Object details

Category
Private papers
Related period
Interwar (content), Second World War (content), 1945-1989 (content), 1990 to the present day (content)
Creator
Bridge, John
Dimensions

whole: 1 Box

Catalogue number
Documents.18081

Related content

British infantry silhouetted against the skyline in Kuwait, as the troops prepare for operations in Iraq, 2003.
© Crown Copywright (OP-TELIC 03-010-17-145)
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Timeline of 20th and 21st Century Wars
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MQ-9 Reaper, RAF Waddington
RAF, MQ-9 Reaper, Waddington
Contemporary conflict
A Brief History of Drones
The first pilotless vehicles were built during the First World War but drones now have many functions.
Ensign Violette Reine Szabo, George Cross, Croix de Guerre avec Palme, WTS/FANY, SOE. Violette Szabo served as a courier with F Section, SOE.
© IWM (HU 16541)
Women In Wartime
Who Was Violette Szabo?
Violette Szabo (1921-1945) worked for 'F' Section in Special Operations Executive (SOE) during the Second World War. During a mission in France she was captured and imprisoned by the Nazi's. She was executed in Ravensbrück concentration camp and posthumously awarded the George Cross, the highest honour given to civilians.