A collection of pictures of a 12,000lb Tallboy bomb on display at the Brooklands Museum in Surrey.
All photos were taken on April 5th 2016… 203 more words
Here are some of the latest British military news stories making the headlines.
This time last year I was posting the story of the creation of the ‘Corps of Commissionaires’ by Captain Sir Edward Walter KCB in 1859 – the first to find an effective way to provide jobs for ex-servicemen who were willing and able, despite having wounds of conflict, to work on their return after the Crimean War. 162 more words
The bomber took prominence in the world’s air forces during the 1930s to the point where an air force’s strength was determined almost solely by how many bombers they could field above anything else. 2,355 more words
The Royal Air Force Memorial Flight Club have published their Autumn Journal 2015. The beautifully produced publication aims to highlight the achievements and exploits of the famous Battle of Britain Memorial Flight and their inventory of historic World War II aircraft including one of only two Avro Lancaster bombers that remain airworthy anywhere in the world. 319 more words