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A very British affair, 3 days that took BRITAIN to WAR, September 1939

The declaration of war on Germany in 1939 was a pivotal moment in history for Great Britain, it seems it was to be the countries destiny, but it wasn’t as unified a decision as you might think.  The United Kingdom gathered around the wireless sets on the 3rd of September 1939 to hear a 3-minute …

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Lord Mayor's Show 2019

804th Lord Mayor’s Show Procession, 692nd Lord Mayor – Bonus 2019 Pictures Inside!

We take a brief look at the 804 years of the Lord Mayor’s Show in 2019; the King came up with a cunning plan to request the Lord Mayor march each year to pledge loyalty to the King (or Queen), this has taken place for every monarch since. William Russell is the 692nd Lord Mayor …

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ceramic poppies at the imperial war museum

World War One Ceramic Poppy installation at The Imperial War Museum

Poppies Art installation to commemorate World War One Centenary (1918-2018) at The Imperial War Museum, enjoy the virtual walk Ceramic Poppy Artist Paul Cummins   The imposing building of the Imperial War Museum in South London is something to behold, you’re greeted by two 15 inch naval guns from HMS Ramillies and HMS Resolution. When …

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13th September 1759 James Wolfe British Army Greenwich statue 3

13th September 1759 James Wolfe British Army Greenwich statue

1759 James Wolfe British Army Officer, died in Canada, buried in Greenwich James Wolfe 2/1/1727- 13/9/1759 British Army officer, Who was the son of Edward Wolfe, a well respected General. James was a Lieutenant Colonel by the time he was 23. Born Westerham Kent. The National Trust now run his former childhood home “Quebec House” …

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