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Battle of Britain 75th Anniversary – Our gratitude endures

Battle of Britain

The heroic John Hannah

<b>While Fighter Command took on the Luftwaffe over Britain and the Channel, the airmen of Bomber Command were flying missions over Fortress Europe.</b> …

Hurricane fighter flies again as tribute to Australian pilot who died in Battle of Britain

WITH heads bowed at 11am, Australia will today remember the sacrifice of our men and women who died in war.

Battle of Britain Fighter

This warbird has been flying for six years and has made 90 flights! Built by John Veasey, this 1/4.5-scale Hawker Hurricane was the prototype for the …

Model Aircraft

After the Brexit vote, Britain’s Poles are facing an uncertain future

It has been almost three months since Arek Jozwik, a 40-year-old Polish factory worker in Harlow, was killed after being punched to the ground. …

United Kingdom

A £3 plate featuring a evocative painting of a Spitfire seemed like a bargain<p>Does the Battle of Britain still mean as much to kids who are 10 or 12 as it did to me when I was that age? The answer to a related question – does it mean as much to me as it did back then? – is a resounding yes.<p>So when I …

European Union

Acoustic Mirrors: How to Find Planes without RADAR

A lot of science museums and parks feature something called an acoustic mirror. The one at Houston’s Discovery Green park is called the listening …

Watch the horrific moment '50' hooded thugs attack Barcelona fans armed with poles and metal chairs

THIS is the terrifying moment Barcelona fans were brutally attacked by '50' hooded men ahead of their clash with Alaves.<p>Armed with metal bars and …

Crime

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

RIP Hal Moore, All-American Badass Whose Bravery On The Battlefield Inspired 'We Were Soldiers'

America has lost a hero.<p>Lt. Gen. Hal Moore, the legendary commander of 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment in Vietnam, whose bravery on the …

How Military Strategy Helps Your Career Strategy

Military strategy is often a convenient proxy to help explain business strategy. For example, sales and marketing campaigns use “Attack” or “Destroy …

Lt. Gen. Hal Moore, Depicted in 'We Were Soldiers,' Dies at 94

Moore was best known for his actions at the 1965 Battle of Ia Drang, where he was a lieutenant colonel in command of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry …

Japan’s Abe Decries ‘Horrors of War’ at Pearl Harbor

Japanese relieved Abe offers no Pearl Harbor apology

Abe's Pearl Harbor speech has been well received in Japan, where most people expressed the opinion that it struck the right balance of regret that …

Japanese PM, Obama make historic visit to Pearl Harbor

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Barack Obama make a historic pilgrimage to the site of the devastating surprise attack that …

Barack Obama

Pearl Harbor, other shipyards exempt from federal hiring freeze

Updated:Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-05-16 22:24:56 GMT<p>Volcanic activity at Halemaumau crater has officials and Big Island residents …

Thousands 'disappeared' by General Franco's regime in Spanish Civil War discovered in mass graves

Eighty years after the start of the Spanish Civil War, the country is trying to recover and identify the remains of people who were forcibly …

Kati Horna’s Surreal Moment in the Spanish Civil War

Opinion<p>THE DAILY PIC: At the Americas Society, Horna’s dreamscape captures reality.<p>,<p><b>THE DAILY PIC</b> (#1665): I don’t often Pic two works by the same …

Still tied together where they were shot 80 years ago: Mallorca moves to return lost victims of Spanish Civil War to families

They were the lost victims of Spain’s vicious civil war - men and women taken out in the middle of the night, put against a churchyard wall and shot in the back head before being dumped in unmarked mass-graves.<p>Now, 80 years after more than 1,700 summary executions were conducted on the Balearic …

History

Spanish Civil War volunteers 'risked all to fight fascism'

<b>The first minister has paid tribute to the Welsh volunteers who fought for the International Brigade in the Spanish Civil War which began 80 years ago.</b><p>About 200 people from Wales helped the elected Republican government fight the fascist forces of General Franco.<p>Carwyn Jones said he was "honoured" …

Spanish Civil War: Majorca digs for lost victims

<b>An excavation has begun in Majorca for the remains of Spanish Civil War prisoners shot by the Nationalists.</b><p>About 120 bodies were dumped in a mass grave in Porreres, a town in central Majorca. The left-wing Republican prisoners came from 30 different areas.<p>The relatives' association Memoria de …

Exhibition celebrates Spain’s 1937 International Exposition pavilion, which showcased works by Picasso and Miró<p>An exhibition coming to London in January will attempt to recreate the impact of the Spanish pavilion of 1937, a little gallery built as cheaply as possible at the Paris International …

Art

6 Unsettling Mysteries of the Spanish Civil War

The Spanish Civil War saw the death of a half-million people between 1936 and 1939, but outside of Spain, it gets little space in history books …

History of London’s Authors’ Club reveals plot by two members to return General Franco to mainland Spain from Las Palmas in 1936<p>It’s the kind of moment every archivist dreams of: an obscure paper trail proving the institution for whom one works played a forgotten but pivotal role in history. And it …

War

A Republic Collapsed: Inside The Spanish Civil War

By January of 1939, the dream of a true Spanish Republic had shattered. Many of those who composed its short-lived reality — Republican men and …

Partisans and observers: A literary view of the Spanish Civil War (Column: Bookends)

<b>BDC News |</b> January 29, 2017<p><b>By Vikas Datta</b><p>It seems ironically heartless, but somehow the best literary creativity is inspired by tragedy, especially …