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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Gomm, Richard Culling Carr- (1922–2008), army officer and charity founder

Terry Philpot.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1116 words.

Gomm, Richard Culling Carr- (1922–2008), army officer and charity founder, was born at Mancetter Lodge, Mancetter, near Atherstone, Warwickshire, on 2 January 1922, the third of four sons...

Powell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-, first Baron Baden-Powell (1857–1941), army officer and founder of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides

Allen Warren.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 5426 words.

Powell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-, first Baron Baden-Powell (1857–1941), army officer and founder of the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides, was born at 6 Stanhope Street, Paddington, London,...