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"Embracing the Power of Second: From Search And Destroy to Barnardo Evacuees at Comlongon Castle, Dumfries" In a world marked by resilience and reinvention

Background imageSecond Collection: Search And Destroy

Search And Destroy
The second wave of combat helicopters of the 1st Air Cavalry Division fly over an RTO and his commander on an isolated landing zone during Operation Pershing

Background imageSecond Collection: Barnardo Evacuees at Comlongon Castle, Dumfries

Barnardo Evacuees at Comlongon Castle, Dumfries
A group of Barnardos sit on a wall at Comlongon Castle, Dumfries. The property was used a an evacuation home during the Second World War. Date: circa 1942

Background imageSecond Collection: WWII Poster - Patriotic

WWII Poster - Patriotic
Your Courage, Your Cheerfulness, Your Resolution, Will Bring Us Victory, Second World War poster. Date: circa 1940

Background imageSecond Collection: Title-page of the second edition of Thomas Paines pamphlet Common Sense, owned by John Adams

Title-page of the second edition of Thomas Paines pamphlet Common Sense, owned by John Adams
PAINE: COMMON SENSE, 1776. Title-page of the second edition of Thomas Paines pamphlet Common Sense, owned by John Adams

Background imageSecond Collection: Chilean bellflower or copihue, Lapageria rosea

Chilean bellflower or copihue, Lapageria rosea (Lapegeria rosea). Chromolithograph after a botanical drawing by Emily Eden from her Flowers from an Indian Garden: Second Series: Hope, Breidenbach Co

Background imageSecond Collection: Discovery of America. Second Voyage of Columbus. Jamaica. 15

Discovery of America. Second Voyage of Columbus. Jamaica. 15
Jamaica. 15th century. Second Voyage of Columbus. Jamaicans refuse to give food to Columbus and he, knowing that there will be a lunar eclipse, tells them that God will deny the light

Background imageSecond Collection: Anthony Payne The Cornish Giant, Sir Godfrey Kneller, Baronet (1646-1723)

Anthony Payne The Cornish Giant, Sir Godfrey Kneller, Baronet (1646-1723)
Oil on canvas, English School, 1680. Anthony Payne (circa 1612-1691), The Cornish Giant, was 7 foot, 4 inches tall. He was a yeoman of Stratton and was the personal retainer to Sir Bevill Grenville

Background imageSecond Collection: Queens Diamond Jubilee Parade and Muster at Windsor Castle

Queens Diamond Jubilee Parade and Muster at Windsor Castle
Troops from all three Services formed on parade at Windsor Castle for her Majesty the Queen during the Diamond Jubilee Parade and Muster in May 2012

Background imageSecond Collection: Castle Milk, Lockerbie

Castle Milk, Lockerbie
Castle Milk, near Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire. The house was one of several in the area used by Barnardos as an evacuation home during the Second World War

Background imageSecond Collection: Phalcoboenus australis, striated caracara

Phalcoboenus australis, striated caracara
Ff. 37. Watercolour painting by George Forster (1773) annotated Falco harpe mas junior and made during Captain James Cooks second voyage to explore the southern continent (1772-75)

Background imageSecond Collection: Israel. Jerusalem. Via Dolorosa with the Arch of Ecce Homo

Israel. Jerusalem. Via Dolorosa with the Arch of Ecce Homo
Israel. Jerusalem. Via Dolorosa. Street of Old City, which traditionally Jesus walked carrying the cross, way to his crucifixion. Arch of Ecce Homo. 2nd Station

Background imageSecond Collection: FRANCE: COURT LIFE, 1690s. Playing cards in the Second Room of the Apartments

FRANCE: COURT LIFE, 1690s. Playing cards in the Second Room of the Apartments. One in a series of etchings by Antoine Trouvain, 1694-1696

Background imageSecond Collection: Map Showing The Ypres Salient Before And After The Second Battle Of Ypres April And May 13 1915

Map Showing The Ypres Salient Before And After The Second Battle Of Ypres April And May 13 1915. From The Great World War A History Volume Iii, Published 1916

Background imageSecond Collection: Laconia

Laconia
Three ladies watch the second Cunard liner to be named Laconia leaving Liverpool on a transatlantic voyage to New York. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Background imageSecond Collection: Second prototype Royal Aircraft Factory SE5 A4562

Second prototype Royal Aircraft Factory SE5 A4562
Second prototype Royal Aircraft Factory SE5, A4562, at Farnborough with Major Frank Goodden in the cockpit

Background imageSecond Collection: Spheniscus magellanicus, Magellanic penguin

Spheniscus magellanicus, Magellanic penguin
Ff. 83. Watercolour painting by George Forster made during Captain James Cooks second voyage to explore the southern continent (1772-75)

