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Evacuation of Namsos

Evacuation of Namsos

The Namsos Campaign in Norway, was fought between Anglo-French/Norwegian forces, and German forces. After heavy fighting, the German forces took the upper hand, and the decision was made to evacuat...

Event, Armed Forces, Norway

1 memorial

Nightingale Badge - Old

Nightingale Badge - Old

The badge was awarded to nurses who qualified from the Nightingale School at St Thomas's Hospital. Designed by Dame Alice Lloyd Still (who was matron at St Thomas's), the four arms of the cross sym...

Event, Medicine

1 memorial

Nightingale Badge - New

Nightingale Badge - New

The badge was introduced as a successor to the former Nightingale Badge. It is awarded to nurses who are deemed outstanding and who meet the definition of a ‘next generation Nightingale’, which is ...

Event, Medicine

1 memorial

Sharpeville Massacre

Sharpeville Massacre

This took place near the police station in the South African township of Sharpeville in Transvaal (today part of Gauteng). After a day of demonstrations against pass laws (these were an internal pa...

Event, Race Issues, Tragedy, South Africa

1 memorial

Frost Fairs

Frost Fairs

There are records of the Thames freezing over as far back as CE 250. The piers of old London Bridge were broad and close together, meaning that they could get easily blocked creating a dam which wo...

Event, Commerce, Food & Drink, Journalism / Publishing

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