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Operation Neptune: After 14 months of planning, men are landed on the German-held beaches of Normandy… D-day graphic Ww2 History, History Facts, World History, Military History, World War Ii, D Day Normandy, Normandy Beach, Normandy Invasion, D Day Landings

The British people's greatest day: Cynics will say it's time to move on. But today raise a glass to the sheer ingenuity, courage and bloody mindedness of Britons like Stan Hollis, who turned a potential disaster into awesome victory

If I had to single out one moment of the struggle which represented the zenith of our national achievement, the finest of British endeavours in peace or war, then it must be the Normandy Landings, writes MAX HASTINGS.

Pratt's The Great North Road Map, One of the decorative series of maps by artist A. Taylor which were published by Pratts, a petroleum company, (hence the automobiles lower left). Still useful as a reference guide for horse and carriage travel Arts And Crafts For Teens, Art And Craft Videos, Easy Arts And Crafts, Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Caballero Andante, Great North, Map Globe, Old Maps

The Great North Road. Henry, Stephan, Robin and friends will travel this road (or parts of it) many times from London to York in Book 2.

One of my favorite past times is to look at old pictures of London and over the years we’ve amassed quite a collection here at Londontopia. So, we thought it would be fun to put together a massive gallery of old pictures of London to enjoy looking at. Victorian London, Vintage London, Old London, City Of London, Victorian Life, London Life, London Pictures, London Photos, Old Pictures

Lost LONDON | From all corners of the Capital

Some old pictures of London I found on the internet. St Bartholomew's The Great and Cloth Fair.Smithfield.1880 Drury Lane.Covent...

The site of the Tower of London - top left: before the Romans, right: 400 AD, Twilight of the Roman City -bottom left: 1080 The Conquerors' Castle and right: 1200 AD the Tower enlarged. via royalarmouries org Fantasy City, Fantasy Castle, Historical Architecture, Ancient Architecture, European History, British History, Roman City, Roman Era, Roman Britain

The site of the Tower of London - top left: 40AD before the Romans, right: 400 AD, Twilight of the Roman City -bottom left: 1080 The Conquerors' Castle and right: 1200 AD the Tower enlarged. via royalarmouries org

Street Life in London from the Victorian Era These incredible snapshots of life… Victorian London, Vintage London, Victorian Street, Victorian Life, Old London, East End London, London 1800, Victorian History, Victorian Photos

The Saffron Hill Rookery where Dickens placed Fagins Den in the masterpiece that is Oliver Twist, London, 19th century.

Roman roads, together with Roman aqueducts and the vast standing Roman army, constituted the three most impressive features of the Roman Empire. In Britain, as in their other provinces, the Romans constructed a comprehensive network of paved trunk roads ( Uk History, Roman History, European History, British History, History Articles, Map Of Britain, Roman Britain, Ancient Rome, Ancient History

The Beautiful Network of Ancient Roman Roads

In today's terms, it's hard to fathom how much of the world the Romans once controlled. At its peak, the Roman Empire spanned from Hadrian's Wall in Scotland...

Old London Bridge showing London Square and Remains of St. Old London, Vintage London, London History, British History, Tudor History, Tours Of England, London England, Historical Women, Historical Pictures

Reconstructions of Old London Bridge

Old London Bridge showing London Square and Remains of St. Thomas Chapel. c.1666

City Of Westminster, 1578 In the top right hand corner you can see 'Scotland Yard'. London Map, London Skyline, Old London, London City, Old World Maps, Old Maps, London History, British History, Vintage Maps

Plan Of Part Of The City Of Westminster 1578.

MAPCO Map And Plan Collection Online : Plan Of Part Of The City Of Westminster, Copied From Radulphus Aggas's Map, Taken In The Reign Of Queen Elizabeth, 1578.

Old Medieval London Bridge, in England, United Kingdom, in vintage engraved illustration. Trousset encyclopedia - Stock P. London History, Tudor History, British History, Great Fire Of London, The Great Fire, Engraving Illustration, City Illustration, Uk Photos, Stock Photos

Old Medieval London Bridge, in England, United Kingdom, in 1616,..

Illustration of Old Medieval London Bridge, in England, United Kingdom, in 1616, vintage engraved illustration. Trousset encyclopedia (1886 - 1891). vector art, clipart and stock vectors. Image 13770849.

The Royal Agricultural Hall, Liverpool Road postcard London History, Local History, Vintage London, Old London, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Greater London, English Countryside, Historical Pictures

Royal Agricultural Hall during the First World War

This week we teamed up with Islington Local History Centre and Museum as part of the wider Explore Your Archive campaign to connect local archives with one another and the wider community. For this post, BPMA Archivist Helen Dafter and Islington Local History Manager Mark Aston discuss the importance of the Royal Agricultural Hall during…