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Wwii This Month… January 1940
From 8 January, the purchase of a range of everyday food products came under regulation by the UK government, in order to control food shortages expected as a result of the German U-boat campaign. Dairy products, pork, sugar, cooking fat and tea were
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Quebec 1759
Quebec was well defended against an assault from the St Lawrence, but the British believed its landward fortifications were incomplete and vulnerable. If troops could get into place quickly, they would be able to storm the defences before the French
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Drama Over Cuba
The U-2’s finest hour came during the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962. Cuba had been an object of interest for the States ever since the revolution, led by Fidel Castro, in the 1950s. When America was planning for its disastrous Bay of Pigs Invasion, wh