Battle of Britain

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Does time favor the defender?: An example from the Battle of Britain

Share +Twitter Facebook Google + RedditWhen I was giving atalk at the University of Texas in Austin last winter, we got into aninteresting discussion of time as a variable in the conduct of war. I think itneeds to be studied more, especially at the strategic ... [Published Foreign Policy Magazine - 1 hour ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

How Britain once welcomed foreigners as our saviours

A Yorkshire historian is tracing the story of the refugees, foreign workers and soldiers who came to Britain during the Second World War. Chris Bond reports.“NEVER in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few”.These famous words ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Watson-Watt on club’s radar

More than 40 members of Forfar Probus Club listened intently to a well-prepared and illustrated professional presentation on the life of Robert Watson-Watt, the ‘Father of Radar’, from retired Royal Marine Major Steve Nicoll.Steve, a Dundonian, now lives ... [Published Forfar Today - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Veteran remembers first WWII air raid on 75th anniversay of battle

STV16 October 2014 20:29 BSTA veteran sailor who survived the first air raid on Britain in the Second World War has remembered the attack on its 75-year anniversary.There are calls for a memorial to commemorate the battle in the skies over the Firth of ... [Published Stv.tv - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Major manufacturer to support Wing Appeal at Capel-le-Ferne Memorial near Dover

The Kent-based Battle of Britain Memorial Trust has won support for its fund-raising campaign from an unexpected source. Shower tray manufacturer TMuk hopes to raise at least £10,000 after coming up with a patriotic design for a new product and promising ... [Published Hawkinge Gazette - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Cadets remember The Few from the Battle of Britain

Cadets remember ‘The Few’ from the Battle of BritainWed 15th October 2014 10.38AMRECENTLY 50 Cadets and staff from 162 (Stockport) Squadron attended The Battle of Britain Service and Parade at St George's Church in Heaviley.This annual event is organised ... [Published Stockport Independent - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Surrey’s Lord Lieutenant to unveil new war memorial

Wednesday, 15 October 2014On October 25, Woldingham will host the unveiling and dedication of a unique Memorial.100 years after the start of the First World War, it is both a retrospective War memorial and an ongoing Village memorial since it will include ... [Published Tandridge Today - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Battle of Britain service

Members of the 1803 ATC Squadron Air Training Corps-RAF Cadets Hucknall Branch are pictured here at a Battle Of Britain Service at Hucknall’s St Mary Magdalene Church.The service was led by Rev Canon Kathryn Herod and Rev Sergiy Diduk.The squadron’s flag ... [Published Hucknall Dispatch - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 2 reports

Bringing back battle memories

Warwick district councillor Jerry Weber recently attended the Battle of Britain Memorial Service at Nuneaton. These are his reflections on the service and his father Jack’s experience as a pilot in the battle:The southern shore of Hayling Island can be ... [Published Kenilworth Weekly News - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

RAF Wittering and Stamford Remember Battle Of Britain

Citizens Of Stamford both old and young joined RAF Wittering personnel to mark the annual commemoration of the Battle of Britain on Sunday September 21st.Fought in the skies above southern England over 70 years ago, the Battle of Britain is a defining ... [Published Noodls - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 3 reports

Britain goes to war AGAIN: RAF poised for air strikes on jihadists

The move comes as ministers warn of a “new Battle of Britain” in the war against extremism.The Prime Minister will sign off British air strikes after meeting new Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi in New York. The decisionis likely to see MPs recalled ... [Published Daily Express - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 2 reports

In pictures: Maidenhead commemorates those who died in the Battle of Britain

14:45 Monday 22 September 2014Written by Katherine DenhamDozens gathered to watch as wreaths were laid on the war memorial outside Maidenhead Town Hall to remember those who lost their lives in the Battle of Britain.26 ImagesMaidenhead MP Theresa May ... [Published Maidenhead Advertiser - Sep 22 2014]

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Anyone who missed the opportunity to donate to the RAFA’s ` " Wings Appeal’ may still do so by visiting http://www.rafa.org.uk/wanttohelp-wingsappeal.asp"
"About 1pm I think it was. Exploded outside, very lucky. I was only feet away from it."
Flight Lieutenant Lee Moore, Officer Commanding 162 (Stockport) Squadron, said: "It's important to remember the Battle of Britain and celebrate the finest hour of the Royal Air Force. I was also really proud of the cadets and how smart they all looked on the day."

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Does time favor the defender?: An example from ... [Published Foreign Policy Magazine - 1 hour ago]
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How Britain once welcomed foreigners as our sav... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 21 2014]
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Watson-Watt on club’s radar [Published Forfar Today - Oct 18 2014]
The Ethics of Ancient Mass Murderers [Published LewRockwell.com - Oct 18 2014]
England and Shame: The Hamas Vote [Published American Spectator - Oct 17 2014]
Veteran remembers first WWII air raid on 75th a... [Published Stv.tv - Oct 17 2014]
Major manufacturer to support Wing Appeal at Ca... [Published Hawkinge Gazette - Oct 15 2014]
Hamas is Nazi Germany and Israel is valiant and... [Published Mondoweiss - Oct 15 2014]
Cadets remember The Few from the Battle of Britain [Published Stockport Independent - Oct 15 2014]
Surrey’s Lord Lieutenant to unveil new war memo... [Published Tandridge Today - Oct 15 2014]
For Paul Allen and Peter Jackson, dogfight over... [Published Business World - Oct 15 2014]
Hull's 'greatest fighter pilot' Ronald 'Ras' Be... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 15 2014]
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Rewriting the Berlin Wall [Published RedState Blog - 23 hours ago]
Every once in a while you read something that is so stunning that at first you think you’ve misread it. Such an article ran yesterday in Foreign Policy Journal. The article, The Berlin Wall – Another Cold War Myth , by aged commie William Blum, ...
Turkey and USA Can’t Make Decisions as Kurds Fi... [Published Prophecy Updates and Commentary - Oct 21 2014]
The courageous fight of the Kurds against ISIS in defending their city of Kobani against weeks of ISIL attacks continues to inspire many viewers around the world. It is amazing how determined they have been in fighting the ISIL terrorists with little ...
Hamas is Nazi Germany and Israel is valiant and... [Published Mondoweiss - Oct 15 2014]
ISGAP is the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy . Its chief concern appears to be fighting the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement that targets Israel. Right after the Gaza onslaught of this summer, in which 2100 Palestinians ...
History for September 15 - On-This-Day.com [Published MuskegonPundit - Sep 15 2014]
History for September 15 - On-This-Day.com James Fenimore Cooper 1789,  William H. Taft  ( U.S. ) 1857, Agatha Christie 1890  Fay Wray 1907, Jackie Cooper 1922, Tommy Lee Jones 1946  1775 - An early and unofficial American flag was raised by Lieutenant ...
Queen Could Make Battle of Britain Anniversary ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 09 2014]
Politicians on both sides of the political divide have called for Her Majesty the Queen to make an intervention on the matter of Scottish independence, but fears of politicising the Monarchy have left the Prime Minister and Cabinet office paralysed ...
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