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WW2 BBC 2 Documentary ‘Blitz, The Bombs that Changed Britain’ – just my kind of programme

Having settled down to watch the BBC 2 Documentary ‘Blitz, The Bombs that Changed Britain’ – just my kind of…

WW2 Bomber Command – 1 Group w.op/a.g – Sgt Harold Smith

Attention! researchers of WW2 RAF Bomber Command 1 Group aircrew operating during the winter of 1943/44. Do you recognise any…

‘may good fortune be with you always’ – Bill Talbot

‘may good fortune be with you always’ – Bill Talbot. Many thanks to Peter for sending me a photo of…

WW2 LCDRHQ, Geological Museum, Exhibition Road, London SW7

LCDRHQ, Geological Museum, Exhibition Road, London SW7 Few of the estimated five million or so visitors passing through the doors…

WW2 RAF Bomber Command pilot F/Sgt Roy Fennell – a letter home

F/Sgt Roy Fennell – a letter home:- F/Sgt Roy Fennell wrote to his mother on February 8th 1944 Dear Mother,…

WW2 – 316 newly qualified RAF pilots collide with US Navy in Atlantic.

WW2 – 316 newly qualified RAF pilots collide with US Navy in Atlantic. How many ‘incidents’ occurring during WW2 were…

WW2 Forgotten and unsung heroes – headmaster Mr J H Babington GC OBE

Armed Forces Day – 25th June 2016 – Greatest respect to all British and Commonwealth servicemen who served or currently…

WW2 RAF Bomber Command – Berlin 30th January 1944 – ‘We were first to bomb’

WW2 RAF Bomber Command – Berlin 30th January 1944 – ‘We were first to bomb’ 156 Squadron’s P/O Cecil Hopton…

ww2 RAF Bomber Command – 30th January 1944 – target marking 405 (Vancouver) Squadron RCAF.

F/O Doug Hackett DFC was one of those who lost his life on the 30th January 1944 Berlin operation flying…

WW2 RAF Bomber Command – No 9 pre AFU course – Sgt Buck

No 9 pre AFU course – Sgt Buck           The gentleman to the right of Stanley…

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