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MBE crowns “astounding” career of brave RAF policeman

A man with strong Ashfield and Mansfield connections has been awarded the MBE at the end of a long and distinguished career in the Royal Air Force (RAF). Warrant Officer Phil… More information


Airshow attendance dates 2015

We’re excited to announce some dates for events this summer at which the TPM stand will be present. We hope we can get to meet you at one of these. 210 more words


Red Arrows and historic buildings lit up to mark VE Day 70

New details about the celebrations taking place on the weekend of the 70th anniversary of VE Day have been announced. With just two weeks to go until… More information


9 Strange Places You're Not Allowed To Visit

As humans we love to travel the world, explore and take “selfies” in awesome/unusual places. Unfortunately, there are some places that are incognito! For us to travel to. 6 more words


'The Great Trek' - one man's journey to retrace his uncle's footsteps

Douglas Finlay DFC 103 Squadron Bomber Command.

In The Telegraph Magazine (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/history/world-war-two/11558345/The-Long-March-retracing-the-footsteps-of-10000-World-War-Two-PoWs.html) on Saturday 25 April 2015, photographer James Finlay is interviewed about his new project which finds him retracing his uncle’s footsteps during the winter of 1945 when thousands of Allied POWs were forced to march west by their German captors as the Soviet forces pushed forward into Germany. 146 more words

Second World War


OK, so Ive cheated a little this week and not actually captured anything in motion. However, my image for this week is Vulcan Bomber number XM598 which during its service was certainly in motion! 137 more words

Day To Day Stuff

Apaches, Chinooks & Merlin over South Wales

A collection of stunning photographs of the recent air activity over South Wales as British forces exercise in the region. All photographs come courtesy of Patrick McMahon. 52 more words