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Independent
Queen Elizabeth II to become Britain's longest reigning monarch, surpassing Queen VictoriaOn 9 September she will claim the title, as a reign which began 63 years and se
Queen Elizabeth II to become Britain's longest reigning monarch, surpassing Queen Victoria
Independent / Posted yesterday
On 9 September she will claim the title, as a reign which began 63 years and seven months ago when she was just 25-years-old continues. Queen Elizabeth II acceded to the throne following the death of her father King George VI on 6 February,... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Private Tom Marks was taken captive by the Japanese but believed a dose of diptheria picked up in the POW camps saved his lifePrivate Tom Marks - a Far East prisoner-of-war who survived and returned to Suf
Private Tom Marks was taken captive by the Japanese but believed a dose of diptheria picked up in the POW camps saved his life
Ipswich Star / Posted 3 days ago
Private Tom Marks - a Far East prisoner-of-war who survived and returned to Suffolk Monday, August 24, 2015 Tom and his... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Douglas Garnett escaped death in Burma, earned the Military Cross for exemplary bravery but remained modest about his heroic actionsDouglas Garnett watches as commander in chief Sir Claude Auchinlech inspects me
Douglas Garnett escaped death in Burma, earned the Military Cross for exemplary bravery but remained modest about his heroic actions
Ipswich Star / Posted 3 days ago
Douglas Garnett watches as commander in chief Sir Claude Auchinlech inspects men of 25 Mountain regiment Royal Indian... Read more
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Daily Mail
Fascinating pictures show Queen in EVERY year of her reignLong to reign over us: which is about to become the longest ever On September
Fascinating pictures show Queen in EVERY year of her reign
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Long to reign over us: which is about to become the longest ever On September 9, Elizabeth II will become the longest-reigning British monarch, surpassing Queen Victoria's record Princess... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Celebrating the Queen’s long, happy reign over us The Queen at the opening of the new Norfolk and Norwich hospital. Date : 05/0
Celebrating the Queen’s long, happy reign over us
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
The Queen at the opening of the new Norfolk and Norwich hospital. Date : 05/02/2004 Photo: Nick Butcher Copy : Mark Nicholls For. EDP News ©EDP pics 2004 tel (01603) 772434 History will be made in a... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Celebrating the Queen’s long, happy reign over us The Queen arrives at RAF Marham and is welcomed by local school children. Dat
Celebrating the Queen’s long, happy reign over us
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 4 days ago
The Queen arrives at RAF Marham and is welcomed by local school children. Date 24 Jan 1996 History will be made in a little over two weeks’ time, when Queen Elizabeth II becomes our longest reigning... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Queen Elizabeth to become longest-reigning monarchQueen Elizabeth II has been on the throne since 1952. Photo / Getty Images The
Queen Elizabeth to become longest-reigning monarch
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Queen Elizabeth II has been on the throne since 1952. Photo / Getty Images The Queen will soon make history when she becomes the longest reigning British monarch. On September 9 she will pass the record set by her great-great-grandmother Queen... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Queen to enter history booksThe Queen will soon make history when she becomes the longest reigning British
Queen to enter history books
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 days ago
The Queen will soon make history when she becomes the longest reigning British monarch. On September 9 she will pass the record set by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria who, Buckingham Palace has calculated, reigned for 23,226 days, 16... Read more
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Herald Sun
Queen to enter history booksTHE Queen will soon make history when she becomes the longest reigning British
Queen to enter history books
Herald Sun / Posted 5 days ago
THE Queen will soon make history when she becomes the longest reigning British monarch. ON September 9 she will pass the record set by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria who, Buckingham Palace has calculated, reigned for 23,226 days, 16... Read more
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Weekly Times
Queen to enter history booksTHE Queen will soon make history when she becomes the longest reigning British
Queen to enter history books
Weekly Times / Posted 5 days ago