Background imageSecond Collection: The Battle of Chatham, 1667 (oil on canvas)

The Battle of Chatham, 1667 (oil on canvas)
3087147 The Battle of Chatham, 1667 (oil on canvas) by Stoop, Willem van der (c.1620-69); 142x236 cm; Skokloster Castle, Sweden; (add.info)

Background imageSecond Collection: The Four Stages Of Cruelty Second Stage Of Cruelty Engraved By F F Walker After Hogarth From The

The Four Stages Of Cruelty Second Stage Of Cruelty Engraved By F F Walker After Hogarth From The Works Of Hogarth Published London 1833

Background imageSecond Collection: At the Second Locks on the Lagan, Belfast

At the Second Locks on the Lagan, Belfast - a view of a barge (the VIOLET) in the lock with people on board and to the side, on the Lagan. (Location: Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast)

Background imageSecond Collection: ANNE BOLEYN (1507-1536). Second wife of King Henry VIII of England

ANNE BOLEYN (1507-1536). Second wife of King Henry VIII of England. Drawing by Hans Holbein the Younger, c1535

Background imageSecond Collection: Thalassarche chlororhynchos, yellow-nosed albatross

Thalassarche chlororhynchos, yellow-nosed albatross

Background imageSecond Collection: Anas undulata, yellow-billed duck

Anas undulata, yellow-billed duck
Ff. 72. Watercolour painting by George Forster annotated Anas xanthorynchus and made during Captain James Cooks second voyage to explore the southern continent (1772-75)

Background imageSecond Collection: English Cavalier Costume Around 1670 During The Reign Of Charles Ii

English Cavalier Costume Around 1670 During The Reign Of Charles Ii. From The National And Domestic History Of England By William Aubrey Published London Circa 1890

Background imageSecond Collection: Flowers from Mahabaleshwar

Flowers from Mahabaleshwar (Mahabulashwur). Elephantine creeper, Argyreia nervosa, barberry, Berberis vulgaris, lily, etc

Background imageSecond Collection: German soldier WWII

German soldier WWII
German Sergeant Major standing in a trench in France during World War II Date: 10 September 1940

Background imageSecond Collection: Barrage Balloons over Falmouth, Cornwall. 1942

Barrage Balloons over Falmouth, Cornwall. 1942
A view from a field of eleven or more barrage balloons tethered over Falmouth. Barrage balloons were bags partially filled with hydrogen

Background imageSecond Collection: British landing craft, Falmouth docks, Cornwall. 1943

British landing craft, Falmouth docks, Cornwall. 1943
A British landing craft in Falmouth docks preparing to go to the Mediterranean for the Italian campaign in February or March 1943

Background imageSecond Collection: Second bas-relief of a 12th century sarcophagus

Second bas-relief of a 12th century sarcophagus. Spectators and supporters of duelling knights in a joust outside the city gates

Background imageSecond Collection: Asian bleeding heart, Lamprocapnos spectabilis

Asian bleeding heart, Lamprocapnos spectabilis (Delitrya spectabilis). Chromolithograph after a botanical drawing by Emily Eden from her Flowers from an Indian Garden: Second Series: Hope

Background imageSecond Collection: Bengal Florida rose, Rosa chinensis

Bengal Florida rose, Rosa chinensis (Rosa bengalensis). Chromolithograph after a botanical drawing by Emily Eden from her Flowers from an Indian Garden: Second Series: Hope, Breidenbach Co

Background imageSecond Collection: Pride of India giant or crepe-myrtle, Lagerstroemia

Pride of India giant or crepe-myrtle, Lagerstroemia speciosa. Chromolithograph after a botanical drawing by Emily Eden from her Flowers from an Indian Garden: Second Series: Hope, Breidenbach Co

Background imageSecond Collection: One Battle, One Will, One Goal

One Battle, One Will, One Goal
German World War Two propaganda poster - One Battle, One Will, One Goal...Victory at any price - showing workers and soldiers working towards victory

Background imageSecond Collection: Former racing driver Stirling Moss married Elaine Barbarino, age 24

Former racing driver Stirling Moss married Elaine Barbarino, age 24, at Berkhamsted Register Office today. Pictured at Stirlings flat in London. 25th June 1964

Background imageSecond Collection: Vice Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten, Chief of Combined Operations

Vice Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten, Chief of Combined Operations, discussing a training exercise with some of the troops taking part. July 1942

Background imageSecond Collection: Silver & Gold Popes Chalice, made by silversmith Andrew Coomber

Silver & Gold Popes Chalice, made by silversmith Andrew Coomber, and to be used by Pope John Paul II for Mass at Heaton Park, Manchester on Monday 31st May 1982, pictured 24th May 1982

