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We Rock!

I was looking at something on-line today, something I stumbled into.  The details of the USS Pueblo.  A still-commissioned USN ship held hostage by the Norks. 259 more words

Politics

Racecourse Auction Success

Yesterday James and Sons of Fakenham had their August auction at Fakenham Racecourse, and the day went very smoothly. The database system that has been 16 months in the development process is now functioning very well for purpose – at no time was I more than about 10 lots behind the action, meaning that I was able to produce invoices without many delays. 84 more words

Do you think if we had any foreign policy, that the Malaysian airline crash in the Ukraine could of been avoided?

I wrote this about a month ago and held it as I did not want to be too political here.   I may have been short-sighted, and just felt that the piece needed more work.  693 more words

Politics

Franz Joseph Bravery Medal - Bronze - Tapferkeitsmedaille

The Austro-Hungarian Bravery Medal – Tapferkeitsmedaille – was awarded to non-commissioned officers (NCOs) and enlisted men for acts of courage in battle and had existed in gold and silver classes since 1789. 178 more words

Medals And Orders

Bringing Warfare into the Church

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the First World War, churches across the land seem to be creating new shrines within their walls. In addition to flowers and flags, many of these seem to be incorporating a range of militaria, presumably lent by parishioners to materially represent the naval and armed forces of those who served and those who died from the parish. 254 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

Auction Preparation

I have done no new imaging today because I have been getting my database in order before James and Sons August Sale takes place on the 27th at Fakenham Racecourse. 124 more words

Preparations for August Auction on Track

Putting in an extra day yesterday was well worth it. I will definitely, even allowing for hitches, be able to produce a complete set of pre-auction Vendor Advice Notes by the end of today, and almost all the images are done. 108 more words