Tag Archives: WW2

Rent a mob protest at election result………..and insult the memory of women in WW2

I see the usual “rent mob” crowd were out on the streets of London yesterday protesting about the election result and some bright spark decided to spray obscene graffiti on the “Women of World War 11” memorial. It defies logic … Continue reading

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Womens Land Army – forgotten heroes recognised

Hundreds of former Land Girls attended the unveiling of a life-size statue in honour of their work during the two World Wars. The 8ft high bronze sculpture, created by Denise Dutton, was unveiled by Sophie, Countess of Wessex, at the … Continue reading

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Alan Turing’s Nazi code-cracker named top engineering feat

British codebreaking machine that changed course of World War II beats Concorde and Rolls-Royce engine to top engineering prize. A code-breaking machine developed at Bletchley Park to crack the Enigma code has topped a poll of engineering achievements. Members of … Continue reading

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