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Pt 9. Snow day! What a difference a day makes...#archaeology #otterburn

WARNING: I have safety training and permission from Range Control to access these parts of the OTA. If you want to visit the OTA you… 231 more words


Diving and bomb disposal team earns top award

Faslane-based diving and bomb disposal experts have received a trophy for being one of the best units in the Royal Navy.

Northern Diving Group was in action in Kilcreggan earlier this month, when a World War Two artillery shell had to be exploded on the beach. 269 more words


Maps: Harvey v. Ordnance Survey

I don’t often buy maps. My map library covers most of the places I want to go to and although it has been put together over a lifetime – some of my maps were bought in the third form at school, I quite like the patina of usage, testimony to where I’ve been and what the weather was doing! 333 more words


Trumbull - Dear Boys of the North and the South (2) - Advice to Lad - July, 1942

Page 2      7/26/1942

          Lad: There has been considerable comment of late, both over the radio and in print, as well as in addresses both here and in England by prominent men, on what sort of conditions economically will follow the beginning of peace. 600 more words


Ordnance work for a retired officer?

A brief note from Lady Mary Glyn refers to an older officer anxious to do his bit, Colonel Cuthbert Collingwood (1848-1933).

Feb 20th 1916
My own darling Scraps… 47 more words

Life On The Home Front

Hunter stores

Originally I had intended to build the Hunter “Clean” without it’s underwing stores

However I have now decided to include the stores

So, first of all the fuel tanks are assembled… 11 more words

Model Making

A Photographic glimpse into the world of EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal)

The general public never get into the world of the EOD operator, for obvious reasons. Apart from the occasional controlled open days the operational areas are closed to all but the technicians and clearance staff. 233 more words