Freemason returns as a blind veteran to the Falklands after 36 years

Reading Time: 2 minutes David Atkinson, a member of Grant Lodge No. 6179 in the Province of Cambridgeshire, has returned to the Falkland Islands for the first time since the war ended in 1982 David joined the Royal Navy in 1972 (Naval Canteen Service) and was selected to join the crew of HMS Endurance during the Falklands conflict. He … Read more

Liberté Cherie – a Masonic Melodrama by Richard Simmons and Dafydd Bullock

Reading Time: 3 minutes Liberté chérie was one of the very few Masonic lodges founded within a Nazi concentration camp during the Second World War. On November 15, 1943, seven Belgian Freemasons and resistance fighters founded the Masonic Lodge Loge Liberté chérie (French: Cherished Liberty Lodge) inside Hut 6 of Emslandlager VII (Esterwegen). The name of the lodge was derived from La Marseillaise. The original seven Freemasons of Loge Liberté chérie were: … Read more