Tag Archives: Battle of Britain

Curse this war!

Its that time again… Wartime in the Cotswolds with the GWSR (Gloucester Warwickshire Steam Railway). The theme? The Battle of Britain. So grab your gas mask and tin hat and follow me…. Last year I attended a similar event and … Continue reading

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The Spitfire Legacy

Southampton is Supermarine territory. That most famous of World War 2 fighters was born in this town and there are a number of references to it. I believe that the Supermarine assembly plant used to be on the one bank … Continue reading

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The Bronz Soldiers

Photographing War Memorials is an interesting business, many memorials are magnificent structures with equally magnificent artwork. Sometimes the artist responsible is lost to history, but they always leave that piece of magnificence behind. This post is about the many “Bronze … Continue reading

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