On this day 21st May

On this day 21st May

On the 21st May 2009 19th Light Brigade’s Brigade Reconnaissance Force (BRF) moved from Camp Bastion to Forward Operating Base (FOB) Price.

On this day 20th May

On this day 20th May

On this day in 1941 the invasion of Crete by German forces began – the first airborne invasion in military history and the only occasion airborne forces were used operationally by the German Army.

On this day 18th May

On this day 18th May

On the 18th May 1912, the first automatic telephone exchange in Britain came into service at Epsom in Surrey, providing 350 subscribers with the ability to dial other numbers in the town directly.