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British Posters From the Second World War

I think everyone is familiar with that the iconic KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON poster, now everywhere and repurposed to sell, lampoon, or support virtually everything (I will probably have a KEEP CALM AND TRUST HETHERIDGE version for… 229 more words

Books

A peregrination upon my rusty steed


Part of my work for this month is to finish a unit of Home Guard for Bolt Action. I’m using Foundry’s Home Guard Heroes which seem to bear a strong resemblance to the characters in Dad’s Army. 400 more words

Toy Soldiers

Cornish Home Guard

In June 1940 Operation Dynamo resulted in the withdrawal of over 338,000 troops directly off the beaches of Dunkirk by the ships of the Royal Navy and a flotilla of private small boats. 875 more words

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