Background imageSecond Collection: Pope John Paul II, tree planting ceremony ahead of Mass at Heaton Park, Manchester

Pope John Paul II, tree planting ceremony ahead of Mass at Heaton Park, Manchester, Monday 31st May 1982

Background imageSecond Collection: Pope John Paul II in private prayer during Mass at Heaton Park, Manchester

Pope John Paul II in private prayer during Mass at Heaton Park, Manchester, Monday 31st May 1982

Background imageSecond Collection: Platinum medal showing Manchesters Hidden Gem Church

Platinum medal showing Manchesters Hidden Gem Church, will be presented to Pope John Paul II during his visit to Manchester on 31st May 1982, pictured 18th May 1982

Background imageSecond Collection: Pope John Paul II assisted by priests, leads the Mass at Heaton Park, Manchester

Pope John Paul II assisted by priests, leads the Mass at Heaton Park, Manchester, Monday 31st May 1982. ROTAS OPERA TENET AREPO SATOR

Background imageSecond Collection: Pupils at Chorlton Convent School make Papal Banner ahead of Pope John Paul II Mass at

Pupils at Chorlton Convent School make Papal Banner ahead of Pope John Paul II Mass at Heaton Park, Manchester on Monday 31st May, pictured 19th May 1982. The banner measures 30 feet by 10 feet

Background imageSecond Collection: World War II Memorial, Independence Square, Mustakillik Maydoni, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

World War II Memorial, Independence Square, Mustakillik Maydoni, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, World War II Memorial, Independence Square, Mustakillik Maydoni

Background imageSecond Collection: MG0190 Travel Tourism Holiday Vacation Explore

MG0190 Travel Tourism Holiday Vacation Explore
Siege bell monument, World War II Memorial, Lower Barracca Gardens, Valletta, Malta

Background imageSecond Collection: Eastern Europe between the First and Second World Wars. From Bacons Excelsior Atlas of

Eastern Europe between the First and Second World Wars. From Bacons Excelsior Atlas of the World, published circa 1930

Background imageSecond Collection: WWII 1940 1941 War East African Campaign-Heroes of Africa

WWII 1940 1941 War East African Campaign-Heroes of Africa
5313946 WWII 1940 1941 War East African Campaign-Heroes of Africa by Beltrame, Achille (1871-1945); (add.info.: WWII 1940 1941 War East African Campaign-Heroes of Africa)

Background imageSecond Collection: Second cataract on the River Nile, Aswan, Egypt

Second cataract on the River Nile, Aswan, Egypt
Vintage 19th century photograph: second cataract on the River Nile, Aswan, Egypt

Background imageSecond Collection: Alphonse Henri, Comte d Hautpoul PM of France

Alphonse Henri, Comte d Hautpoul PM of France
Vintage 19th century photograph: Alphonse Henri, comte d Hautpoul (4 January 1789 - 27 July 1865) was Prime Minister of France from 31 October 1849 to 10 April 1851 during the French Second Republic

Background imageSecond Collection: Sir Charles Hastings Doyle, KCMG

Sir Charles Hastings Doyle, KCMG
Vintage 19th century photograph: Sir Charles Hastings Doyle, KCMG (10 April 1803 - 19 March 1883) was a British military officer



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"Embracing the Power of Second: From Search And Destroy to Barnardo Evacuees at Comlongon Castle, Dumfries" In a world marked by resilience and reinvention, the concept of "second" takes center stage. From wartime strategies like Search And Destroy to heartwarming tales of Barnardo Evacuees finding solace at Comlongon Castle in Dumfries, we witness the triumphs born out chances. During WWII, patriotic fervor was ignited through powerful posters that rallied nations together. The iconic image on display is a testament to unity and determination - reminding us that sometimes it's the second attempt that leads to victory. As we delve into history, we stumble upon treasures like the title-page of Thomas Paine's pamphlet Common Sense. This very copy owned by John Adams serves as a reminder that even revolutionary ideas can find their footing in their second edition. Anthony Payne, known as The Cornish Giant, immortalized by Sir Godfrey Kneller's brushstrokes reminds us that greatness often comes from unexpected places. His towering presence challenges preconceived notions and proves that being second doesn't mean being any less extraordinary. The Queens Diamond Jubilee Parade and Muster at Windsor Castle showcases how moments steeped in tradition can be reimagined with grandeur for the modern era. It teaches us that embracing change allows for an even more majestic spectacle during this historic celebration. Nature too has its own stories woven within seconds; Phalcoboenus australis or striated caracara soars high above lands once dominated by German Eagles. In these skies where power shifts between species, nature shows us how adaptability ensures survival against all odds. Jerusalem's Via Dolorosa with the Arch of Ecce Homo invites reflection on faith and redemption.