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Dorchester Depot Barracks Postcard

Tonight we have a postcard depicting the main ‘keep’ of the Dorchester Depot Barracks:The centre of the picture is dominated by the large stone built gatehouse in the shape of a castle’s keep: 396 more words

British Army

Research Note - J.M. Spaight after the Second World War

By Ross Mahoney

In 2004, War in History published an article by Alaric Searle that posed the question ‘Was there a ‘Boney’ Fuller after the Second World War?’. 848 more words

Air Power History

3rd Carabiniers Postcard

My thanks go to Toby Brayley for his assistance in identifying tonight’s postcard as being of a member of the 3rd Carabiniers. This magnificent portrait shows a soldier in his dress uniform at a ceremonial occasion: 242 more words

British Army

HMS L27 Postcard

Tonight we have a postcard of the Royal Navy Submarine L27, dating from between the wars:HMS L27 was built by Vickers at their Barrow-in-Furness shipyard and launched on 14 June 1919. 389 more words

Royal Navy

Nicola Blacklaws-University of Leicester

“…many boards were mindful of local public opinion, even if they didn’t always adhere to it!”

For the latest in my series about urban historians at work today, I speak to the University of Leicester’s Nicola Blacklaws.

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Urban History

The Future but now.

I havve recently dipped my toe into the burgeoning world of 3D printing. Peter Fitzpatrick over at the great Shouting Into the Void blog: http://mojobob.blogspot.co.uk/ 190 more words

Browning 1922 Pistol

Following last Monday’s post on the Type 56-1, I apologise for another non-British and Empire post in short succession, but I hope you will forgive me as we consider another interesting weapon, the Browning 1922 automatic pistol. 606 more words