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Postcard from Windsor by AgiVega Postcard from Windsor by AgiVega
Guards in Windsor castle, England.

Do these red-coats have a special name? I never found out...
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Worthog117 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
They're generally known as 'Guardsmen', Make no mistake, these are not paid actors, these are actual serving soldiers in the British Army, Most of whom have already served in Afghanistan, The guards regiments being among the oldest and most respected in the entire army. And the weapon they carry is live and loaded.

As for the Regiments, There are the Coldstream Guards, The Grenadier Guards, The Welsh Guards, The Scots Guards and the Irish Guards, My guess would be that these are grenadier guards.
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AgiVega Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012
Thanks a lot. I saw some very-very young guards in similar clothes in the Tower - I expect those guards couldn't have been in Afghanistan...?
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Worthog117 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
There are the yeoman warders who are retired soldiers in the British Army, Who have reached the rank of at least Sergeant-Major. But the other guards everywhere, At buckingham palace, tower of london etc, have all probably been to Afghanistan. And they have been fighting for as long they have existed, the grenadier guards fought at waterloo, The United States, All over the british empire and beat napoleon's imperial guard.
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AgiVega Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012
I see, thanks.
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CommissarFox Featured By Owner May 24, 2011
They're, sorry.
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CommissarFox Featured By Owner May 24, 2011
Their Grenadier Guards. Not sure what kind though, probably "the Queen's" or "Royal," if the name is predictable.
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AgiVega Featured By Owner May 25, 2011
Thanks.
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CommissarFox Featured By Owner May 25, 2011
NO problem ^^
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LucyKnight Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
Ohh ez tökjó :) Ahogy a piros a fekete meg a zöld fű a háttérben ilyen érdekes kontrasztot alkot... Áhh imádom azt az országot :D
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AgiVega Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010
Örülök, hogy tetszik. Bevallom, én elsősorban azért mentem el Angliába, hogy kicsit átérezzem, milyen is Laurence szülőhazája. :XD: No meg Harryé, persze. :P
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dingallama Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2010
The hatsssss! :heart:
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PlunkettGW Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Great shot of the guys in Canadian fur hats!!
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habitations Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
O: Gorgeous shot, I love the balance of colours!
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AgiVega Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2010
Glad you like it. :)
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kate44 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2010
Queen's Guard, apparently
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This pic is really postcard-like, and I like its colours :)
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AgiVega Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2010
Köszi. :)
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