Tag: Waterloo

June 19 – On this day

HM Submarine Orpheus was last heard from on this date while on patrol in the Mediterranean in 1940. Read here of other major events and two 2019 deployments 

June 18 – On this day

Victory at Waterloo 1815, Churchill’s ‘this was their finest hour’ speech 1940, radar and role in Battle of Britain revealed in 1941, and in 1945 British demobilization begins

June 17 – On this day

Significant events including the eve of Waterloo and Churchill’s “The Battle of Britain is about to begin” speech