RIP, British Army 1415 – 2024

by | May 2, 2024


John Cleese and the Monty Python troop were seers in the 1970s.

I am fond of saying the British win all their military victories in spite of their best efforts.

The IED virus is destroying the institution. The British Army is reducing security checks in pursuit of increasing non-UK recruits and focusing on groin tackle and sexual orientation. The Army is also removing all Christian elements in the Day of Remembrance.

Expeditionary warfare will become impossible in less than five years and the British Army would be lucky to field ten thousand combat effectives right now (present end strength in the British Army is approx 78k).

screenshot 2024 05 02 at 05 54 00 british armed forces size 2023 statista

Number of personnel in the armed forces of the United Kingdom from 1900 to 2023 [in thousands].

Men who are non-binary may wear make-up on parade and grow their hair to lengths matching women.

You ain’t seen nothing yet because the Conservative Party [left of left] has been in power there for thirteen years and when Labor Party [left of left of left] wins, man the fainting couches.

I really enjoy the Triggernometry crew and the podcast. They are doing yeoman’s work in exposing the nonsense of IED.

This episode with Steven Edginton is particularly both tragic and funny.

Bill Buppert

Bill Buppert

Bill Buppert is the host of Chasing Ghosts: An Irregular Warfare Podcast and a contributor over time to various liberty endeavors. He served in the military for nearly a quarter century and contractor tours after retirement on occasion and was a combat tourist in a number of neo-imperialist shit-pits around the world.

He can be found on twitter at @wbuppert and reached via email at

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