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25 Pattern Haversack

In the past we have looked at the RAF 25 pattern pistol set as a whole piece (see here), however we are now going to take the opportunity to look at the individual components in a bit more detail. 332 more words


KD Service Dress Tunic

Tonight we are looking at a British Army khaki drab Service Dress tunic. This tunic is made of light cotton cloth, but is very similar in cut and form to the serge service dress tunic introduced in 1903: 342 more words

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British Army Wolesley Helmet

One of the iconic images of the British Empire is the pith helmets worn almost universally by British military and civilians in the hotter climes. These helmets have come to be seen as almost a comedic anachronism now, but at the time were seen as a vital piece of safety equipment for those unused to the harsh sun and high temperatures, indeed woe betide the Indian civil servant who was caught outside his office without his pith helmet. 348 more words

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1919 Pattern Mk1 Holster

Last month we looked at the second Mk 2 design of 1919 pattern holster, since then I have been lucky enough to pick up an example of the Mk 1 holster. 262 more words

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India General Service Medal (1936)

The India General Service Medal (IGSM) was a campaign medal awarded to officers and men in the British and Indian armies.  The medal was awarded for service in various minor campaigns in India between 1936 and 1939.  83 more words

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More dates for the diary....

This time my talk is on the inter War role of the RAF.



Literature Review Presentation

I recently completed my literature review for my dissertation, and had to give a presentation on the content of my literature review. It is as follows: 869 more words