The Canary Girls: The workers the war turned yellow
The sacrifice of soldiers killed in the world wars is well-documented, but who were the munitions workers stained yellow by toxic chemicals?
On deck and close to the action at the Battle of Jutland
101 years ago this weekend, Lt Robert Tatton Bower, of the Royal Navy, wrote a letter to his father, giving a first hand account of the largest World War 1 naval battle from aboard HMS Inconstant. Lt Bower’s descendants have Bahamian connections: his son Paul, came to the islands and was Publisher of The Nassau Guardian while his grandsons, Nigel and Bobby, are known business figures in Nassau.
The Washington naval treaty
Happy Washington Naval Treaty day!...yes, I made that up. But that doesnt change the fact that today in 1922 the Washington Naval Treaty was signed, a treaty what would change the balance of power, and in effect naval warfare forever. But while many people talk or know about the Washington Naval ...