The films include classics of the genre such as The Way to the Stars (Anthony Asquith, 1945), In Which we Serve (Noel Coward, 1942), The Gentle Sex (Leslie Howard, 1943) and The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
(Michael Powell, 1943).
Contrary to Meilinger's assertions, my article does not "portray the services as a bunch of myopic Colonel Blimps
Contradicting their previous professional assertions that combat mentoring was required--suddenly the Colonel Blimp
brigade told any and all that classroom training would be both safe and a meaningful contribution.
You cannot just have a collection of Colonel Blimps
It is is wrongly looked on by the Colonel Blimps
and their fly-only brigade as an unsporting way of taking salmon, but let me hang my colours to the mast.
Upon learning the team was to be discontinued, the Colonel Blimps
kicked awake the military establishment media guard dogs and sent them barking madly into the fray.
If he wishes to go down in history (a prospect appalling to a man of his touching modesty, I know, I know), then Citizen Hain should immediately set up an all-party Parliamentary Commission charged with wresting control from the Colonel Blimps
and giving it to MPs.
There will be the tub-thumping Colonel Blimps
who support this narrow, by-the-book approach to media control.
Condemned by Middle England's Colonel Blimps
, Sir Bufton-Tuftons and fascist fuddy-duddies, they are not like the riff-raff who follow the soccer team.
Naturally enough, the Defence Department dusted off their tub-thumping, harrumphing, retired Colonel Blimps
to denounce the Polaris findings as nothing but a pile of socialist nonsense.