Chris Boonzaier

A total Walter Mitty?

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Looks like a leftover shirt from Miami Vice!

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"not motivated by money alone. It is a combination of play‐acting and a desire for adventure "  Heavy on the play-acting!

 

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There's one in every pub ("I was rejected by the S.A.S. because I was too hard.")

Paul

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True story!  One of the [few] downsides of re-enacting WWI in the US is the percentage, admittedly small, of 'ex-military' types who fall into this category.  One we call 'Super Sergeant' has, by his own testimony, been decorated by the head of a special forces unit AND the Commandant of the Marine Corps and...  You get the idea. :(

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"And the R.A.S.C. on my medals stands for 'Royal Army Special Commando'!"

Michael

 

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And here I was thinking it stood for "Run Away Someone's Coming"!

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Not only that-he claimed to be the son of an SS Obergruppenfuehrer, was in the HJ/Volsturm in 1945and acted as a recruiting agent for Rhodesia-for which he was fined 3000 Marks ( see Der Spiegel)  in 1976- and he also  claimed to have served in the Legion!  He is still alive and lives not far from Chris ( google him-he is not the Koblenz Notar who died in 2014 and also served in the Volksturm). 

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Hi,

apparently he has lived in the states for many years....

On a rhodesian group they confirmed he was in Rhodesia.... but in a home guard kind of unit. I assume he used his very probably fake USSF credentials and some possibly BS Legion credentials to get in the Rhodesian army....

I would guess his US Special Forces credentials are the easiest ones to disprove?

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