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The Air Defence of Great Britain (ADGB) was a RAF command comprising substantial army and RAF elements responsible for the air defence of the British Isles.
Anti-Aircraft Command (AA Command, or "Ack-Ack Command") was a British Army command of the Second World War that controlled the Territorial Army anti-aircraft artillery and searchlight formations and units defending the United Kingdom.
The Army Reserve is the active-duty volunteer reserve force and integrated element of the British Army.
The Baedeker Blitz or Baedeker raids were a series of attacks by the Luftwaffe on English cities during the Second World War.
Banstead is a residential town/village in the borough of Reigate and Banstead in Surrey, England, on the border with London, south of Sutton, west of Croydon and southeast of Kingston-upon-Thames and south of Central London.
The term Bath Blitz refers to the air raids by the German air force on the British city of Bath, Somerset, during World War II.
Bishop's Stortford is a historic market town and civil parish in Hertfordshire, England.
Bramley Training Area is a British Army training camp, located south of the village of Bramley, Hampshire.
Bristol is a city and county in South West England with a population of 456,000.
The Bristol Blitz was the heavy bombing of Bristol, England by the Nazi German Luftwaffe during the Second World War.
The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.
Burnett is a small village within the civil parish of Compton Dando, approximately from the River Chew in the Chew Valley within the Unitary Authority of Bath and North East Somerset in Somerset, England.
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England.
Cardiff (Caerdydd) is the capital of, and largest city in, Wales, and the eleventh-largest city in the United Kingdom.
The Cardiff Blitz refers to the bombing of Cardiff, Wales during World War II.
Castleton (Cas-bach) is a hamlet in the city of Newport, South Wales.
Chatham is one of the Medway towns located within the Medway unitary authority, in North Kent, in South East England.
Chattenden and Lodge Hill Military Camps were British Army training camps in Chattenden, Hoo St Werburgh in Kent.
Chelsfield is a large village in South East London, England within the London Borough of Bromley.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Cosham is a northern suburb of Portsmouth lying within the city boundary but off Portsea Island.
Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England.
Efford (anciently Eppeford, Elforde, etc.) is an historic manor formerly in the parish of Egg Buckland, Devon, England.
Essex is a county in the East of England.
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon, England, with a population of 129,800 (mid-2016 EST).
Falmouth (Aberfala) is a town, civil parish and port on the River Fal on the south coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.
Fareham is a market town at the north-west tip of Portsmouth Harbour, between the cities of Portsmouth and Southampton in the south east of Hampshire, England.
Fort Horsted is a scheduled monument (Monument Number 416040) that lies in the Horsted Valley to the South of Chatham, Kent, England.
Fort Nelson, in the civil parish of Boarhunt in the English county of Hampshire, is one of five defensive forts built on the summit of Portsdown Hill in the 1860s, overlooking the important naval base of Portsmouth.
Gloucester is a city and district in Gloucestershire, England, of which it is the county town.
Hadleigh (pronounced) is an ancient market town and civil parish in South Suffolk, East Anglia, situated, next to the River Brett, between the larger towns of Sudbury and Ipswich.
Hereford is a cathedral city, civil parish and county town of Herefordshire, England.
The Isle of Portland is a limestone tied island, long by wide, in the English Channel.
The Isle of Wight (also referred to informally as The Island or abbreviated to IOW) is a county and the largest and second-most populous island in England.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the combined German Wehrmacht military forces during World War II.
Lydden is also the name of a hamlet in the Manston, Kent civil parish Lydden is a civil parish and small village in the Dover district of Kent, England.
Mereworth is a village near the town of Maidstone in Kent, England.
Milford Haven (Aberdaugleddau, meaning "mouth of the two Rivers Cleddau") is a town and community in Pembrokeshire, Wales.
Mill Hill is a suburb in the London Borough of Barnet, England.
MoD Shoeburyness is a military installation at Pig's Bay near Shoeburyness in Essex.
Monmouth (Trefynwy meaning "town on the Monnow") is the historic county town of Monmouthshire, Wales.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
Newport (Casnewydd) is a cathedral and university city and unitary authority area in south east Wales.
Nothe Fort is a fort in Weymouth, Dorset, England.
Pembroke (Penfro) is an historic settlement and was the county town of Pembrokeshire in West Wales.
Pitsea is a small town in the east of the Basildon district of south Essex, England.
