I watched a TV documentary recently titled “The Thirteen Most Dangerous Days in the History of the World” it was about the Cuban Missile Crisis. Almost forgotten today, but it was indeed a time when the world was facing Armageddon … Continue reading
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In 1950 the Second World War had been over for five years, I was 12 years old and going to Secondary school. Probably the most significant thing about being 12 was wearing long trousers as part of my school uniform. … Continue reading
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Tagged A bomb, Belfast, Boy Seaman 2nd Class., England, Ganges, King George 6th, Korea, Portsmouth, Stalin, usa, USSR, war