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Mar 1, 2022

The defenders of Bataan showed fierce resistance but low supplies and hasty preparation of defences meant defeat was imminent. The limerick written by war correspondent and last journalist to leave before the fall of Corregidor, Frank Hewlett, came to symbolize the strength of the men fighting in Bataan. 

‘We're the...

Dec 10, 2021

The Balvano train disaster, also known as The Black Market Express,  was the deadliest railway accident in Italian history and one of the worst railway disasters ever.

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Oct 12, 2021

Debbie Scaling was desperately looking for help. She had been hired to deliver a luxury yacht, Trashman, to its new owner in Fort Lauderdale. The owner of this sleek 58-foot Alden luxury sailing yacht with a pine-green hull and elegant teak trim, had made his millions in the garbage business, hence naming his new yacht-...

Mar 19, 2021

The Double Sunrise service was formed in 1943 to re-establish the Australia–England air link that had been cut due to the fall of Singapore in 1942. The service initially operated from its base in Nedlands, Western Australia near Perth, to the Royal Air Force base at Lake Koggala near Galle in Ceylon (now Sri...

Mar 6, 2021

Time for a nice sit down chat with one of our fine women in blue.

Constable B is a member of the Western Australian Police and an avid fan of history and an all-round awesome chick!

I hope you enjoy our chats as much as we did.


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