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Utility A well-used Kukri While most famed from use in the military, the Kukri is most commonly used as a woodcutting and general purpose tool, and is a very common agricultural and household implement in Nepal. Its use has varied from building, clearing, chopping firewood, and digging to cutting meat and vegetables, skinning animals, and opening tins.
Someone please mail this guy a "Bad Muthaf*cka" wallet.
Originally posted by projectvxn
There are a few forces I would hate to face even with all of my skill.
Gurkha's, Philippine Marines, Russian Spetsnaz and US Green Beret's. Stories like this prove why.edit on 2-2-2011 by projectvxn because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by glome
Originally posted by Rock Ape
I love good ole' Johnny Gurkha, best infantry in the world and they make a bloody good curry too.
Whoa...holy cow! Every once in a while someone in the world comes along and reminds us what a true hero really looks like. A 35 year-old Gurkha soldier named Bishnu Shrestha was riding a train when he suddenly found himself in the middle of a massive robbery. 40 men armed with knives, swords and guns stormed the train and began robbing the passengers.
Full Story here
I don't want to rain on everybody's parade, but that news story is factually false, from what I can gather. Gurka soldiers are badass- but it seems that your version of the story is fantasy.
Telegraph India Story