10th April 1943: RAF operational trials – a high altitude radar guided dogfight. The ‘wooden wonder’ the Mosquito aircraft which served a number of roles. Even in this publicity shot, with a message to ‘Adolf’ chalked on the 4,000lb ‘cookie’ bomb, the nose radar and bombsight has been obliterated by the censor.
The graves of the Titanic dead Most of the gravestones identical, with the name and identification number of the victim, and the identical date of death, 15 April 1912. There are over 300 graves in Halifax, most in this cemetery, and also some in the Roman Catholic and Jewish cemeteries.
During World War II, Josephine Baker served with the French Red Cross and was an active member of the French resistance movement. Using her career as a cover Baker became an intelligence agent, carrying secret messages written in invisible ink on her sheet music. She was awarded honor of the Croix de Guerre, and received a Medal of the Resistance in 1946.