Tag Archives: Blitz

Reasons British Voted to Leave EU.

The list I have posted below came via FB, and at first glance its seems to validate the reasons why the BREXIT vote was to leave the EU. However, when one thinks about it, that sort of thing is happening … Continue reading

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The Belfast Blitz – Continued

I told of the Percy Street school taking a direct hit, the school was just two street behind our house on Northumberland St. My father decided we should stay in the house and take cover as best we could. This … Continue reading

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Into the Storm

Sunday evening I watched the movie ”Into the Storm” it tells the story of Winston Churchill becoming Prime Minister of Britain in 1941. Besides being a very accurate account of the history of the war years, it was also a … Continue reading

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A Little Known History

Canadian Virtual Military Museum Fall Weekends At CVMM Canadians in the Defence of Britain,Summer of 1940 Did this man save Britain ? Did American architect C. Howard Crane in his Home Guard uniform save Britain when it “stood alone” in … Continue reading

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Battle of Britain 75 Years ago.

A flypast involving Spitfires and Hurricanes has taken place to mark 75 years since the decisive encounter of the Battle of Britain. A service was also held in London’s St Paul’s Cathedral to commemorate the anniversary. In the fight the … Continue reading

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Memories Of The Second World war

I can’t explain why I so enjoy watching Second World War¬† movies. I especially like to watch the scenes of the cities in England during the war. The TV series “Foyles War” is a great show and reminds me of … Continue reading

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Dates to Remember

The 3rd September 1939 Britain declares war on Germany. December 7th 1941 Japan attacks Pearl harbour bringing the USA into the Second World War. Now on the 7th May 1945 we are on the eve of the end of the … Continue reading

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The Imitation Game.

Linda and I treated ourselves on Sunday evening. We went out for dinner and then on to a movie. We saw the new film “The Imitation Game” and a very good film it was. The true story of Prof Turing … Continue reading

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Ghost of Christmas Past

My Goodness viewing this video brought back so many memories of the wartime Christmas. I had the same toys, the tin helmet, a wooden model spitfire,a tank and a tommy gun. I remember sheltering in the tube stations all night. … Continue reading

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Peace in our Time

Peace in our time is a wonderful idea and it might happen some day. However,while the world continues to produce people like Hitler it will never happen. Yesterday the Island Peace Alliance marched in protest claiming the two recent deaths … Continue reading

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