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Technical note: A symbol IN a coat of arms is always within a field of a specific color that has a obvious edge or border. The field may be a shield or a roundel or a cartouche or a flag or a medieval surcoat (thus the phrase "coat of arms"). In this case the shield is divided into four quarters, and the second and third quarters are red, with three gold ...


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Britain had not been involved in the outbreak of WWI, as Britain had no alliances that could force them to enter the war. If Britain actually entered the war was not in favor of France but in favor of themselves. The main reason of Britain to enter the war was to protect their vast global empire from being affected by the war. Additionally, Britain saw the ...


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Gibraltar is much closer to home, and much more important to Britain than Hong Kong. Gibraltar is literally the gateway to the Mediterranean, all of southern Europe, and large parts of Africa and the Middle East. Hong Kong has nowhere a comparable level of strategic significance, at least to Britain, because it is halfway around the world. Gibraltar is also ...


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I hope, On 2nd August 1858 the Parliament passed a bill to take over the administration of India from the East Indian Company by the British Crown. The title of Viceroy was introduced for the supreme representation of the British Government in India. The provision of this bill called for the dissolution of the British East India Company that was ruling ...


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According to Van Manstein and Admiral Raeder who both advised Hitler to attack Great Britain immediately after crushing France in 6 weeks "they were amazed to observe that Hitler thought Great Britain was his Ally." So that ended any attempt at formally invading Great Britain...probably the only time Nazi Germany's staff was in a hurry to attack and Hitler ...


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Gibraltar wasn't given to Spain but Hong Kong was returned to China because China made an ultimatum. Spain never made any ultimatum to the UK over Gibraltar because she is not really interested in it. The economic interests are more important than fighting for a tiny rock. In my opinion, I want Gibraltar back but I will never force Gibraltarians to be ...


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Im really surprise of how they are talking about British superiority over the spanish. Well, there are famous phrases made by the British that didn't say that. 1º Spanish at the sea, I want to see, at land Saint George protect us. 2º The Spanish has the best soldiers of the Christianity. Or including more modern phrases about Spanish. "Now we will see if ...



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