Little known battles on the Eastern Front and the consequences of WW1 for Poland

The Great War was fought on a global and industrial scale, quite rightly having the title of the First World War. It was a new type of war, fought on a magnitude and with a military technology never previously seen and is fully deserving of all the research, media attention, and debate that it generates. … More Little known battles on the Eastern Front and the consequences of WW1 for Poland

Useful Resources for Polish 2 Corps information

My Resources My Summary Presentation Overview presentation of the history Polish 2nd Corps. My Website https://www.pleszak.com/ My Blog https://pleszak.blog/ Useful Groups Kresy-Siberia Group It’s a magnificent group with lots of information and everybody willing to help. https://www.facebook.com/groups/KresySiberiaGroup/ They have a wonderful Virtual-Museum.. http://kresy-siberia.org/muzeum/?lang=en and a very useful links page http://kresy-siberia.com/mainref.html#r2 Kresy Family Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/KresyFamily/ and … More Useful Resources for Polish 2 Corps information

Testing and training for the Dambuster Raids – what’s left to see?

The Dambuster Raids, or more correctly Operation Chastise is without doubt the most famous bombing mission of the Second World War (at least here in Britain). 75 years on everybody has heard about the bouncing bomb and the flawed hero pilot Guy Gibson. Most people, if they only know of one RAF Squadron, it will … More Testing and training for the Dambuster Raids – what’s left to see?

What is Honey?

I know it’s a stupid question. We all know what honey is – but do we really? Before I start, another common mis-conception is that all bees make honey. Well, here in the UK we have about 250 different species of bees and there are over 20,000 globally, but only the honeybee actually produces any … More What is Honey?