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Titus Rowe, Roman General

Titus brings Roman history to life

As dull January days go, spending an afternoon in a seafront cafe in Bognor taking tea with a Roman gladiator definitely perks a girl up! Recently appearing in panto at The Alexandra Theatre, over a cuppa actor Titus told me how his interest in Roman history began.

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Wg Cdr Lewis 'Bob' Hodges

A disastrous night at RAF Tangmere, 75 years ago

Between 1942 and 1944 No 161 Special Duties Squadron flew clandestine pick-up operations from its forward base at RAF Tangmere. The squadron was equipped with Westland Lysander short take-off and landing aircraft modified to carry two and sometimes three secret agents or French resistance members into farm fields at night using only moonlight to assist the single pilot in navigating.

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2nd Battle of the Somme

Family stories mark Armistice 100

For Nick Thomas and his relatives, collecting information about the family’s service in the Great War is not just about keeping accurate records of each generation’s service. It is also a duty to remembering the sacrifices that earlier generations have made.

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