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England France History War Weird Worlds

Once More Unto The Breach

Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more As modest stillness and humility:Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more But when the blast of war blows in our ears, Then imitate the action of the tiger; Stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood, Disguise fair nature with hard-favour’d rage; Then lend the […]

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England History

Drake & The Spanish Armada

I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too; and think foul scorn that Parma or Spain, or any prince of Europe should dare to invade the borders of my realm. Elizabeth appears to have […]

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1700s France History Scotland War

The Royal Navy Bonny Prince Charley and the Scottish Jacobite rising of 1745

Source The Royal Navy and the ‘45 — Weapons and Warfare Action between HMS Lion and Elizabeth and the Du Teillay, 9 July 1745. The painting shows the third phase of the action at about 20.00. On the left of the picture the `Lion’ is in close action with the `Elizabeth’ shown in the centre. […]

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Berlin History Military Aircraft WW2

Nemesis – Berlin – 1945

Nazi Germany’s desperate fight to the death in a and full destruction with the Allies demand for what was after a total war, what Churchill called The ‘Unconditional Surrender.’ In an historic destruction, no, annihilation of Nazi Germany’s regime of enslavement of Europe, its monstrous, murderous pure evil war-machine .., with its hundreds of death camps. […]

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1960s Japan Movie Weird Worlds

Yojimbo ~ Akira Kurosawa~ Japan ~1961

A nameless ronin, or samurai with no master (Toshirô Mifune), enters a small village in feudal Japan where two rival businessmen are struggling for control of the local gambling trade. Taking the name Sanjuro Kuwabatake, the ronin convinces both silk merchant Tazaemon (Kamatari Fujiwara) and sake merchant Tokuemon (Takashi Shimura) to hire him as a […]

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1950s History Stoke-on-Trent

Filmed in Stoke 1959

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France History WW2

Original Film of Normandy June, 1944

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Culture Economics Politics Stoke-on-Trent

Capitalism is Imploding

Post-industrial society is imploding and the city of Stoke-on-Trent in North Staffordshire is a perfect example of how capitalism has failed the masses. The picture above is of a pot bank factory and bottle kiln in Longport, Burslem one of the five fascinatingly rich in industrial British historical heritage, towns of the city of  Stoke-on-Trent. Personally […]

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1970s Asia Japan Legends & Myths Weird Worlds

Japans Nippon TV 1970s ~ Monkee Magic

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1930s 1940s Asia War

Biography of the life of Hideki Tojo & the history of the Empire of Japan

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1400s England Legends & Myths Middle Ages War WordPress

The Battle of Agincourt circa 1415

In the Words of the world famous English Elizabethan 16th. Century playwright, William Shakespeare’s historical retelling of the much earlier 1415 legendary English historical victory over the French in the 100 Years War at The Battle of Agincourt ‘Henry V’ play, written in the late 1590s; King Henry V claims that the memory of British […]