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A British officer had come aboard and told him that in case of enemy air attack he was not to open fire until bombs were actually dropped.
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* 1943 World War II: Operation Mincemeat: The submarine surfaces in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Spain to deposit a dead man planted with false invasion plans and dressed as a British military intelligence officer.
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Although hundreds of men dived into the sea to escape the flames, fewer than 100 survived the blast: approximately 70 survivors were picked up by British boats, including the wounded staff officer Léonard-Bernard Motard.
A board of 25 trustees ( with the Director as their accounting officer for the purposes of reporting to Government ) is responsible for the general management and control of the Museum, in accordance with the British Museum Act 1963 and the Museums and Galleries Act 1992.
He was convicted as a rebel when, as an officer in the Union Defence Force, he refused to take up arms with the British.
Captured in Mozambique, he escaped prison in Portugal and returned to South Africa as a British officer.
Neither those who searched his pockets in the house nor the British army medical officer ( Soldier 138 ) who pronounced him dead shortly afterwards say they saw any bombs.
Charles Robert Malden ( 9 August 1797 23 May 1855 ), was a nineteenth century British naval officer, surveyor and educator.
Guest's paternal grandfather, Leslie, Baron Haden-Guest, was a Labour Party politician who was a convert to Judaism, and Guest's paternal grandmother's father was Colonel Albert Goldsmid, a British officer who founded the Jewish Lads ' and Girls ' Brigade and the Maccabaeans.
After his return from exile in India and Sikkim during January 1913, he assumed control of foreign relations and dealt directly with the Maharaja and the British Political officer in Sikkim and the king of Nepal rather than letting the Kashag or parliament do it.
* 1887 Arthur Ernest Percival, British Army officer ( d. 1966 )
Almost immediately after the order of Kotaka was placed, Fernando Villaamil, second officer of the Ministry of the Navy of Spain where he was put in charge of developing the concept of a new ship designed to combat torpedo boats, placed an order for a large torpedo gunboat in November 1885, with the British builder James and George Thompson, of Clydebank, not far from where the Yarrow shipyards would move from London 20 years later.
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The momentous defeat was widely recorded in the British press, which praised the Australians for their plentiful " pluck " and berated the Englishmen for their lack thereof.
Although Collins used it as a catharsis for her opposition to the Vietnam War, two years after her rendition, the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, senior Scottish regiment of the British Army, recorded an instrumental version featuring a bagpipe soloist accompanied by a pipe and drum band.
His talent extended to playing mandolin on one of the tracks of this rare British EP, recorded in London on 28 July 1955.
The coldest temperature in British Columbia was recorded in Smith River, where it dropped to, one of the coldest readings recorded anywhere in North America.
They became an increasing area of interest for scholars in the 19th century and most were recorded or catalogued by George Malcolm Laws, although some have since been found to have British origins and additional songs have since been collected.
British casualties in the battle were recorded with some accuracy in the immediate aftermath as 218 killed and approximately 677 wounded, although the number of wounded who subsequently died is not known.
* Cradle of Filth, a popular British extreme metal band, has produced an album called Dusk ... and Her Embrace inspired by " Carmilla ", and have also recorded an instrumental track titled " Carmilla's Masque ".
* Prior to her first record deal, British singer-songwriter Kate Bush recorded at least thirty officially-unreleased but much-bootlegged demos of original material, circa 1972.
Similarly, the shortest war in recorded history, the Anglo-Zanzibar War of 1896, was brought to a swift conclusion by shelling from British battleships.
Rick Dees, at the time a radio DJ in Memphis, Tennessee, recorded " Disco Duck " ( 1976 ) and " Dis-Gorilla " ( 1977 ); Frank Zappa parodied the lifestyles of disco dancers in " Dancin ' Fool " on his 1979 Sheik Yerbouti album, and " Disco Boy " on his 1976 Zoot Allures album ; and " Weird Al " Yankovic's 1981 eponymous debut album includes a disco song called " Gotta Boogie ", an extended pun on the similarity of the disco subgenre name " boogie " to the American slang word " booger " and its British counterpart " bogey ".
It combines elements of British Traditional Wicca, Italian folk-magic recorded in Charles Leland's Aradia, feminist values, and ritual, folk magic, and healing practices Budapest learned from her mother.
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British band Napalm Death holds the Guinness World Record for shortest song ever recorded with the one-second " You Suffer " ( 1987 ).
During the British Raj, famines in India, often attributed to failed government policies, were some of the worst ever recorded, including the Great Famine of 1876 78 in which 6. 1 million to 10. 3 million people died and the Indian famine of 1899 1900 in which 1. 25 to 10 million people died.
The town is first recorded as Verlamion, a Celtic British Iron Age settlement whose name means ' the settlement above the marsh '.
* Listen to Dr Bob Parkinson discuss the HOTOL in an oral history interview recorded for the National Life Stories project Oral History of British Science at the British Library
Major won in excess of 14 million votes, the highest popular vote recorded by a British political party in a general election.
While the term Lower Mainland has been recorded from the earliest period of non-native settlement in British Columbia, it has never been officially defined in legal terms.
The status of Maldives as a British protectorate was officially recorded in an 1887 agreement in which the sultan accepted British influence over Maldivian external relations and defence.
British folk / blues artist Wizz Jones recorded a tribute song called " Mississippi John " for his 1977 album Magical Flight.
It is one of the busiest and most congested parts of the British motorway network: 196, 000 vehicles were recorded in a single day near London Heathrow Airport.
The initial response of the British music industry was to attempt to produce copies of American records, recorded with session musicians and often fronted by teen idols.

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