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RAF India Cigarette Case

India has been rightly famous for its brass trinkets for many centuries. Craftsmen in the sub-continent can produce many elegant and richly decorated items with the most basic of tools. 286 more words


RAF Navigation Dividers

I find militaria all over the place; online, in charity shops and on the market, tonight’s object however is the first one to have stabbed me in the process! 316 more words


Shane Ewen-Leeds Beckett University

“…history shows us that reforms to the structures and practices of emergency services, as well as the framing and policing of safety legislation, has… taken place as a response to a major urban disaster.”

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Urban History

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