'She survived an assassination attempt,but Bernadette Devlin is best remembered as the 21-year-old Irish republican who strode across the floor of the House of Commons to punch [the] home secretary of the Conservative govt [for suggesting] the British army had fired only in self-defence on Bloody Sunday when they shot dead 13 civil rights protesters. A new documentary, "Bernadette: Notes on a Political Journey," revisits...Devlin's role as a human rights campaigner and radical…
Scottish Horse - Second Boer war 1899 - 1902 (A unit made up of Australians, South Africans, Scottish and even some English of Scottish desent). Their record was pretty much second to none for a mounted unit.
Speech by Elizabeth I - "I know I have the body but of a weak and feeble woman; but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England, too."
Antique Victorian Vintage Leather Cased Washed Gold Pocket Balloonist Barometer By F.L. West London Circa 1895
Antique Edwardian Vintage Leather Cased Pocket Compensated Barometer By Negretti & Zambra London England Circa 1910 A simply stunning Edwardian period compensated pocket barometer. The WW1 British Army Military issue outer leather case is in excellent condition and stamped with makers name French & Son Ltd London 1917. The barometer is in superb fully functioning condition, has gold washed brass outer case with revolving outer ring to record barometric pressure and altitude readings. ...
The Vulcan held the record for the longest bombing mission when it bombed the runway on the Falkland Islands after the Argentine invasion in 1982, a return journey of nearly 8,000 nautical miles. The mission was known as 'Black Buck One' and took almost 16 hours.
British Army List 1914 complete 12 months official records for genealogy, family history, research and historical purposes on cd
British Army List 1914 complete 12 months by CollectableMrJones
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1940's Japanese Pacific War ( The Burma Campaign ) Art Postcard "The enemy British 6th brigade commander surrendered to us in the Battle of Inden ( Burma ) " / "The Greater East Asian War Operation Records Painting " published by The Army Art Association, wwii / vintage antique old Japanese military war art card / Japanese history historic paper material Japan
Benedict Arnold-His name is synonymous with disloyalty. During the American Revolutionary War, Arnold began the war in the Continental Army, but later defected to the British Army. While still a general on the American side, he became Commander of the West Point fort in New York, and offered to surrender it to the British. After the plot came to light, in September 1780, Arnold joined the British Army as a brigadier general, with a sizable pension and £6,000 signing bonus.