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Lords of Karma and Military Reincarnation March 30, 2013

Author: Beach Combing | in : Contemporary, Modern
Lords of Karma and Military Reincarnation

In 1964, Hugh Dowding, hero of the Battle of Britain, wrote a nostalgic letter to Canadian millionaire Lord Beaverbrook. Dowding recalled how he and Beaverbrook had been in the right place and the right time in the summer of 1940, for the good of the Empire and of the world. Any normal military hero in […]

Dowding and the Fairies! October 21, 2012

Author: Beach Combing | in : Contemporary
Dowding and the Fairies!

Hugh Dowding (1970 obit) is a British hero. It was his expert shepherding of Fighter Command in the summer of 1940 that allowed British victory against the Luftwaffe, or at least a convincing draw that could be passed off as a victory. He stands with Slim and Cunningham as one of Britain’s three great 1939-1945 […]

Fairy Investigation Society November 14, 2011

Author: Beach Combing | in : Contemporary
Fairy Investigation Society

***This post is dedicated to Invisible*** Beachcombing has a bit of a chip on his shoulder about Wikipedia. But every so often there are pages there that are the closest we come to ‘real knowledge’. Take the Fairy Investigation Society that Beach has been looking into for the last couple of days – since, in […]