The History. The Avro Lancaster is one of the most Iconic planes of WWII. Designed by Roy Chadwick , it was powered by 4 Rolls- Royce Merlin engines which gave it the ability to carry over 5 tonnes of bombs.
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We are very excited to share this blog with you, transcribed from an interview between George ‘Johnny’ Johnson MBE and Falklands War Veteran Simon Weston CBE. It talks about Johnny’s time within the Royal Air Force:
2018 is a huge year in British Commemorations with Brits celebrating 100 years of the RAF, 100 years since the end of The First World War and 75 years since the Dambusters Raid – it is certainly a year to remember. To celebrate 75 years since Operation Chastise, a Mission Pack has been produced containing blueprints, photographs, confidential...
This year we celebrate the 100 th anniversary of The Royal Air Force . The RAF was formed in 1918 during the First World War when the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service amalgamated to become the world’s first independent Air Force. Since then, the RAF has proudly served Great Britain and her allies with great distinction, keeping us...
The London Mint Office and the In Flanders Fields Museum have partnered to release an exclusive coin commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War . Released in Partnership with the In Flanders Fields Museum and designed by famous artist and sculptor Paul Day this Official WWI Centenary Coin has been issued an everlasting act of...
It was mud, mud, everywhere: mud in the trenches, mud in front of the trenches, mud behind the trenches. Every shell-hole was a sea of filthy oozing mud. I suppose there’s a limit to everything, but the mud of Passchendaele … I think it absolutely finished me off.
The History 2017 marks 100 years since the Third Battle of Ypres, also known as the Battle of Passchendaele. The previous two battles were initiated by the Germans against the allied control around Ypres, which restricted German access to the English Channel. The Third Battle however, was conducted by the British with the aim to destroy any...
2017 marks 100 years since the Third Battle of Ypres, one of the bloodiest campaigns of the First World War. According to Adam Hochschild , author of the book “To End All Wars” over 9 million soldiers and around 12 million civilians lost their lives during the First World War. The campaign ran until November 10th 1917 when the British declared...
2017 marks a momentous year for British Military history as we commemorate 100 years since the Third Battle of Ypres and also the 35 th anniversary of the Falklands Conflict.

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