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First Ypres 1914 - The Road to Battle

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Today marks the anniversary of the First Ypres. To commemorate the event here is an extract from Campaign 58: First Ypres 1914 looking at the build up to the engagement...Continue Reading

Sunday Photo - The Battle of Broodseinde

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On 4 October 1917 British, Australian and New Zealand forces launched an assault on the German line known as the Battle of Broodseinde. It was one of the most successul Allied attacks of the Battle of Passchendaele, devastating the German defence and shattering their morale...Continue Reading
For the 75th anniversary of Battle of Britain day we decided that we wanted to offer you something special...Continue Reading

Aircraft of the Battle of Britain

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Today marks the 75th anniversary of one of the greatest aerial battles in history. On 15 September 1940 the Luftwaffe launched its largest and most concentrated attack, believing that RAF Fighter Command was on its last legs. Albert Kesselring had amassed all that Luftflotte 2 had to offer, but claims that the British were down to their last 50 Spitfires had been grossly exaggerated...Continue Reading

The Sinking of the HMS Oxley

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On 10 September 1939 the Royal Navy suffered its first submarine loss of the Second World War, with the HMS Oxley sinking with only 2 survivors. However, it was not at the hands of an enemy vessel that the submarine was lost but rather through friendly fire...Continue Reading

Sunday Photo - The Battle of Fromelles

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On 19 July 1916 British and Australian forces attacked the Germans at Fromelles. Their aim was to exploit the weakening German defences, but the strength of the defenders was grossly underestimated. The Allied troops went into the attack ill-prepared, unaware that they were heavily outnumbered...Continue Reading

Free Downloadable D-Day Backgrounds

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Today marks the 71st anniversary of the D-Day landings, the largest seabourne invasion in history. To commemorate this monumental event we at Osprey have created 3 desktop backgrounds for you to enjoy...Continue Reading

Sunday Photo - The Valentine Tank

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Today's Sunday Photo blog, in light of yesterday's Valentine's Day celebrations, is dedicated to the aptly named Valentine Tank. Designs for Britain's most produced and most widely used tank of the Second World War were begun without a specification from the War Office in the late 1930s...Continue Reading

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