Archive for the tag 'First World War'

HMS M.33 is a 1915 Coastal Bombardment Vessel, one of only two British warships to survive from the First World War.

She saw action in the Mediterranean between 1915 and 1918, supporting troop landings and evacuations at Gallipoli in 1915. Then in 1919, she played a part in the Russian Civil War covering the withdrawal of [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jan 27th 2015

Thiepval memorial stands in an isolated windswept position and is the largest memorial in the world and was opened on 31st July 1932 by the Prince of Wales. It contains over 72,000 names of British and Commonwealth men with no known graves, who fell on the Somme between July 1916 and March 1918.   Most [...]

17 Comments CherryPie on May 8th 2009