• 10 Facts You Did Not Know About Dunkirk

    1. The BEF were a Mix of Regulars and Territorials Most of those who were in the Army in WW2 were conscripts, but the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) in 1939/40 was unusual in that it was largely a volunteer army. Regular soldiers were predominantly volunteers, and some had served for many years. A large proportion […]

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  • Formula 1 2017 – The story so far…

    With ten of the twenty races of the 71st Formula 1 season complete, one point between the top two championship contenders and one race to go before the midseason break, what better time to take a look back at all of the goings on so far… We’ve had controversy, quick cars, an array of winners […]

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  • Born in the USA: Our Guide to the Stars of the States

    In a week where our friends across the pond have been celebrating their Independence Day, we’ve been busy thinking about all the fantastic things the United States of America have on offer. We probably don’t even need to talk about how amazing New York is and how everyone should visit the Grand Canyon at least […]

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  • David McCormack: The Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial Site – Part One

    How a place of detention, torture and murder became the home of the largest state sponsored forgery operation in the history of economic warfare. Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp was designed in early 1936 by SS Second-Lieutenant Bernhard Kuiper. The site was constructed in the shape of an isosceles triangle, with the apex at the rear of […]

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  • A Breath of Fresh Eire

    Shamrocks, leprechauns and whiskey… Ireland is awash with culture, myth and, well, spirits. But, not just that, it’s also packed full of fun and frolics. Swathes of stunning countryside, mountains and castles, cities, coastlines, just a short hop across the Irish Sea. What more could you ask for? Guinness? Well you’re in luck because there […]

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