Archive for December, 2010

339: IML (International Marching League)

Posted by on Friday, 31 December, 2010

IML (International Marching League) The genesis of non-competitive walking events is the Nijmegen Vierdaagse. It is clearly, at that moment, the oldest and largest event of this nature in the world, with a history dating back to 1909. Due to the success of that event and because more and more foreign walkers were participating in […]


338: Halifax II DT 620 of 138th Squadron operating from Tempsford Airfield

Posted by on Tuesday, 21 December, 2010

Halifax II DT620 You can read more about allied airmen and their aircraft on: http://www.airmen.dk/ http://www.airmen.dk/p143.htm Halifax II DT 620 which was shot down in the North sea just outside Stevns 14/3-1943. The flight belonged to the Royal Airforce 138th Squadron, Bombing command and was codet NF-T. Departure 17:50 from Tempsford with the mission: SOE to […]


337: UK Officers Training Corps & School badges 2:2

Posted by on Monday, 20 December, 2010

UK Officers Training Corps & School badges 2


336: UK Officers Training Corps & School badges 1:2

Posted by on Monday, 20 December, 2010

UK Officers Training Corps & School badges 1


334: Medals Miscellaneous, German, Japan

Posted by on Sunday, 19 December, 2010

Medals Miscellaneous


333: UK Medals

Posted by on Sunday, 19 December, 2010

UK Medals 9th (Service) Battalion, The Royal Welch Fusiliers was raised at Wrexham on the 9th of September 1914 as part of Kitchener’s Second New Army and joined  58th Brigade, 19th (Western) Division. They trained at to Tidworth, spending the winter in billets in Basingstoke, they returned to Tidworth in March 1915 for final training […]


332: USA Medals

Posted by on Sunday, 19 December, 2010

USA Medals


230: French Army Medals

Posted by on Sunday, 19 December, 2010

French Army Medals Medal of the National Union of Combattants (Médaille de l’Union Nationale des Combattants) Bronze medal in the form of a soldier’s helmet imposed on a wreath of oak and laurel with a ribbon inscribed ‘U.N.C.’, with loop for ribbon suspension; the reverse plain; on original ribbon. The concept of the Union came […]


331: South Rhodesia post ww2 part 2:2

Posted by on Saturday, 18 December, 2010

South Rhodesia post ww2 part 2


329: Finland Brigades, Infantry etc 1:5

Posted by on Thursday, 16 December, 2010

Finland Brigades, Infantry etc 1