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  • Scotland Remembered by Michael Meighan

    Scotland's Viking Past It is well known that from the 8th to the 15th centuries, Vikings – the name given to Scandinavians – raided, colonised and enslaved much of the islands surrounding the north and west of Scotland as well as Caithness and Sutherland. This included Orkney and Shetland, the Hebrides and the islands of the Clyde Estuary. Vik ...

  • Turkish Steam Railways by Mick Pope

    Turkey is probably best known, in recent years, as a holiday destination for British sun-seekers and being a neighbour of war-torn Syria. Over the centuries Turkey, a country these days with one small foot in Europe and a larger one in Asia, has been the centre of a huge empire under the Ottomans and at times the focus of international conflicts. A ...

  • Surrey's Military Heritage by Paul Le Messurier

    Canadian troops riot in Epsom, Surrey in June 1919 Just over one hundred years ago, the First World War officially came to an end with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on the 28 June 1919. The brutally of combat had ended the previous year following the armistice of 11 November 1918. Yet sadly, in the same month that the Treaty was signed, t ...

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