Plymouth is a city situated on the south coast of Devon, England, approximately south-west of Exeter and west-south-west of London.
The Plymouth Blitz was a series of bombing raids carried out by the Nazi German Luftwaffe on the English city of Plymouth in the Second World War.
Portsmouth is a port city in Hampshire, England, mainly on Portsea Island, south-west of London and south-east of Southampton.
Purfleet is a town in the Thurrock unitary authority in Essex, England.
RAF Fighter Command was one of the commands of the Royal Air Force.
The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England, most notably through London.
Rochester is a town and was a historic city in the unitary authority of Medway in Kent, England.
Ryde is an English seaside town and civil parish on the Isle of Wight, with a population of 23,999 at the 2011 Census.
Sevenoaks is a town and civil parish with a population of 29,506 situated south-east of London in western Kent, England.
Sheerness is a town beside the mouth of the River Medway on the north-west corner of the Isle of Sheppey in north Kent, England.
The Solent is the strait that separates the Isle of Wight from the mainland of England.
South Wales (De Cymru) is the region of Wales bordered by England and the Bristol Channel to the east and south, and Mid Wales and West Wales to the north and west.
Southampton is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire, England.
The Southampton Blitz was the heavy bombing of Southampton by the Nazi German Luftwaffe during World War II.
Swansea (Abertawe), is a coastal city and county, officially known as the City and County of Swansea (Dinas a Sir Abertawe) in Wales, UK.
The Swansea Blitz was the heavy and sustained bombing of Swansea by the Luftwaffe of Nazi Germany from 19–21 February 1941.
Takeley is a village and civil parish in the Uttlesford district of Essex, England.
The Blitz was a German bombing offensive against Britain in 1940 and 1941, during the Second World War.
The National Archives (TNA) is a non-ministerial government department.
Tipner is a residential district of Portsmouth, located on the north western corner of Portsea Island in southern England.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
Uxbridge is a town in west London, England, and the administrative headquarters of the London Borough of Hillingdon.
Warley is a suburb of Brentwood in Essex, situated to the south of the town.
Weymouth is a seaside town in Dorset, England, situated on a sheltered bay at the mouth of the River Wey on the English Channel coast.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Yeovil is an English town and civil parish in the district of South Somerset, with a population of 45,000.
The 1st Anti-Aircraft Division (1st AA Division) was an Air Defence formation of the British Army before and during the early years of World War II.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
26th (London) Anti-Aircraft Brigade (26 AA Bde) was an Air Defence formation of the British Army during World War II.
27th (Home Counties) Anti-Aircraft Brigade (27 AA Bde) was an Air Defence formation of the British Army in World War II that served in The Blitz and later converted to infantry.
28th (Thames and Medway) Anti-Aircraft Brigade (28 AA Bde) was an air defence formation of Britain's Territorial Army created in 1925 to command anti-aircraft units in Kent and around the militarily important Medway Towns, which it defended during the Battle of Britain and The Blitz.
29th (East Anglian) Anti-Aircraft Brigade was an air defence formation of Britain's Territorial Army (TA) before and during World War II.
35th Anti-Aircraft Brigade was an air defence formation of Anti-Aircraft Command in the British Territorial Army (TA) formed shortly before the outbreak of World War II.
The 37th Anti-Aircraft Brigade was an air defence formation of Britain's Territorial Army (TA) formed just before the outbreak of World War II.
The 38th Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade (38 AA Bde) was an air defence formation of Britain's Territorial Army formed just before World War II, which protected London and Southern England during The Blitz and later converted into an infantry formation for the liberation of Europe.
The 3rd Anti-Aircraft Division was an air defence formation of the Territorial Army, part of the British Army, created in the period of tension before the outbreak of World War II.
The 5th Anti-Aircraft Division (5th AA Division) was an air defence formation of Britain's Territorial Army, created in the period of tension before the outbreak of World War II.
6th Anti-Aircraft Brigade (6 AA Bde) was an air defence formation of the British Army formed during World War II.
The 6th Anti-Aircraft Division (6th AA Division) was an air defence formation created within Anti-Aircraft Command of Britain's Territorial Army just before World War II.
The 8th Anti-Aircraft Division (8th AA Division) was an air defence formation of the British Army during the early years of World War II.
The 9th Anti-Aircraft Division (9th AA Division) was an air defence formation of the British Army during the middle years of World War II.