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The Evacuation of Dunkirk, The Evacuation That Saved The British Empire?

The events of May and early June 1940 were equal parts disaster and Miracle. For France, it was a complete disaster – a total military defeat by… 21 more words

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The Scottish Genocide

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Suggest that our Scotland, the place we share as our common home, is a colony and its people colonised and all holy hell breaks out. 1,151 more words


Polo Anyone?

Members of a British army polo team in Hyderabad, India Early 1900s



The Times then was a newspaper like no other in the world, an institutionalized anomaly, a national fact of life standing somewhere, perhaps, between the BBC and the Lord Chamberlain’s Office, with detectable undertones of the College of Arms… Even in those last days of the British Empire foreigners still took The Times to be an organ of the British Government, and respected — or disrespected its edicts accordingly.

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Patriotism and History

25th May 2016

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Patriotism and History

-By Cllr Sean Woodcock-

You may have missed it, but on 14 May 2016, Levellers Day took place in Burford. 806 more words

Contributor - Cllr. Sean Woodcock

W Moss, Every Tombstone Tells a Story. #FWW #Folkestone.

I like talking to the dead, they don’t answer back. I like stories about the dead from the First War War. Sure I like the stock in trade stories of bravery, the tales of valour. 395 more words

National Flags: Are they related, or not?

The national flag of Japan, Nisshōki or Hinomaru, is designated as the national flag in the Law Regarding the National Flag and National Anthem, which was promulgated and became effective on August 13, 1999. 499 more words

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