Dark Treaty – Author Notes

Signing of Treaty of Versailles

Signing of Treaty of Versailles

If you have not read “Dark Treaty” yet, you might wonder if the title relates to the Treaty of Versailles. Well, you will have to read the book to find out. However, as the story is set in 1919/1920, it will come as no surprize that this infamous treaty creates the...

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Spanish Flu

Spanish Flu

In “Dark Treaty,” Louisa, one of Tom Munro’s love interests was a VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment) nurse in 1918 at the St. John Ambulance Brigade hospital in Étaples, France. This was a Base Hospital receiving casualties from the Casualty Clearing Stations. At this...

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Bristol F2B Fighter/Bristol Tourer

Bristol F2B Fighter/Bristol Tourer

Designed by Captain Frank Barwell in 1916 and manufactured by the British & Colonial Aeroplane Company Ltd at Filton, the Bristol F2A Fighter entered service with the Royal Flying Corps in 1917. Early operations with 48 Squadron were less than successful as the...

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The Vickers Vimy

The Vickers Vimy

A German bombing raid on London in June 1917 resulting in a death toll of 162 people convinced the British Air Board of the need for a heavy bomber. Handley Page and Vickers were invited to submit proposals and the Vickers project F.B. 27 won the contract with the...

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