“It’s November 1942. Bob Sutherland, Monique Dubois and the Military Intelligence 11 team fly in to review security in Orkney, home to one of the most important and most heavily defended naval anchorages in the world.”
“I was talking with an old chap I know. We started talking about poppies”
Jebel Sahaba is one of the earliest sites showing human warfare , 13,400 years ago.
A group of islanders came together yesterday, 15th of May, joining in a worldwide event which commemorated #Hakba 73 – 73 years since Palestinians were forcibly evicted from their homes by Israeli forces.
Dr Mary McNeill worked in hospitals in Serbia, Palestine, India and East Africa during and after World War 1.
New estimates reveal extent of the health burden of armed conflict–affecting at least 630 million women and children worldwide in 2017, and contributing to more than 10 million deaths among children under 5 years of age over 20 years.
Military working dog Kuno has been awarded the equivalent of the Victoria Cross for his bravery in service.
Today The Orkney News remembers Orcadian, Dr Mary McNeill, whose devotion and self-sacrifice in serving others is humbling
Rip, a crossbreed terrier, is often referred to as the ‘World’s first Search and Rescue dog’.
The Third of May 1808 by Francisco Goya depicting the brutality of war on civilian resistance was revolutionary for its day and inspired future works by many later artists.