The 75th commemoration for VJ Day – Victory in Japan – will take place in Scotland online on Saturday 15th of August.
The Italians in Orkney 1941 – 1944 written by James MacDonald
“A number of ONFA Committee members and friends visited the cemetery, separately throughout the day for quiet reflection.”
Rip, a crossbreed terrier, is often referred to as the ‘World’s first Search and Rescue dog’.
“Nostalgia isn’t what it used to be” Billy Connolly
Very little remains of what was once a massive airfield in World War 2 set up to protect the Royal Navy’s fleet at Scapa Flow.
Over the last 10 years, a dedicated sub-group of Birsay Heritage Trust volunteers have carried out clearance on the site, organised local tours and run community open days.
In the early hours of 31 March 1945 (75 years ago today) a lone US Liberator bomber crashed on the outskirts of Kirkwall.
It took Paul Tyler over 600 hours of meticulous intricate work to craft his amazing model of HMS Royal Oak.
On 16th of February 1918 Lithuania reinstated its independence.