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Commemorating the Sacrifices of Members of the Armed Forces.

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70 years ago in Normandy in the evening on 6th June 1944 you could feel nervous excitement. Allied Operation Overlord was fully on the way, end of the WW2 become clearer than ever for milions around the world, but not for those who never left the five beaches.

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Created on 6th June 2014 at 08:01pm by Krzysztof Kurzydlo | 0 Comments
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During the first world war, both sides embraced the Christmas spirit and called an unofficial ceasefire against each other.

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Created on 19th December 2013 9:43am by Thomas Young | 0 Comments
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This weekend marks the 72nd anniversary of the day the UK and the USA declared war on Japan during WW2.

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Created on 6th December 2013 14:31pm by Thomas | 0 Comments
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We celebrated today 95th aniversary of Armistace Day. Together with Prince Philip in Ypres, The Queen at The Whithall and a British Legion on Trafalgar Square in London millions of people accross Comonwelth and other countries celebrated Armistace Day.

 

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Created on 11th November 2013 at 08:10pm by Kris Kurzydlo | 0 Comments
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The Battle of Stalingrad was one of the most bloody battles of WW2 fought on the eastern front from 23 August 1942 - 2nd Feburary 1943.

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The 19th October 2013 marks the 99th anniversary of the First Battle of Ypres which begun on 19th October 1914 and ended on 22nd November 1914.

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Created on 18th October 2013 10:18am by Thomas Young | 0 Comments
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On 19th August 1914, a few months after the First World War began, US President Woodrow Wilson announced that his country would remain neutral throughout the conflict.

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Created on 19th August 2013 11:30am by Aaron Jones | 0 Comments
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The atomic bombing of Hiroshima in Japan were conducted by the USA on the 6th August 1945, it was followed by a similar bombing of Nagraska on 9th August. The Japanese surrended to the Allies shortly after, on 15th August.

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Created on 5th August 2013 11:51am by Aaron Jones | 0 Comments
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Operation Barbarossa was the code name for Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union during the Second World War; it began on 22nd June 1941.

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Created on 20th June 2013 16:51pm by Aaron Jones | 0 Comments
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The Normandy landings took place on D-Day, Tuesday 6th June 1944 and began at 6.30am. It is quite possibly the most famous moment of the Second World War.

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Created on 5th June 2013 10:57am by Aaron Jones | 0 Comments
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