WW1 British Mark IV Tank

Could you handle a 13 werk 12 hour shift in a Mark IV Tank? If so read on. The Mark IV was a more heavily armoured version of the Mark I, and went into production in May 1917. The Mark IVs were used successfully at the Messines Ridge in June 1917, where they outpaced the... Continue Reading →

BRITISH INFANTRYMAN 1916-18

BRITISH INFANTRYMAN 1916-18   2nd Bn Hampshire Regiment, France 1918 (©Paul Reed) INTRODUCTION By 1916 the Great War had become a total war. The British Army had expanded from a handful of regular and territorial divisions to more than 74 infantry divisions by 1918. The Battle of the Somme 1916, in which nearly 450,000 British... Continue Reading →

Jason Bourne riot scenes From the LA Times

Jason Bourne riot scenes From the LA Times http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-ca-mn-jason-bourne-reality-20160802-snap-story.html  Hell-bent and mercurial as ever, the latest “Jason Bourne” film is a news clip on amphetamines. Fictional intrigue is woven into real-world drama so that riots in Athens pulse with both Hollywood escapism and the kind of gritty, detailed images that flash on CNN in the... Continue Reading →

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