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Looking for any of your old shipmates or their family 
 
Please share…and reshare…for him…please? 
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A Merry Christmas Everyone and Happy Hanukkah.
a seriously great haul of books this year so I will see you all when I've read these ...
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Merry Christmas my lovely 😘🎅🏻❤💕⭐xx
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Fulham compared by maps in the 19th and 20th centuries. As can be seen the population explosion between the two images (which Google has managed to post on thier sides) was massive 
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If I remember correctly, the first 3 roads in Fulham were
Fulham road, King's Rd and something like coal house lane
But I've forgotten the exact details now sadly 
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I leave you with a no brainer
The Roman Empire covered alot of Northern Europe, North Africa The Middle East and Eastern Europe and the Roman had a rule whereby soldiers couldnt serve in the country of their birth
Why is it a suprise we have Africans in Leicester , we've found Iraqs in Wallsend 
Skeletons found in Leicester may be the earliest examples of African people living in the city.
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"I can see your house from here"
Luftwaffe WW2 aerial photos of London. These are very well taken with top quality camera equipment, fine details such as individual buildings and roads, and the anotations added after the negatives have been printed are top notch.
For anyone interested in further infomation look up Nigel J Clarke and his book series Hitlers British Holiday Snaps
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Lots of the Eastend andDocklands where flattened and what was left wasnt worth saving so was levelled and prefabs erected Have a check on the bomb census as to how your local was affected
http://www.bombsight.org/#15/51.5050/-0.0900
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1st news of Zygmunt Bauman passing away now its Clare Hollingworth the Woman who reported Nazi Troops about to invade Poland 01.08.1939
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-13960347
Celebrated war correspondent who broke the news of Germany's invasion of Poland.
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Shh!! Dont tell the other half she thought it was all my own work. makeing the earth move

A 3.8 magnitude earthquake strikes off the coast of North Yorkshire.
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Different types of brickwork all with varying erosion some coastal flooding, inland flooding, smog damage and acid rain damage
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And the most unhelpful video goes to ..

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Junction of Oak road and West Street Crawley July 10th 1944.
7 Dead 44 others seriously injured and 15 buildings totally destroyed +LD Williams
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Blimey
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The British Government has decided to make budget cuts. No shock horror there. However one of the budget cuts relates to Special Educational Needs and in Suffolk it means children with SEN needs arent going to get the support they require.
Please take a moment and sign the petition.
Thank You
https://www.change.org/p/suffolk-county-council-stop-autism-suffolk-closure? #bbcnews recruiter=78968646&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=facebook&utm_campaign=share_for_starters_page&utm_term=des-lg-google-no_msg
The email below was received by hundreds of families in the Suffolk area today.To say that as an Autism Community we are devastated would be an understatement. Autism Suffolk has been a lifeline to many of us offering post diagnosis courses, support groups and everyday support for the families of those...
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Regimented Monks of North Yorkshire
Geophysical scans of fountains abbey reveal regimented rows of monks graves. Dr Chris Gaffney of Bradford University Geophysics Department ...."The results at Fountains are little short of remarkable.

"Archaeologically they are among the most complete graveyards uncovered using geophysical techniques.

"As a general rule, burials are difficult to detect by geophysical means, so revealing the whole layout of a cemetery, in the way that we have, is exceptionally unusual."

http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/national/14884557.Experts_discover_500_graves_at_monastic_ruins_in_North_Yorkshire/
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Amateur European Military Historian 1932-46
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Happily Divorced  I worked in Insurance in Leeds doing various roles. My hobby ,no obsession is European Military History 1932-46 and am into Military Archaeology and preservation of sites in the UK which I research and I also wargame Map Sim. by email with similarly minded folk. In the Map Simulations we role play the Generals and ranks above and try and replay Campaigns in the past but with our own personal touch, we also try recreate Campaigns that did not leave the planning table   

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