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surrodox2001
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Douglas/McDD rollouts, why Bagpipes?

Fri Apr 10, 2020 11:13 am

From 3:06 in https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnYuaU6gsig
From 0:30 in https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnYuaU6gsig

Can anyone here that knows about McDD stuff explains why these (at least) Douglas/McDD rollouts have bagpipe songs on them?
I'm pretty sure the founder (Donald Douglas) isn't a Scot either. Some historical reason?
 
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Re: Douglas/McDD rollouts, why Bagpipes?

Fri Apr 10, 2020 9:20 pm

Yes, the first vid even states the pipes were in Honour of Donald Douglas. He was American of Scottish descent.
 
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Re: Douglas/McDD rollouts, why Bagpipes?

Sat Apr 11, 2020 5:32 pm

To keep the general public away from the event?

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