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The Successful Business of The Image Works Under the Leadership of Dr. Mark Antman - http://www.battlefieldexplorer.com/uncateg...
The successful operation of The Image Works is undeniably a big accomplishment for Dr. Mark Antman, one of today’s most respected photo experts in the US. He co-founded this independent image studio in 1983, with his friend and fellow photographer, Alan Carey. Since its inception, The Image Works has never failed to acquire transition […] - BBM Explorer
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Fromelles Tour departing 24th June – Save 50GBP - http://battlefieldexplorer.com/fromell...
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One Day In The Area Around The Somme - http://battlefieldexplorer.com/one-day...
As with the region close to Ypres, there are many cemeteries, time and again down very small, muddy roads. My 1st intended destination was the Hawthorn Crater. This is one of the mines that was detonated underneath the German front line at the beginning of the Battle of the Somme in 1916. The explosion was […] - BBM Explorer
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The conflict that took place between our planet’s two super powers, the USSR and the United States was viewed as the lengthiest non-conflict engagement war of all time. It was known as the Cold War. The 2 sides had various allies; with the NATO lead United States Of America taking care of Western Europe and […] - BBM Explorer
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Just How The Gallipoli Campaign Is Commemorated - http://battlefieldexplorer.com/just-ho...
ANZAC soldiers who died while battling in the world’s fiercest wars were buried at Gallipoli. There are tours of the area that will give you an insight at the efforts in the commemoration and preservation of these fallen heroes that make both Aussies and New Zealanders proud. Beginning 25th April 1915 to 9th January 1916, […] - BBM Explorer
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The Battle Of Fromelles In The First World War - http://battlefieldexplorer.com/the-bat...
The Battle of Fromelles during The First World War started on 19th July 1916 and ended the following day. The assault started near to the village of Fromelles in Northern France and was meant to remove the emphasis off of the fight which was taking place 50 miles to the south at the Battle of […] - BBM Explorer
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World War I – White Feathers of The Great War - http://battlefieldexplorer.com/world-w...
The white feather has totally different symbolic meanings in the American Military compared to the British Army and armies linked to the former British Empire. In the American military, a white feather is a sign of excellence in combat marksmenship. However, in The UK, the meaning could hardly be more different. As early as the […] - BBM Explorer
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World War I – The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier - http://battlefieldexplorer.com/world-w...
Throughout The Great War, the death over the fields of Flanders was on an horrendous scale with numerous bodies never identified or retrieved. On 11th November 1920, simultaneously ceremonies took place in both London and Paris to unveil tombs of unknown soldiers. The tomb of the unknown soldier came to symbolize the loss endured by […] - BBM Explorer
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Battlefields From The Air – We Need Your Input - http://battlefieldexplorer.com/battlef...
<!-- function ofaValidateForm1(name,email) { var name_fld = document.getElementById('ofaValidateForm1' + '_' + name); var email_fld = document.getElementById('ofaValidateForm1' + '_' + email); var reg = /^([A-Za-z0-9_\-\.])+\@([A-Za-z0-9_\-\.])+\.([A-Za-z]{2,4})$/; var msg = ''; if ( name_fld.value == '' ) msg = '- Name Required\n'; if ( reg.test(email_fld.value) == false ) msg += '- Valid Email Required'; if ( msg == '' ) return true; else alert(msg); return false; }//--> In the early part of 2011, we’re planning an exciting visit to the Western Front in Belgium and France. Unlike previous trips, this will be a flying visit…literally. The plan is to take a light aircraft over from southern England to various points along the Western Front and photograph them. The aim is to record [...] - BBM Explorer
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A Full Day In The Region Close to Ypres - http://battlefieldexplorer.com/a-full-...
Brandhoek Cemetery is where Captain Noel Chavasse was laid to rest. Captain Chavasse is one of just three men to have been accorded Britain’s top award for bravery, the Victoria Cross. Furthermore, he has also been accorded the Military Cross. I am at present reading a book titled “In Foreign Fields” by Dan Collins and […] - BBM Explorer
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Article on the Video ‘Beneath Hill 60′ - http://battlefieldexplorer.com/article...
This years motion picture ‘Beneath Hill 60′ conveys the real account of a team of troopers with the 1st Australian Tunnellers led by Captain Oliver Woodward CMG MC and two bars. In the dvd, Woodward is portrayed by Brendan Cowell. He had been a miner and metallurgist from New South Wales and had not joined […] - BBM Explorer
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Donald Bell’s Victoria Cross raises £210,000 - http://battlefieldexplorer.com/donald-...
The only VC awarded to a professional footballer during the First World War has been sold for £210,000. Donald Simpson Bell, from Harrogate, became the first player to join the British Army following the declaration of war in 1914. He was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions during the Battle of the Somme in July […] - BBM Explorer
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The Only Victoria Cross of Operation Overlord - http://battlefieldexplorer.com/the-onl...
The 6th June 1944 saw the largest invasion force in history land on the beaches at Normandy merely a couple of hours after a huge number of paratroopers had dropped in Nazi occupied France. D-Day was at long last underway. 1000s of Allied soldiers landed at the five beaches of Normandy; Gold, Sword, Juno, Omaha […] - BBM Explorer
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Russia celebrates 65th anniversary by way of a Victory Parade - http://battlefieldexplorer.com/russia-...
On the 9th May 1945, the guns fell quiet as the struggle in Europe came to an end. The Western Allies and the Soviet forces had crushed the German military and every year, Russia marks the occasion with a victory parade. 2010 is the 65th anniversary and this year’s parade in Moscow will be a […] - BBM Explorer
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The Actions of the Churchill’s Secret Army - http://battlefieldexplorer.com/the-act...
