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Remembering Tom Sweetman - From fighter pilot to flight engineer on a Lancaster to accountant, husband & father of five grateful children

Lancaster on Dambusters Memorial Flight.

British Royal Navy Ship during the Age of Sail Bateau Pirate, Old Sailing Ships, Hms Victory, Ship Of The Line, Man Of War, Naval History, Wooden Ship, Model Ships, Tall Ships

HMS Indestructible: Unlocking the bloody history of the ship made famous by Turner, the Fighting Temeraire

A hull hewn from 5,000 English oak trees. And 700 savage fighting men on board - each downing half a pint of rum and a gallon of beer a day. A new book unlocks the bloody history of the ship behind the nation's favourite painting.

Very good animation of RAF Supermarine Spitfires escorting De Havilland Mosquito bombers. Aircraft Photos, Ww2 Aircraft, Fighter Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Fighter Jets, De Havilland Mosquito, Luftwaffe, Rolls Royce Merlin, The Spitfires

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Very good animation of RAF Supermarine Spitfires escorting De Havilland Mosquito bombers. Aircraft Photos, Ww2 Aircraft, Fighter Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Fighter Jets, De Havilland Mosquito, Luftwaffe, Rolls Royce Merlin, The Spitfires

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With acres of flight deck and the ability to transport 40 joint strike fighter jets around the world, Britain's new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth - due in service in 2020 - will deliver a radical change in the Navy’s capabilities Royal Navy Aircraft Carriers, Navy Carriers, Hms Prince Of Wales, Hms Queen Elizabeth, Queen Elizabeth Carrier, New Aircraft, British Armed Forces, Flight Deck, Armada

Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers

It’s only natural that a project of HMS Queen Elizabeth’s scale would attract the kind of attention that it has. It means that it’s already doing part of the job it was commissioned to do: to be a conspicuous presence – a key feature of being a deterrent. And with a lifespan of 50 years, she will continue to have an impact around the world as it safeguards the UK’s interests well into the future.

News on HMS Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carrier QE-class battleships). Latest news on the construction progress of the “pride and joy” of the British Royal Navy – the UK aircraft carriers of the future – being built now! Royal Navy Aircraft Carriers, Navy Carriers, Naval History, Military History, Hms Prince Of Wales, Hms Illustrious, Hms Queen Elizabeth, New Aircraft, Armada

It's taller than Nelson's Column and generates enough energy to power 5,500 homes - but does Britain really need a super-sized £3.5bn aircraft carrier?

HMS Queen Elizabeth (pictured right) will be three times the size of HMS Illustrious (pictured left), our sole remaining carrier.

Map shows UK’s weirdest place names. Related: The weirdest town names in all 50 US states Uk History, British History, History Facts, Family History, Greece History, History Memes, Weird Town Names, Odd Names, Map Of Britain

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Map shows UK’s weirdest place names. Related: The weirdest town names in all 50 US states

Richard Todd was as an officer in the King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry in…

MUST READ - 50 Famous Faces in Uniform during WWII

The death of actor Charles Durning on Christmas Eve brings into focus the wartime service of the ever dwindling ‘greatest generation’. Here is a list, by

British Carriers: HMS Victorious HMS Ark Royal and HMS Hermes in the Mediterranean Sea, circa Royal Navy Aircraft Carriers, Navy Carriers, Montana Class Battleship, Hms Ark Royal, Joining The Navy, Capital Ship, Military Pictures, Navy Ships, Power Boats

HMS Victorious, HMS Ark Royal and HMS Hermes in the Mediterranean Sea,1960. DA 1 posted. - David Arkwright 1 - Google+

A fireman at the top of a new m) turntable ladder, which has just been delivered to the London Fire Brigade. (Photo by J. February 1937 I miss my old job.

A fireman at the top of a new 100-foot (30,48 m) turntable ladder, which has just been delivered to the London Fire Brigade. (Photo by J. A. Hampton/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 26th February 1937

Richard Todd-British on D-Day (Actor) Interesting Fact: Todd played Howard in the film "The Longest Day", while Todd himself was played by another actor. Richard Todd, Famous Veterans, Parachute Regiment, Joining The Military, Famous Names, Hot Toddy, Military Veterans, Royal Air Force, Sports Stars

Richard Todd-British Army-WW2-Parachute Regiment-1941-46-Landed on D-Day (Actor) Interesting Fact: Todd played Howard in the film "The Longest Day", while Todd himself was played by another actor.

By using two Hook Ladders a fireman could scale the outside of a multi story building floor by floor. The length of the ladder was 13ft. 4ins. The width was 9ins. and the weight was 29lbs. The hook that held you on the window was 2ft. 2ins.long, with Cong tac cam ung, {Bán công tắc cảm ứng Soloha tại Hà Nội|SOloha cung cấp sản phẩm Công tắc cảm ứng cho nhà thông minh. hot

Hook Ladder Drill circa 1960

By using two Hook Ladders a fireman could scale the outside of a multi story building floor by floor. The length of the ladder was 13ft. 4ins. The width was 9ins. and the weight was 29lbs. The hook that held you on the window was 2ft. 2ins.long, with a 6inch bill. It was fitted with 8 teeth which helped to grip the window frame. It was important when stepping on to the head of the ladder to try and keep the weight of your body below the hook. This helped to stop the ladder from tilting. Not…

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Gatwick Airport Crash Tender

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