Living Through The Great War at Home: NEW BOOK OUT

Pam Preedy releases new book Living Through the Great War at Home We are delighted to announce that Pam Preedy’s new book “Living Through The Great War at Home: How the People of Bromley Faced the Challenges of War” has been published. The work is based on real information from the local newspaper that Pam has been recording since starting her Military Ancestors project which lists over 30,000 references to soldiers between 1914-1919, initially from the Bromley and District Times, in Kent.   Along with further research, Pam has put…

Standard H-2

STANDARD H2/H3 SERIES inc H-4-H variant The Standard H-2 was an early American Army reconnaissance aircraft, first ordered in 1916 and designed by the Standard Aircraft Corporation. It derived from the Sloane H-2, an open-cockpit, three-seater tractor biplane. It was propelled by a 125 hp (90 kW) Hall-Scott A-5 engine. However only three prototypes were built for tests. This led to the next iteration of the H series, the improved H-3, which kept the engine. After succesful tests, this model gained an order of nine planes. The US Navy was…