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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...


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-...


Sep 6, 2020

Inland Australia’s complex system of winding rivers, extensive wetlands, ancient waterholes and seemingly endless parched floodplains are rarely given more than a passing thought by
many Australians, understandably so, most Australians live on the coastal fringes.

Yet these waterways are a natural attractor along...


Jul 25, 2020

To the Russian officers in Stalin’s politburo, it was named for the local farming village of Nazino, others would refer to it as Nazinski Island, but to the locals the Island had a much more sinister name. A name that speaks for itself when reflecting the horrors that unfolded on that little slice of Russian...


May 23, 2020

The Inuit told of a group of forty men dragging a boat south, they were all very thin and using sign language made it known that their ship had been crushed in the ice, they purchased a seal from the Inuit. Later the same season, the same party were encountered, or at least what remained of them about a day’s walk...