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Flying Officer John Kendal, RAFVR - Battle of Britain pilot and the first member of the Merchant Ship Fighter Unit to destroy an enemy aircraft.

RICHARD MADDOX

ON 2 OCTOBER 1940 TOWARDS THE END OF THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN,  A LUFTWAFFE MESSERSCHMITT Bf 109E-1 FIGHTER FELL TO EARTH AT LIMPSFIELD COMMON IN SURREY ENGLAND. 1,182 more words

Monday Music 10 - 2018

I wasn’t going to do a Monday Music this week, but then I started thinking about Richard Burton and decided that I wanted to put one out after all.  364 more words

Churchill's epic 'Boy's Own' Adventure in South Africa

Winston Churchill’s ‘Great Escape’ from Boer captivity during the ‘South African War’ (1899 to 1902) – also referred to as the ‘2nd Anglo-Boer War’ is the stuff of a ‘Boy’s Own’ adventure book. 6,565 more words

Jan Smuts