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
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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
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
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