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Royal Artillery Christmas Card

We might be a few months away from Christmas but tonight we are looking at a rather lovely inter-war Christmas card from the 27th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery: 293 more words

British Army

Green Howards Captain's Patrol Blues Jacket

The 1937 coronation of King George VI presented the Army with a problem; they had discarded their full dress uniforms twenty three years before at the outbreak of World War One and adopted the khaki service dress. 352 more words

British Army

Indian Village Postcard

This week’s postcard depicts a busy street scene in a town in India, probably between the wars:Sadly there is no location for this one, but it is likely it is near a military camp as two British soldiers can be seen stood in the middle of the street wearing pith helmets: 310 more words

India

Landi Kotal Camp Postcard

Tonight’s postcard is one depicting the military camp at Landi Kotal on the North West Frontier:This camp consists of large numbers of Spartan barrack blocks: 565 more words

India

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

India

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

Equipment

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