The part of the British Army sent to fight in Europe in the First World War and the Second World War.
British Expeditionary Force
Fact of the Day
32.4% of Shakespeare's plays contain non-Christian deities.
Quote of the Day
"Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it. "
~ Oscar Wilde
On This Day
1913 Suffragette Emily Davison stepped in front of king's horse at Epsom, but didn't expect to be killed - she'd bought a ticket home.
1940 The final day of the Dunkirk evacuation (Operation Dynamo). 338,226 British, French and Belgian soldiers were rescued in total.