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Britain from Above

Britain from Above

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Map Collections The Library of Congress Search by Keyword | Browse by Geographic Location Index | Subject Index | Creator Index | Title Index The Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress holds more than 4.5 million items, of which Map Collections represents only a small fraction, those that have been converted to digital form. The focus of Map Collections is Americana and Cartographic Treasures of the Library of Congress. These images were created from maps and atlases and, in general, are restricted to items that are not covered by copyright protection. Map Collections is organized according to seven major categories.

When Britain really DID keep calm and carry on: Fed up with the way people whinge at every little set-back? A cache of lost propaganda films magically evokes a very different era By Philip Norman Published: 00:04 GMT, 24 May 2012 | Updated: 12:03 GMT, 24 May 2012 We mythologise World War II perhaps more than any other conflict in our history. The Dambusters... the 'armada of little ships' at Dunkirk... the Desert Rats... young Spitfire pilots waiting for the scramble with their deckchairs and wind-up gramophones... all are bedded deep in the consciousness not only of people who took part but also the generations whose freedom they ensured.

Collection search Registration numbers The most common type of Museum number begins with the year of acquisition. The database standardises these numbers in the form, for example: 1887,0708.2427 (year: comma: block of four numbers - usually representing a month and day: full-stop and final number). The final number can be of any length and may be followed by another full-stop and a sub-number. In some cases the same number is shared by two or more objects across departments. Virtual Heritage - Hadrian's Wall. Brunton Turret Virtual Heritage presents "Hadrian's Wall. Brunton Turret", second Virtual 3D Tour over the most interesting places along the Hadrian's Wall. Brunton Turret (also known as Turret 26B) is one of the best preserved turrets on the line of Hadrian's Wall. It is located east from Roman Cilurnum fort in Chesters, and west from the Onnum fort in Haltonchesters.

Beautiful Places Life By rosey | What most of us living in the U.S. don’t know is that this country is actually a great place to travel around, because it offers tons of stunning scenery. The United States is one of the most visited countries in the world for good reasons. Enjoy these breathtaking pictures.

BBC - WW2 People's War - That First Battle ‘That first Battle’ - by Alastair ‘Jock’ Troup It was a week before the Regiment fought its first battle. On June 26th 1944 'C' Squadron commanded by Major D.G. Bevan went into action at La Taille North of Unchy. This action was typical of the many bitter struggles fought in the bridgehead. Although the objective was often not more than 1000 yards from the start line it nonetheless lay in the heart of the enemy's defenses, the approaches ahead were mined and covered by every sort of fire.

Stone Age teaching resources from the UK’s museums © Creswell Crags Stone Age teaching resources from the UK’s museumsA virtual Stone Age We love Virtually The Ice Age, the online learning resource from Creswell Crags (see photo above), where pupils can discover more about the Stone Age, including: Stone Age people, archaeology and excavation techniques, and the natural world. Don’t miss Could You have Survived The Ice Age? section with a quiz and more info about Stone Age art, camp sites and the tools Stone Age people used. Great images used too.