Tag Archives: German

Provincial Submarine Service???

Did you know that the province of British Columbia actually had its own Navy, or to be more specific its own submarine service. Yes, that is a fact. In 1914 days before the the start of the First World War, … Continue reading

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One Man Submarine Car

This strange contraption was claimed to be a submarine/car. It could travel on land and under water,circa 1937. I suppose its possible, I recall in Nelson Hall at HMS Ganges we had on display a one man WW2 German submarine. … Continue reading

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Remembering the War Years

On Tuesday 15th April (Easter)1941 some 200 German planes bombed the city of Belfast for seven hours. The air raid warning sounded at 10.20 pm and the all clear didn’t come until 5.00am the next morning. The city was devastated … Continue reading

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War and Remembrance.

I was asked to speak to the Sunday school children this morning regarding Remembrance Day. That might not sound too difficult , but believe me it is. Trying to describe a world war to young children while at the same … Continue reading

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