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Salute the Cenotaph

Due to the global pandemic this year we may see much muted Remembrance Day commemorations, and it is quite sad that these will affect the march past at the London Cenotaph.  That structure has a significance that goes way beyond … Continue reading

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OTD: Remembering HMS Repulse and HMS Prince of Wales

Amongst the long list of ships lost during the two World Wars are two battleships that were literally sent to their doom on this day in 1941.  The sinking of HMS Repulse and HMS Prince of Wales is well documented … Continue reading

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