man o war

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

HMS Invincible: Inside the battle ship made famous by Turner, the fighting Temeraire

Turn Up Your Sound! RAF Supermarine Spitfires escorting De Havilland Mosquito bombers

Very good animation of RAF Supermarine Spitfires escorting De Havilland Mosquito bombers.

HMS Queen Elizabeth is being built in sections, which are then transported by sea to the Number 1 Dock at Rosyth, just north of Edinburgh, to be welded together

HMS Queen Elizabeth: 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?

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!

Map shows UK’s weirdest place names.

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

Trying to flip a was heart-stoppingly dangerous.Here a Spitfire IX is trying to do just that,but who got that close to take the picture!

Richard Todd was as an officer in the King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry in 1941, later transferred to the Parachute Regiment. As a Captain on 6 June 1944, he was among the first British officers to land in Normandy. His battalion were reinforcements that parachuted in after glider forces had landed and completed the main assault against Pegasus Bridge. He later met up with Major John Howard on Pegasus Bridge.

(Right) Richard Todd in The Longest Day - (Left) Richard Todd in Reality

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.

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.

Pinterest
Search