable crowd control, like your stand !

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NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
24 Jun 2014 11:31AM
"All I wanted was some Fries and a Coke...."

Great image Gordon.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
24 Jun 2014 10:14PM
Thought it was the new PSNI tactics in Belfast GrinGrinGrin

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