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"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

Norsk

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These previously unpublished photographs of the Home Guard offer a rare candid view of an often-overlooked part of New Zealand’s experience during the Second World War. 3,901 more words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

WW2

Home Guard Cape

During 1940 British manufacturing was being stretched to its limits, both by the sheer volume of goods required, but also due to loss of capacity by enemy action. 488 more words

WW2

Baltic Anxiety

While campaigning last year, President-elect Donald Trump made it clear that he expected America’s NATO partners to increase their contributions to the common defense should he become president. 526 more words

International Relations

Home Guard Anklets

The regular British Army used webbing anklets throughout the Second World War. When the Home Guard was formed it was clear they would need something similar, however webbing production was stretched and there was not sufficient capacity to rapidly equip this new force in the quantities needed. 357 more words

WW2