THE Queen will soon make history when she becomes the longest reigning British monarch. ON September 9 she will pass the record set by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria who, Buckingham Palace has calculated, reigned for 23,226 days, 16... Read more
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News.com.au
Queen to enter history booksBreaking News THE Queen will soon make history when she becomes the longest
Queen to enter history books
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
Breaking News THE Queen will soon make history when she becomes the longest reigning British monarch. ON September 9 she will pass the record set by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria who, Buckingham Palace has... Read more
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Perth Now
Queen to enter history booksTHE Queen will soon make history when she becomes the longest reigning British
Queen to enter history books
Perth Now / Posted 5 days ago
THE Queen will soon make history when she becomes the longest reigning British monarch. ON September 9 she will pass the record set by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria who, Buckingham Palace has calculated, reigned for 23,226 days, 16... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Queen to enter history booksTHE Queen will soon make history when she becomes the longest reigning British
Queen to enter history books
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
THE Queen will soon make history when she becomes the longest reigning British monarch. ON September 9 she will pass the record set by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria who, Buckingham Palace has calculated, reigned for 23,226 days, 16... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Queen to enter history booksTHE Queen will soon make history when she becomes the longest reigning British
Queen to enter history books
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
THE Queen will soon make history when she becomes the longest reigning British monarch. ON September 9 she will pass the record set by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria who, Buckingham Palace has calculated, reigned for 23,226 days, 16... Read more
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The Christian Post
Sorry Donald, Substance Trumps StyleDonald Trump's commanding lead in the polls is a solemn reminder that if we're
Sorry Donald, Substance Trumps Style
The Christian Post / Posted 6 days ago
Donald Trump's commanding lead in the polls is a solemn reminder that if we're not careful, another narcissistic good talker will be elected to complete the fundamental transformation President Obama began. Choosing style and good sound bites over... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Halton Ramblers take in Derbyshire landscapeA group of walkers from Halton travelled to a Derbyshire reservoir to trek seve
Halton Ramblers take in Derbyshire landscape
Liverpool Echo / Posted 7 days ago
A group of walkers from Halton travelled to a Derbyshire reservoir to trek several routes around the area. The Halton Ramblers visited Lady Bower Reservoir in Derbyshire’s Lower Derwent Valley, which was built between 1935 and 1943 and opened by... Read more
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Newser
Meet the Subject of Netflix's Priciest Show Yet– Sorry Downton Abbey, there's another British period drama on the scene: Queen
Meet the Subject of Netflix's Priciest Show Yet
Newser / Posted 7 days ago
– Sorry Downton Abbey, there's another British period drama on the scene: Queen Elizabeth II will be the subject of Netflix's upcoming show, The Crown, its priciest yet with a budget of nearly $157 million, reports the Telegraph. Flummoxed by that... Read more
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Daily Mail
The Queen and Prince Philip's wedding is reenacted for new dramaThe original royal wedding: The Queen's majestic 1947 nuptials to Philip are br
The Queen and Prince Philip's wedding is reenacted for new drama
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
The original royal wedding: The Queen's majestic 1947 nuptials to Philip are brought to life in spectacular colour scenes for Netflix drama The Crown Elizabeth and Philip's wedding is reenacted for new Netflix drama The Crown The royal wedding in... Read more
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express
Longest to reign over us… pictures show 63 years of the Queen's rule STUNNING photographs charting the Queen’s 63 years on the throne will go on s
Longest to reign over us… pictures show 63 years of the Queen's rule
express / Posted 9 days ago
STUNNING photographs charting the Queen’s 63 years on the throne will go on show on the day she becomes the longest reigning monarch next month. The Long To Reign Over Us... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Golden Horn, Gleneagles to clash in 'race of the year' at YorkYORK (UNITED KINGDOM) - York's Ebor Festival gets off to an explosive start on
Golden Horn, Gleneagles to clash in 'race of the year' at York
