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Sunday Photo - The Battle of the Bulge

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On 25th January 1945 the Battle of the Bulge concluded with a decisive Allied victory. Fought over the winter months of 1944-45, the battle was the last major Nazi German offensive against Western Allied forces during World War II.Continue Reading

Sunday Photo - Operation Chastise

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On the evening of May 16, 1943 a group of Lancaster bombers set off from RAF Scampton. Their target was a selection of German dams that had been identified by the British Air Ministry...Continue Reading

Sunday Photo - William Harvey Carney

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On 23 May, 1900, William Harvey Carney received the Medal of Honor for his gallantry during the Battle of Fort Wagner in 1863...Continue Reading
On 31 May 1902 the Treaty of Vereeniging was signed, ending the Second Boer War. The conflict had lasted almost 3 years, and was typified by guerrilla tactics, with the much larger British force facing constant harassment from groups of Boer commandos...Continue Reading

Sunday Photo - The Battle of Midway

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On 6 June 1942, just six months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Battle of Midway ended with a decisive American victory...Continue Reading

Sunday Photo - The Battle of Okinawa

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On the 21 June 1945 the last remnants of Japanese resistance at Okinawa fell, bringing the Battle of Okinawa to a close. The ferocious fighting had lasted for 82 days, and included the largest amphibious assault of the Pacific War, huge kamikaze attacks and an incredible number of soldiers...Continue Reading
On 28 June 1914 Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg were assassinated. It was an event that would shake Europe and spark the First World War...Continue Reading

Sunday Photo - The Battle of Elands River

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On 16 August 1900 the Battle of Elands River came to an end. A garrison consisting of 500 Australian, Rhodesian, Canadian and British soldiers had been besieged by a force of over 2,000 Boers, facing heavy shelling and small arms fire throughout the attack...Continue Reading

Sunday Photo - The Battle of Stalingrad

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On 23 August, 1942 German forces reached the outskirts of Stalingrad, marking the start of the Battle of Stalingrad...Continue Reading

Sunday Photo - The Spanish Legion

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Today marks the 95th anniversary of the Spanish Legion, an elite unit of the Spanish Army. Since 1920 they have fought in a number of conflicts, including the Rif War, the Spanish Civil War, Iraq and Afghanistan. They are currently engaged in the fight against ISIL...Continue Reading

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