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A Royal Navy Spitfire pilot in the Battle of Britain - Sub Lieutenant (A) Arthur Blake, Fleet Air Arm, at No.19 Squadron RAF

Richard Maddox

IT IS SEPTEMBER 1940, AND THREE YOUNG PILOTS ARE TRYING TO BE NONCHALANT, play it cool, not look at the camera as they sit outside Nissen huts at RAF Fowlmere, an airfield little more than a large working farm with a grass runway used as a satellite for RAF Duxford where No. 1,173 more words

Introduction to Joshua - Military Perspective

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Personally, the book of Joshua is one of my favorite books in the Bible. The book portrays a victorious living through overcoming battles in Christian life. 846 more words

Happy 111th Birthday, Miep Gies

Today is the 111th birthday of Miep Gies, the woman who hid Anne Frank, her family and another family in her attic. Her inner moral compass knew what was right, it was right to help people. 9 more words

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Dear Reader #36

Dear Reader,

My personal top ten this week. Through kind gestures and loyal support many people contribute to my books. Thank you one and all. 792 more words

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15 February Commemoration and the Civilian War Memorial

Every year, on this date of 15 February, the Singapore Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCCI) will organise the war memorial service in commemoration of the civilian victims of the Japanese Occupation (1942-1945). 665 more words


Captain Forde Cayley RAMC and the Fall of Singapore

15th February 1942 will forever be remembered as the day that Singapore fell to the Imperial Japanese Army, condemning tens of thousands of Allied troops to horrific years of privations and cruelty at the hands of their captors. 371 more words

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Putin keeps Stalin’s WWII crimes hidden as calls increase to release secret archives

As Russia prepares to mark the 75th anniversary of the victory in World War II, President Vladimir Putin is stepping up his defence of Josef Stalin and digging in against calls to open up secret archives on the Soviet state’s killing of millions of its own citizens. 1,187 more words