Category Archives: HISTORY

75th Anniversary of D-Day

My home town of Portsmouth in Hampshire, England has been a naval base since medieval times. Henry VIII fortified it in the 16th Century when French naval activity began to threaten England’s south coast. Since then it has been the … Continue reading

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TIME TO GO?

On April 20, 1653, Oliver Cromwell dissolved Parliament in London. We may be approaching the time for the American public to repeat these words to the current Administration. “It is high time for me to put an end to your … Continue reading

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D is for D-Day (a military term)

My home town of Portsmouth in Hampshire, England has been a naval base since medieval times, but Henry VIII fortified it in the 16th Century when French naval activity began to threaten England’s south coast. Since then, it has been … Continue reading

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