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News Bulletins from History

Future Queen Elizabeth Marries Philipe Mountbatten

20th November 1947 Future British Queen Marries Philip Mountbatten

The future queen of the United Kingdom on the 19th November 1947 marries Philip Mountbatten. Elizabeth married at the age of 21 to Philip, a Greek prince. Before the marriage could take place Philip had top become a naturalised British citizen. The wedding took place when the country was still under rationing, the material for the …

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Winston Churchill

26th October 1953 Churchill returns as Prime Minister

The Return of Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom   The Wartime leader returned to being Prime Minister a second time after the Conservative party one the 26th October 1953 General Election, defeating Clement Attlee at 77.  The slogan of the election the Conservatives ran on was a ‘Strong and Free’ Britain. Conservatives …

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Ypres and the menin Gate

Ypres and the most famous memorial on the Western Front, The Menin Gate

The 1st Battle of Ypres, World War One on the 19th October 1914 Première Bataille des Flandres, Erste Flandernschlacht Ypres The First World War, the war to end all wars, was fought on a monumental scale, in terms of people and materials in many theatres of war. Some of the biggest battles on the western front in …

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