On the 25th December 2000 Lt Col James Yule died. A PoW he was incarcerated in Colditz Castle.
On the 24th December 1979 the Soviet Union Invaded Afghanistan.
On the 23rd December 1938 Robert Kahn – the co-inventor of the TCP/IP protocol – was born.
On the 22nd December 1905 Tommy Flowers was born
On the 21st December 2010 Cpl Steven T Dunn was killed in Afghanistan.
On this day 1931 Lt Colonel Rodney ‘Benny’ Goodman OBE BEM was born. He was awarded the OBE for improving the communications equipment used to support the SAS