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March 2020: West Norfolk

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Horatio Nelson Quotes

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'Desperate affairs require desperate measures.'

'England expects that every man will do his duty.'

'Gentlemen, when the enemy is committed to a mistake we must not interrupt him too soon'

'My character and good name are in my own keeping. Life with disgrace is dreadful. A glorious death is to be envied'

'Time is everything; five minutes make the difference between victory and defeat'

'Milford Haven - the finest port of Christendom'

Born in Burnham Market, Norfolk
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People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it - George Bernard Shaw
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On this day:
The Battle of Myton-on-Swale - 1319, Vegetarian Society Formed - 1847, Jack the Ripper Kills twice in one Day - 1888, The discovery of penicillin - 1928, BBC begins TV Transmissions - 1929, Chamberlain Proclaims Peace for our Time, - 1938, Bourne End Rail Crash - 1945, Thunderbirds Are Go! - 1965, Radio 1 goes on air - 1967
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