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Military: ‘new museum are(nt) rubbish’

Written by RSS Poster Daly History Blog
It’s been really interesting, over the past few years, visiting newly redeveloped museums. And even more interesting reading the various reviews. Lets face it, we all like a good moan. And even more, we like to try and knock down … Continue reading


Military: What is Military History Now?

Written by RSS Poster Daly History Blog
I’ve been watching some of the debates centred on military history with great interest. The Centenary of the Third Battle of Ypres (or is it Paschendaele?!) and the release of the film Dunkirk have inspired much navel-gazing and hand-wringing from … Continue reading


Military: HNoMS Helge Ingstad

Written by RSS Poster Daly History Blog
HNoMS Helge Ingstad, a Norwegian Navy Otto Svedrup class Frigate entering Portsmouth last week escorting the USS George HW Bush.Filed under: Uncategorized


Military: USS Phillipine Sea

Written by RSS Poster Daly History Blog
USS Phillipine Sea, a Ticonderoga class cruiser of the US Navy, called in at Portsmouth last weekend escorting the Nimitz class aircraft carrier USS George HW Bush. It’s on it’s way home after a week-long exercise. Time for a paint … Continue reading


Military: Being a Reservist Peacekeeper: Part Five

Written by RSS Poster The Official British Army Blog
Army Reservist Private Belinda Houghton (25) from Blackpool is an Army medic currently serving with the 4th Battalion The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment as part of the United Nations Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP) mission. Christmas is fast approaching here at the United Nations Protected Area in Cyprus. Spontaneous outbreaks of Christmas sing-a-longs and jingles that […]


Military: Being a Reservist Peacekeeper: Part Four

Written by RSS Poster The Official British Army Blog
Army Reservist Private Belinda Houghton (25) from Blackpool is an Army medic currently serving with the 4th Battalion The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment as part of the United Nations Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP) mission. Oh my goodness, time has really flown by. It is hard to believe that I have been here almost two months […]


Military: Soldier to Officer: Weeks 7 & 8

Written by RSS Poster The Official British Army Blog
Hayley Larcombe served in the British Army as a qualified nurse for nine years. After a successful career, including deployments to Afghanistan and Kenya, she decided to apply for a commission into the Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps as an officer. She was successful at the Army Officer Selection Board and has recently started […]


Military: Monuments Men: Part Two

Written by RSS Poster The Official British Army Blog
It has been more than 70 years since the British Army last had the Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives sections during the Second World War. Their job was to protect, stabilise and recover cultural property on the battlefields of North Africa, Italy and, after D-Day, across northern Europe. Lt Colonel Tim Purbrick, an Army Reservist […]


Military: Being a Reservist Peacekeeper: Part Three

Written by RSS Poster The Official British Army Blog
Army Reservist Private Belinda Houghton (25) from Blackpool is an Army medic currently serving with the 4th Battalion The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment as part of the United Nations Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP) mission. The dark nights are drawing in even here in Cyprus which means the summer is truly over and Christmas is looming. […]


Military: Soldier to officer: Week Six

Written by RSS Poster The Official British Army Blog
Hayley Larcombe served in the British Army as a qualified nurse for nine years. After a successful career, including deployments to Afghanistan and Kenya, she decided to apply for a commission into the Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps as an officer. She was successful at the Army Officer Selection Board and has recently started […]



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