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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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Remembering HMS Hood.

In 1941 the biggest threat to the Atlantic convoys supplying England was the German Battleship Bismark. The biggest battleship of the war it out gunned the largest ships of the Royal Navy. The Prime Minister Winston Churchill said it had … Continue reading

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Churchill a Moment in Time

Moment in time: Winston Churchill tours Berlin – July 16, 1945 When Winston Churchill arrived in Berlin in the summer of 1945, most of the agenda was reserved for important geopolitical business: a summit of victorious powers in nearby Potsdam. … Continue reading

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Germany Surrenders (70 years ago today)

What an amazing day 8th May 1945 was, the war that had lasted six long terrible years was finally over. I was in Belfast when Winston Churchill made his famous victory speech, and I remember the streets were full of … Continue reading

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Playing for Time???

Negotiating with this Man  Playing for Time or Appeasement ?????  I doubt anyone would argue that Churchill was not a great wartime statesman. However, if I asked the same question of Neville Chamberlain many would consider him weak and an appeaser … Continue reading

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The March of Time

How sad the way time erases the past so cruelly. I join HMS Ganges in March 1955, a time when the mast was HMS Ganges point of pride. This wonderful mast(143 ft) could be seen from miles around. The spectacular … Continue reading

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V-E Day

Winston Churchill waves to crowds in Whitehall on the day he broadcast to the nation the war with Germany was over. Victory in Europe Day—known as V-E Day or VE Day—was the public holiday celebrated on 8 May 1945 (in … Continue reading

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On This Special Day

Today is the day we commemorate the “Battle of the Atlantic”. When I go to church today I shall look forward to making mention in memory to those who gave their lives on the dangerous convoy routes of the North … Continue reading

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More Battle of the Atlantic.

Around 2000 Hollywood produced a fictional movie tale about disguised American submariners boarding a German U Boat to obtain a secret Enigma coding machine. The movie title was “U 571” a very gripping and exciting movie, but that was all … Continue reading

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My Famous New Fan Club

What a great idea to create a fan club!!! My very first fan has been enrolled and will qualify for all the many Fan Club Benefits. No charge to join, just offer high praise of my books on a monthly … Continue reading

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