It is just that not only have I learnt a lot from the forum with fresh and corrected information, sifted from myths of the Battle of Britain but then, when the Mk1a version forum goes down, I feared all this would go to waste.
My own contributions are from books, tv and so on, but the more serious researchers, Historians, Authors as well as the witnesses or relatives, who have more valuable information on the events from 1940 should see their work available for future researchers or students, like myself, who wish to know more. It is a shame for this to be lost, and then to thread through the misty years to find this information, that we have had at source on here, lost back in the mists of time.
I know now that you are on the case and I can rest easy.
Thank you for all of your hard work, your brother would have been proud of you, Mark.
I will not be on the new Mk2 forum, so I will say Goodbye.
If the BoB Forum does "go away," what happens to all the archival data accumulated over the last two years that exists in machinable form - ready for transport over to whatever might become the Forum ... more
Hi Dennis and all of you That is the question I was going to ask as my final post. I have wondered if all of this knowledge, this database, will be lost in the mists of time. I t seems a pity as so... more