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Exciting Opportunities in the Film and TV industry

Team PB have more opportunities for the right people. (Open to Ex Armed Forces based in the UK only) As more productions are gearing up the requirements for the company have increased so more quality Military Technical Advisers are required on the team. 1. Must have good availability. 2. Willing to travel world wide and... Continue Reading →

EL ALAMEIN 1942

British forces in Libya had been roundly defeated by Rommel in mid-1942, and a reshuffle saw Bernard Montgomery take over the 8th Army dangerously close to Alexandria. Some essentials for success had been put in place by his predecessor, but Montgomery's refusal to attack until he was ready, careful briefings, pep talks to troops and... Continue Reading →

The British opera singer and the Tiger Tank.

Smiling enigmatically, this is the British opera singer-turned-spy who captivated Adolf Hitler. Margery Booth led a double life inside Nazi Germany, where she performed for Hitler and his henchmen while smuggling the Third Reich’s secrets to British intelligence. A picture of opera star Margery Booth which was taken at Freigegeben Stalag IIID and which she... Continue Reading →

Operation Dingo

Operation Dingo was not only the Fireforce concept writ large but the prototype for all the major Rhodesian airborne attacks on the external bases of Rhodesian African nationalist insurgents in the neighbouring territories of Mozambique and Zambia until such operations ceased in late 1979. Fireforce as a military concept is a “vertical envelopment” of the... Continue Reading →

The Battle of Kursk

The wider Battle of Kursk - from 5 July to 23 August 1943 - was indeed a turning-point in World War Two. Soviet forces thwarted a huge Nazi counter-attack, after Adolf Hitler's troops had suffered a colossal defeat at Stalingrad in the winter of 1942-43.

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