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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."

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Chester, England - old buildings and city wall, lots of shopping, world's first "mall"

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Great War Weapons. Grandfather would have used a rifle. His army record describes him as 'a good shot'. Would he have used any other weapons or have needed his gas mask? We'll likely never know. He told a story about soldiers covering their faces with urine-soaked kilts to protect themselves during gas attacks; perhaps the only benefit of wearing kilts.

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Cross marking the spot where the remains of Private George Nugent of the Northumberland Fusiliers were found in October 1998 on the old Somme 1916 battlefield . He had been killed on 1st July, the first day of the Battle of the Somme 1916. He had been recorded as missing in action. His body was found close to the mine crater blown on that day, known as Lochnagar Crater. He was reburied in the nearby Ovillers Military Cemetery on 1st July 2000.

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~+~+~Black Watch Tartan ~+~+~ This tartan bears the name of the famous 42nd Royal Highland Regiment, first raised in 1729 to patrol and keep the peace within the Highlands. The Black Watch has a long record of military service to the nation. It's also the most worn and well known of all the Tartans, second only to the Royal Stewart.

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WWI; Photo taken after British soldier stumbled across the grave of his brother. -The Great War (@WW1_Series) | Twitter

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Beefeater, Tower of London - nooossa, que arma mais... medieval... será q ele me deixaria tirar uma foto com ela? :D duvido hehehe

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Knighton, Edith (1877-1966) 1st cousin of wife of step great-uncle of 3rd great-uncle British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920 Military Marriage 25 Oct 1896 - Battersea Name Edith Louisa Knight Residence 1916 - 15 Barmore St, Battersea Spouse Robert Cobb

Sqn Ldr Eugeniusz 'Dziubek' Horbaczewski's kills being painted on his P-51 Mustang (FB387) at Brenzett, 3 August 1944. The Polish ace was the CO of No. 315 Squadron, and a record of his thirteen and a half aerial victories and four V-1s destroyed was painstakingly transferred to this newly delivered aircraft. He was shot down and killed on 18 August 1944.

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