Monday, July 6, 2015
Posts tagged with "RAF"
32 sad, tragic but fasinating colourised images of WWII
Jul 6, 2015
Many thanks go to Doug Banks and his team – the masters of colourisation. The beauty of these colourised images is that colour, allows...
Last Cold War Vulcan Bomber retires
Jul 5, 2015
The UK’s last Cold War Vulcan bomber is to be grounded after this summer. During the Cold War from the 1950s to the...
World War One’s Reckless Rex given home town memorial
Jul 4, 2015
A World War One Royal Air Force pilot known as Reckless Rex is being honoured in his hometown of Exmouth in Devon, in...
He fell 18,000′ from a Lancaster bomber – with no parachute – & survived!!!!
Jul 1, 2015
Flight Sergeant Nicholas Stephen Alkemade (1922–1987) was a rear gunner in Royal Air Force Avro Lancaster heavy bombers during World War II, who survived—without...
A Stained Glass Window Illustration Dedicated to ‘Battle of Britain’ Veterans
Jun 29, 2015
Undoubtedly, Adolf Hitler had a number of illusions and dreams shattered one after another as the conflict in the Europe intensified. Hitler was under...
MY ESCAPE FROM DONINGTON HALL – Review by Phil Hodges
Jun 22, 2015
'Boys own stuff. 'A tag often applied as a sort of apology for a book that may be lacking in historical accuracy yet tells...
Heligoland – the German island the British tried to blow up
Jun 21, 2015
At the end of the Second World War, the British Army had a huge surplus of ammunition and explosives that started to give them...
Nephew finds Halifax bomber grave of lost airman, ends WW2 family mystery
Jun 16, 2015
A London-based family has finally discovered the truth about the husband and father who was killed during a bombing raid over Germany during...
Operation Sealion – summary of an exercise held at the Staff College, Sandhurst in 1974.
Jun 13, 2015
Operation Sealion - summary of an exercise held at the Staff College, Sandhurst in 1974.The full text is in 'Sealion' by Richard Cox. The scenario is...
WATCH: Restored ’43 Training Footage With A Captured Focke-Wulf 190
Jun 11, 2015
Extraordinary training footage that show a captures Fw 190 in RAF markings that is being used in a training film. To train pilots in...
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