March 10 2014 Latest news:
The most sceptical visitor cannot fail to be moved by the Menin Gate and all those names of the men it honours, believes Mike Peters, resident historian at Galloway Travel.
It seems obvious now that the Great War dead be honoured, but in the aftermath of the fighting, those striving to do so faced opposition. Mike Peters, resident historian at Galloway Travel, tells a tale of resolute determination - and Rudyard Kipling’s part in it all
Seventy years have passed since 617 Squadron carried out one of the most daring and dangerous raids of the Second World War, attacking the Ruhr dams in Germany’s industrial heartland.