Even though it was officially formed in July 1940, the SOE (Special Operations Executive) had been created in 1938 with the combination of 3 active, top secret departments immediately following Germany annexed Austria. Churchill’s Secret Army was instructed to “Set Europe Ablaze”. SOE operatives were despatched to many Nazi occupied nations to at the same […] - BBM Explorer
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On the outbreak of World War I in 1914, a good number of people thought it would be concluded by Xmas. Patriotic teenage men were keen to enlist in the army as soon as possible as they feared they would lose out on the fighting. Regardless, history has demonstrated that their positive outlook was misdirected […] - BBM Explorer
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The summer time of 1940 saw World War II come to the English skies as the Royal Air Force bravely stand up to the endless attacks of Hitler’s Luftwaffe. Following a period of time identified as the ‘Phoney War’, Hitler had instructed his army to invade other European countries and there was limited opposition in […] - BBM Explorer
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The Legends of the KwaZulu Natal Battlegrounds - http://battlefieldexplorer.com/the-leg...
For practically the whole of the 19th century, several of the most ferocious struggles in history were conducted among Zulu, Briton and Boer for the possession of the territory and sovereignty. Typically these were concentrated in an immense battlefield that extends from the Drakensberg Mountains, north to Volksrust and east into Zululand, embracing plains of […] - BBM Explorer
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The Menin Gate and the Last Post - http://battlefieldexplorer.com/the-men...
The Menin Gate in an impressive memorial to the soldiers who died in World War I in the Belgium town of Ypres (Iepers). In the course of the war, the Ypres Salient was the scene of terrible fighting and was nicknamed “Wipers” by the British infantry who fought there. Around 250,000 men from UK and […] - BBM Explorer
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Colditz – A Castle with an Abundant Heritage - http://battlefieldexplorer.com/colditz...
Colditz Castle is most certainly best known as a top security prison utilised by the Nazis throughout World War II to detain Allied prisoners who were thought of as “incorrigible”. Having said that, the castle is over 800 years old so there is far more to its background than the six years when it was […] - BBM Explorer
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Review for the TV Mini-Series Band of Brothers - http://battlefieldexplorer.com/review-...
The mini series Band of Brothers is regarded as being without doubt one of the recommended warfare motion pictures ever produced. Influenced by the book by Stephen Ambrose, the ten parts detail the history about the soldiers of Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Regiment of the American 101st Airborne. Episode one gets under way […] - BBM Explorer
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A Review of the City of Arnhem - http://battlefieldexplorer.com/a-revie...
The Dutch city of Arnhem is situated in Eastern Holland on the banks of the river Nederrijn while the famous river Rhine is a little bit further south. Arnhem was first named in the late 9th century nevertheless there is a load of signs to point to the fact human habitations were in the area […] - BBM Explorer
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The origins of the Remembrance poppy - http://battlefieldexplorer.com/the-ori...
Every year at the start of November citizens in the UK and all other commonwealth countries start to wear a red poppy in the run up to Armistice Day on 11th November. Also known as Remembrance Day in the United Kingdom, it is the day we remember the men and women who have fallen in […] - BBM Explorer
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Rorke’s Drift And The Heroic Defiance Of The British - http://battlefieldexplorer.com/rorke%e...
Rorke’s Drift is situated 46 km southeast of Dundee and is the site of probably one of the most notable conflicts from the Anglo-Zulu war of 1879. The countryside near Rorke’s Drift is unspoilt and restful. Irishman James Rorke initially established a trading post almost 1 mile from the drift (crossing point) on the Buffalo […] - BBM Explorer
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Report on the Motion Picture “Zulu” - http://battlefieldexplorer.com/report-...
The 1964 motion picture “Zulu” tells the story from the defence of Rorke’s Drift by a small garrison of British soldiers who had been assaulted by around four thousand Zulus. The troops kept the attackers at bay while the battles raged into the night of 22/23 Jan 1879. In the early morning, the Zulus had […] - BBM Explorer
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The Catastrophe of Exercise Tiger - http://battlefieldexplorer.com/the-cat...
In the build-up to the Allied assault in Normandy in 1944, a fabulous deal of preparation and organizing was necessary. Information was continuously being compiled by a system of spies at the same time products and equipment were being transported to England. These would be necessary during and immediately after what was and still is […] - BBM Explorer
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The Zulus are regarded as being the most fearsome warriors the African continent has ever produced and they can certainly thank King Shaka for this standing. King Shaka was the ruler of the Zulus from 1816 right up until his assassination in 1828. During this period, Shaka Zulu totally changed the Zulu military. He changed [...] - BBM Explorer
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USMC bootcamp is going to become the toughest thirteen weeks of your life. You’re heading to become drilled, ordered around, marched and dragged by way of the mud. But at the finish in the thirteen weeks whenever you graduate a proud United States Marine, you will not even care. In reality you will be glad [...] - BBM Explorer
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So… What measures can you take, starting right now, to increase your likelihood of surviving Marine Corps Boot Camp? Here are 4 Steps you may consider right now that can boost your possibilities of completing Marine Recruit Training dramatically… The physical instruction in Marine Corps Boot Camp is very demanding. In case your upper system [...] - BBM Explorer
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Most non-public universities call for an admissions take a look at as component with the admissions process. The two most typical tests are the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE) plus the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT), and you’ll find a number of other exams employed by parochial schools. Dates, fees and occasions supplied differ by [...] - BBM Explorer
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