Remembrance. ‘Lest We Forget’- Lord Kipling Every year, we come together to remember the brave men and women of our armed forces that have given their lives defending our country and its people from harm. The first national act of remembrance in modern times was held on November 11th 1919, one year to the day after the signing of the Armistice...
On the build up to remembrance day we are bringing you stories of unsung heroes from the Great War to remember those from both the front line as well as those back home.
On the build up to remembrance day we are bringing you stories of unsung heroes from the Great War to remember those from both the front line as well as those back home.
On the build up to remembrance day we are bringing you stories of unsung heroes from the Great War to remember those from both the front line as well as those back home.
On the build up to remembrance day we are bringing you stories of unsung heroes from the Great War to remember those from both the front line as well as those back home.
2019 marks 250 years of the birth of one of Britain’s greatest military heroes – The First Duke of Wellington. To celebrate this monumental anniversary The London Mint Office unveiled a very special new coin collection – The Wellington 250 Sovereign Collection. Designed by Angela Pistrucci, the Gold coins depict the First Duke of Wellington,...
The Normandy landings – famously known as D-Day – are widely regarded as the beginning of the end of World War II; not just for the Nazi forces but their leader, Adolf Hitler himself.
The Battle of Britain signalled a massive turning point for the British effort in World War II.
Archie McInnes, an air force pilot who flew Hurricanes during the Battle of Britain, has died, just hours after celebrating his 100 th birthday.
During World War I, Britain had a high dependence on civilian ships when it came to the importing of necessities such as food and raw materials, as well as transporting soldiers overseas. King George V granted the title ‘the Merchant Navy’ after World War I to recognise the major contributions made by merchant sailors in the conflict.

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