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Ireland’s Wars: The Boer Invasion

The Second Boer War began on the 11th of October 1899, when the Boer armies crossed the frontiers. By then, large amounts of British regulars were on boats headed to the Cape, but they wouldn’t arrive for a while yet. … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: Marlborough At Cork

The Jacobites had survived a bitter autumn, and had inflicted a defeat on the Williamite army at Limerick that was considerable. There was now no danger that the Jacobites would be totally defeated in 1690, but the campaigning season had … Continue reading

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NFBs Decisive Battles Of The World: Britain

We’re in the middle of the 70th anniversary of this (it lasted several months) so its seems appropriate to write it up now. Name: The Battle of Britain The War: World War Two When: Mid-July – Early November 1940 Where: The skies of … Continue reading

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