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Gold sovereign created by Henry VII - NumisMaster.com



Gold sovereign created by Henry VII
NumisMaster.com
Britain's Royal Mint marked the 200th anniversary of the reintroduction of the sovereign in 1817. The gold coin returned as part of the ... In rather neat symmetry, the sovereign had been originally introduced by England's first Tudor king during an ...

Alert! The dastardly Dutch are sailing a 90-ship fleet at Blighty - The Register



The Register

Alert! The dastardly Dutch are sailing a 90-ship fleet at Blighty
The Register
The raid is known in British naval history as the Battle of Chatham, and formed part of the endless naval scrapping of the middle of the last millennium which eventually forged Britain's 19th century dominance of the high seas. In the battle, the ...

Australians doubt Trump's commitment to its traditional ally - Beloit Daily News



Beloit Daily News

Australians doubt Trump's commitment to its traditional ally
Beloit Daily News
The U.S. is popularly seen as rescuing Australia from Japanese invasion during World War II, after old ally Britain abandoned its Southeast Asian stronghold of Singapore. Ever since, the United States has found a staunch ally in Australia ... The 75th ...

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Plymouth's forgotten fountain has finally been finished - 30 years after it was built - Plymouth Herald



Plymouth Herald

Plymouth's forgotten fountain has finally been finished - 30 years after it was built
Plymouth Herald
New plaques have been installed at the Gdynia Fountain in Plymouth city centre to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the two cities being twinned. But how much do you know about Plymouth's Polish twin? The Lord Mayor unveiled the plaque alongside ...

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Fall of Singapore anniversary: How a military defeat changed Australia - ABC Online



ABC Online

Fall of Singapore anniversary: How a military defeat changed Australia
ABC Online
Standing in their way is a collection of battle-weary British, Australian and Indian troops. They were to stand no chance against a decisive and well-organised enemy. Almost 700 Australian troops were killed in the intense fighting on the Malayan ...

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Chocks away! Centenarian trio fly high to mark Biggin Hill's 100th anniversary - BT.com



BT.com

Chocks away! Centenarian trio fly high to mark Biggin Hill's 100th anniversary
BT.com
A 100-year-old former RAF pilot has taken to the skies in a Spitfire to mark the centenary year celebrations of an airport that played a pivotal role in the Battle of Britain. Ray Roberts, from Margate, Kent, used a walking aid on the runway to take ...
Biggin Hill centenary: Spitfire flight for 100-year-oldBBC News
London Biggin Hill Airport Marks 100th AnniversaryAirports International Magazine

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Martlesham Heath airfield marks 100th anniversary with year of ... - Ipswich Star



Ipswich Star

Martlesham Heath airfield marks 100th anniversary with year of ...
Ipswich Star
The historic Martlesham Heath airfield which played a key part in both world wars and was the scene of pioneering flight safety, has celebrated its 100th ...

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Battle of Britain - Nazi Germany World War II anniversary - Business ... - Business Insider



Business Insider

Battle of Britain - Nazi Germany World War II anniversary - Business ...
Business Insider
Nazi fighters and the RAF swarmed the skies over England in the summer and fall of 1940, but Hitler's forces were ultimately rebuffed.

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VIDEO: Spitfire pilots recall memories ahead of Battle of Britain ... - Stoke Sentinel



Get Surrey

VIDEO: Spitfire pilots recall memories ahead of Battle of Britain ...
Stoke Sentinel
The Battle of Britain, was one of the pivotal moments in UK history, took place between July and October 1940 as Germany attempted to destroy the RAF.
Battle of Britain Day: Look back at 75th anniversary fly-past over ...Get Surrey
IN PICTURES: Britain Remembers 'The Few' at the 76th Anniversary of The Battle of BritainBreitbart News
Spitfires to fly from Exeter on Battle of Britain Day todayExeter Express and Echo
BBC News -The Week UK
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Cadets to mark Battle of Britain anniversary - Delta-Optimist



Delta-Optimist

Cadets to mark Battle of Britain anniversary
Delta-Optimist
During the summer of 1940, a few hundred fighter pilots stood in the way of Hitler's massive air attack on England. Over 100 Canadians were among them. Dubbed the Battle of Britain, it was the first decisive clash of the Second World War and the first ...