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"With Wings Like Eagles, A History of the Battle of Britain", by Michael Korda, 2009

The five month period of May to October 1940 was pivotal in determining whether Britain would fall to Germany from the massive air assault by the Luftwaffe in preparation for a pending invasion. 533 more words


St Clement Danes: The RAF Church

On a beautiful, bright day in early June this year, my dad and I went for a walk round the City of London. Actually, our destination was a specific pub for lunch- but, though we were hungry, we couldn’t help but stop when we came across the church of St Clement Danes. 487 more words


Top 10 Vampires #6 Armand Tesla

I admit it… I agonized over where to put Bela Lugosi on this list.  He has to appear somewhere on the list.  He set the gold standard as to what a vampire should be like, but… 513 more words


Britain at War 1939 to 1945

In view of the reviews, the publishers – now a Penguin Random House Company – have decided to re-launch the book.

Title: BRITAIN AT WAR 1939 to 1945 what was life like during the war? 1,018 more words

Battle Of Britain

2014 – A Bumper Year for airshows

“That was the greatest display I have ever seen.”

That sentence, or words to that effect have come out of my mouth at almost every show I’ve seen this year, from the Canberra at Abingdon, right through to the DH88 Comet and Mew Gulls at Old Warden. 892 more words


Take experience over legs any day...

Weekend full of action. Both sides of the scales.

Saturday was my biggest test to date on my speedway bike. I have never felt so unfit during my 20 year career. 540 more words

Archie Wilkinson