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Thursday Doors - All-Hallows-By-The-Tower, London

These two lovely doors are both from the church of All-Hallows-By-The-Tower, in London, England. The church was founded in 675AD, making it one of the oldest Christian churches in London, and parts of the original building are still visible inside. noch 217 Wörter

Thursday Doors

Favourite Artefacts | Emma Halford-Forbes, Museum Manager

Throughout my museum career the subject of prisoners of war is one that has interested me, and I’ve been lucky enough to meet many men who had been taken prisoner during the Second World War. noch 807 Wörter

Artefacts And Collections

Southampton and the Spitfire

At this very moment 76 years ago, the Battle of Britain raged overhead in the skies of Southern England. The 10th of July is often considered the start date, with the Luftwaffe first focusing on attacking shipping, before moving on to Britain’s airfields, factories, and eventually residential areas. noch 693 Wörter


On This Day: 10th July

On this day in 1940, the Luftwaffe launched what Winston Churchill dubbed the ‚Battle of Britain‘. The attacks initially focused on British shipping ports and airfields along the English Channel but gradually the battle moved inland. noch 58 Wörter

On This Day

Hammer and Anvil: Catching the Axis in a Catch-22

By Alexander Fitzgerald-Black

“That’s some catch, that Catch-22.”

USAAF Captain John Yossarian, fictional protagonist, Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

Political Scientist Robert A. Pape published Bombing to Win…

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Air Power History

Win this book!

Win this book!

I’ve done a few  reviews for Pen & Sword lately (with more in the pipeline) and, by way of thanks, they’ve provided me with a copy of 1940: The Battles To Stop Hitler to give away. noch 673 Wörter

Airscape News

Wargame Wednesday - RAF: The Battle of Britain 1940, by Decision Games.

Sortie, sortie, sortie!

Jump to the Pros and Cons at the end here!

Some of my favourite WWII films are ones that cover aerial combat such as 633 Squadron, Memphis Belle, Dambusters, and of course The Battle of Britain. noch 1.243 Wörter

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