Train Carriage, which Bore the Body of Sir Winston Churchill during His Funeral, Restored Train Carriage, which Bore the Body of Sir Winston Churchill during His Funeral, Restored
World War II enemies become friends 70 years later World War II enemies become friends 70 years later
Incredible bravery of humble librarian who hoodwinked Nazis during WWII finally revealed Incredible bravery of humble librarian who hoodwinked Nazis during WWII finally revealed
Beautiful Recovered Messerschmitt Bf 109E Now at Planes of Fame Museum, Chino Beautiful Recovered Messerschmitt Bf 109E Now at Planes of Fame Museum, Chino


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A WEEK IN GALLIPOLI – By Mark Barnes

Mark Barnes takes us on a tour of the Gallipoli battlefield, the scene of a great victory for Turkey during the Great War. Eleven long years of real life punctuated by episodes of battlefield touring have passed and my gang of mates are still keen to visit new places to […]

MEDIA Delegation of British veterans of the Arctic convoys to visit St. Petersburg for the unveiling of a memorial ‘IN MEMORY OF THE ARCTIC CONVOYS SAILORS 1941-1945’

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Delegation of British veterans of the Arctic convoys to visit St. Petersburg for the unveiling of a memorial ‘IN MEMORY OF THE ARCTIC CONVOYS SAILORS 1941-1945’AUGUST 20, 2014 – LONDON – 11 British veterans of the Arctic convoys, accompanied by their family members, the Mayor of Southwark and a team […]

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LIBERTY ROADS – Review by Mark Barnes

Warning! Don’t buy this book on the assumption it has lots of fantastic photographs – it has. Don’t buy it on the breezy notion you will get a modicum of information about the Red Ball Express to go with the aforementioned snaps of trucks and maybe the occasional image of […]

WHO-TUBE WHO-Tube: Shermans in the Forest – Meucon, France (Part 1 and 2)

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