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    Ideas for Remembrance Day 2021

    Hi all, Seeking ideas from the wealth of knowledge that exists here. This year’s remembrance service theme is to recall the sacrifices as well as inspirational stories of service personnel in the lesser known/publicised conflicts that the UK and Commonwealth has been engaged in. This is not...
  2. MoleBath

    The Killing Fields Of Provence

    The Normandy Invasion is a central part of any Second World War history. The day that Germany’s defeat was sealed by the Allies; 6,939 vessels, 156,000 American, British and Canadian troops and countless air sorties threw an invasion force ashore in a tight interval set by weather fronts and...
  3. Auld-Yin

    Eight Hours From England

    Review by Untallguy Eight Hours From England is part of the Imperial War Museum’s new Classic Wartime Fiction series (the others in the series are Plenty Under The Counter, Trial By Battle and From the City, From the Plough. First published in 1945, Eight Hours From England was written by...
  4. Electromagnetic

    Crystal sets, POW radios, spy sets & radio related thread

    This thread is being started in response to a suggestion by @Joshua Slocum Following his posting of picture with a radio set in the "Come and have a go if you think your funny enough" thread, @Fireplace commented "I cannot help but wonder how many know what a cat's whisker is." This generated...
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