I Am a World War Two Buff

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    by no means am i a scholar,

    but I've spent most of my life in study of World War Two..I enjoy open forums about equipment, campaigns, and even the political consequences..if you wish to discuss something I would be more than happy to compare notes..lately, I have been more focused on the period between the...
    Audi5000 Audi5000
    41-45, M
    Nov 20, 2015

    Setting The Record A Bit Straighter

    If you ask someone what aircraft they associate the Battle of Britain with they will most likely say the spitfire which is understandable but the hurricane played just as an important part and so i would like to bring the underdog out from under the shadow of the spitfires wing...
    Raverbaby Raverbaby
    41-45, M
    1 Response Sep 19, 2011

    Wrong, Very Wrong!

    If you were one of 55,573 people who were given a pound coin you probably wouldn't think it was very much but that pound coin represents one of the 55,573 bomber crew who lost their lives during the second world war yet despite this sacrifice the Bomber Command MemorialĀ is...
    Raverbaby Raverbaby
    41-45, M
    Jun 2, 2012

    Since Childhood

    i began to appreciate the significance of WW2 back when i was a child. it began by watching The World at War, a long documentary series developed by the BBC, shown in the USA on PBS. this series sparked an interest that led me to acquire the Time-Life Books WW2 series when it...
    volvo4444 volvo4444
    41-45, M
    Nov 12, 2010

    Read About It Lots.

    As a kid i used to play war games with my mates, this was before the advent of computer games when kids actually interacted with one another in the great outdoors and as i got older so my interest stayed with me and i started reading about WW2 and due to my dad being in RAF post...
    Raverbaby Raverbaby
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 30, 2011

    Ode To The Typhoon.

    With the Hurricane firmly established Sydney Camm, MD of Hawker Aircraft had another go at designing what the Hurricane had failed to be, a high level interceptor. The result was the Typhoon, an enormous all metal aeroplane weighing some 8,800lb (3992kg) powered by Napier Sabre...
    Raverbaby Raverbaby
    41-45, M
    Apr 9, 2012
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