Family holidays often present an opportunity to follow through on my interest in military history. Earlier ths year my wife and I took a trip to Malta. The Grand Harbour was for many years the home of the British Mediterranean Fleet and I know from old documents held in my family archive that a relative of mine had been based on the island at the turn of the century.
Amongst Ernest's legacy of photographs and documents, I have a picture of HMS Commonwealth steaming into the Grand Harbour, Malta. Luckily for me, my wife was keen to go on a Harbour Cruise so I took the opportunity to take the photo shown below. Same location as the top photograph but with a 100 year time difference.
Combining my interest in military history and my passion for field walking. This web site is a fairly arbitrary collection of photos and stories from various battlefield walks undertaken in the company of a small group of like-minded friends. I write this stuff for my personal enjoyment and, if others are interested, then that's a bonus.
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Clevedon Military History Walk
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WTB Book of the Month - July 2022
Studentenfriedhof to Soldatenfriedhof: A History of Langemark German cemetery and self-guided tour