1940s People

Jack B's Medals Photo People

When your luck runs out…the sad tale of Sgt Harry Broadhead

The Lancaster bombers of 61 Squadron thundered down the runway into the gathering gloom on yet another one of their relentless crusades ...
Winston Churchill People

1940s People – Winston Churchill

The Early Life and Political Beginnings of Winston Churchill Born in 1874 at Blenheim Palace, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was the ...
Amy Johnson People

Taking Flight: Amy Johnson’s Pioneering Spirit

A Daring Dream Takes Flight: The Story of Amy Johnson While the exact spark that ignited Amy Johnson‘s passion for aviation remains ...
Grave of William Martin People

The man who never was – Operation Mincemeat

On a warm spring morning in April 1943, a sardine fisherman spotted the corpse of a British soldier floating in the sea ...
Wing Commander Arthur Gill People

Wing Commander Arthur Gill – British Dive Bomber Ace

From Instructor to Bomber Ace: The Rise of Arthur Gill, RAF Dive Bomber Pilot While British RAF personnel are more renowned for ...
Who was Ulric Cross? People

The Extraordinary Life of Ulric Cross…

Few people can have crammed more into a life time of service than Ulric Cross and whilst this site is dedicated to ...
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