MARY ELLIS ~ WWII PILOT

MARY ELLIS ~ WWII PILOT

  “Tearing through the skies above the south coast of England, two WWII Spitfires evoke powerful memories of Britain’s wartime resilience.  But this stirring image holds a further poignancy, for in the cockpit of the lead aircraft sits Mary Ellis,...
THE VICTORIA CROSS

THE VICTORIA CROSS

THE VICTORIA CROSS   The Victoria Cross, founded by Queen Victoria was created in 1854.  The first recipient was in 1857 for bravery in the Crimea War against Russia. Since its inception, only 1358 Victoria Cross medals have been struck.  A single company of jewelers,...