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Home Guard Anti-Aircraft Commemorative Certificate

It is often forgotten that the Home Guard had a front line role to play in the defence of Britain during the Second World War. As well as patrolling their local area, the Home Guard were increasingly used to man fixed anti-aircraft sites to free up fitter men for more mobile and front line roles. 626 more words

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April 20, 1917

Under the headline Vicar’s Son Dangerously Wounded, came news that Lieutenant Francis St. Vincent Morris of the Royal Flying Corps had been seriously injured when his plane crashed in a blizzard. 1,060 more words

DVD's & Blu-ray's For Sale

“Without a Country” DVDs and Blu-rays are now available for purchase.  The movie played March 18th in Centerville, Iowa.  No further showings are scheduled at this time.   200 more words
Civil War

"Go ahead and shoot the devil"

The first of my photos about my father’s story. This is an experiment and may not be the finished photo, but it’s a start at trying to show what happened. 363 more words

Photography

A receipe for the successful demolishment of a country's defence

Modern-day warfare brought about Internet attacks just as damaging for a country’s readiness, integrity, economy and infrastructure as last century’s threat of conventional and nuclear warfare, which, of course, is why every nation should be prepared and on high alert, with state-of-the art equipment to counter the attacks we see unfold on a daily basis. 379 more words

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Defending Wellington: The Home Guard at Makara

These previously unpublished photographs of the Home Guard offer a rare candid view of an often-overlooked part of New Zealand’s experience during the Second World War. 3,901 more words

History

ARP Cigarette Cards (Part 2)

Tonight we are looking at the next ten cards in the Air Raid Precautions set of Will’s cigarette cards, you can see the first post… 885 more words

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