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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
Posted in HM Submarines, veterans Tagged belligerent, British Columbia, Chilean Navy, crew, Cruiser Leipzig, German, l, neutral, Submarines, usa, West Coast, World War One Leave a comment
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
Posted in HM Submarines, monkey business, vehicles Tagged fenders, fins, German, Herr Harper, HMS Ganges, Nelson Hall.deficit, one man boat, submarine/car, submariners, tim hortons, walmart greeter, wheels Leave a comment
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
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged air raid shelters, Belfast, bombing, Bushmills, devastation, evacuation, German, Irish Whiskey, Time to Remember Leave a comment
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
Posted in military, veterans Tagged 1st WW, 2nd WW, battle fields of France, German, hard to believe, hard to remember, machine guns, mud, shell craters, We Will Remember Leave a comment