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The troopship MV Muncaster Castle sailed from the Clyde on 2nd March 1942 bound for Freetown, Cape Town and Colombo but was sunk by a torpedo attack on 30th March after leaving Freetown. The service...
I think it more or less coincided with the end of communism and the Americans didn't see any need to prop it up anymore. I may be wrong. Can anyone recommend an accessible book on the subject?...
Was it a religious thing?
I've bought an auction lot of wood-carving / turning chisels. Among them is a set of very handsome ebony-handled chisels bearing the stamp PHILIPS LIVERPOOL. I've been unable to track this firm down,...
Why bother rushing round to stack up with food . Christmas is down to one day now.
Dont know if I`m posting the following question in the correct section but would appreciate any help you can offer. My late mother first married in 1942 at the age of 18. On the marriage certificate...
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Where does it originate from?
Please help if you can,trying to complete december quizzes. 31,Sounds as if Miss Winslet hesitates to meet the queen (7) 32,Polite with it but a domestic neverless (5,7). 33,She finds herself in the...
idi amin and who played him infilm
My mother and her five siblings all served in WW2. They are all dead now but I can't find their service records as technically they could still be alive. Is there a rule about not releasing war...
who did not join the hitler youth and what happened to them?...
Which ancient structure sits above Princess Street Gardens the centre of Edinburugh
I have found that a relative died during WWii. I know name, Army serial number and regiment. I have applied for and got his army record which gives very little detail. It says he enlisted in February...
If a government confiscates property and then disposes of it does the new owner have legal title? I'm thinking of the paintings which have been discovered in Munich....
Just though some would be interested in these fantastic early photographs....
Swansea city council have paid large amounts of money to the Duke of Beaufort estate for building on land said to be owned by him including the bed of the river Tawe,how can this be correct in the...
I believe the first crusade began due to Emperor Alexios of the byzantines , requesting aid from the pope to defeat the turkish barbarians ... ( not sure) the pope decided to send around 60,000...
anyone know any good books on the topic, something which is not very complex and easily understood. thanks...
Almost impossible to believe. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24478532...
I can vividly, we were home on leave from Dubai and going back next day so had last minute shopping to buy and nice English M&S food we wanted to take back with us, parked the car in Wood Green and...

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