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
YORK (UNITED KINGDOM) - York's Ebor Festival gets off to an explosive start on Wednesday with trainer John Gosden's Epsom Derby hero Golden Horn taken on by Aidan O'Brien's exceptional miler Gleneagles. Jockey Frankie Dettori riding Golden Horn... Read more
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The Standard
Horse racing) Leading miler meets colt in major clashThe pair contests in the Group One Juddmonte International. Golden Horn is odds
Horse racing) Leading miler meets colt in major clash
The Standard / Posted 9 days ago
The pair contests in the Group One Juddmonte International. Golden Horn is odds-on favorite to extend his unbeaten record to six. The equine star that has helped shoot jockey Frankie Dettori back into the big time has emerged as the outstanding... Read more
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Daily Mail
Why you will never, EVER see the Queen fidget: She was taught to sit still for hours as a little girl - and her only reward
Why you will never, EVER see the Queen fidget
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
: She was taught to sit still for hours as a little girl - and her only reward was a biscuit! Tantalising secrets of a childhood as strict as it was bizarre The then Princess Elizabeth in a production of... Read more
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Times of Malta
Queen poised for record after rallying troubled monarchyElizabeth II, who is visiting Malta in November for the Commonwealth Heads of G
Queen poised for record after rallying troubled monarchy
Times of Malta / Posted 10 days ago
Elizabeth II, who is visiting Malta in November for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, to become UK’s longest-reigning monarch next month Queen Elizabeth II wearing a day dress designed by Angela Kelly in a portrait taken by British... Read more
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Sporting Life
Charlton: Time ready for York test Many consider the Juddmonte International Stakes to be a two-horse race, but
Charlton: Time ready for York test
Sporting Life / Posted 10 days ago
Many consider the Juddmonte International Stakes to be a two-horse race, but Roger Charlton is convinced Time Test can ruffle a few feathers at York on Wednesday. 3.40 York- Juddmonte International. Click here to... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
British queen poised for record after rallying troubled monarchyBritain's Queen Elizabeth leaves St Martin's in the Fields church after attendi
British queen poised for record after rallying troubled monarchy
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 10 days ago
Britain's Queen Elizabeth leaves St Martin's in the Fields church after attending a service to commemorate the 70th anniversary of VJ Day in London, Britain August 15, 2015. LONDON Queen Elizabeth, who rallied support for the monarchy despite... Read more
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Daily Mail
The Queen rarely loses her temper. But you know it when she does!'This is ridiculous. Where've you been?', the Queen ripped into Philip: Her Maj
The Queen rarely loses her temper. But you know it when she does!
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
'This is ridiculous. Where've you been?', the Queen ripped into Philip: Her Majesty rarely loses her temper. But as a riveting new biography reveals, you know it when she does! The Queen and Prince Philip in Spain. According to a new book, Her... Read more
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iol.co.za
British queen poised for recordREUTERSBritain's Queen Elizabeth leaves St Martin's in the Fields church after
British queen poised for record
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
REUTERSBritain's Queen Elizabeth leaves St Martin's in the Fields church after attending a service to commemorate the 70th anniversary of VJ Day in London. Picture: Neil Hall London - Queen Elizabeth, who rallied support for the monarchy despite... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
British queen poised for record after rallying troubled monarchyLONDON: Queen Elizabeth, who rallied support for the monarchy despite presiding
British queen poised for record after rallying troubled monarchy
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
LONDON: Queen Elizabeth, who rallied support for the monarchy despite presiding over what was once known as the world's most famous dysfunctional family, next month becomes Britain's longest-reigning monarch. She never expected to take the throne... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Queen poised for record after rallying troubled monarchyBritain's Queen Elizabeth leaves St Martin's in the Fields church after attendi
Queen poised for record after rallying troubled monarchy
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 11 days ago
Britain's Queen Elizabeth leaves St Martin's in the Fields church after attending a service to commemorate the 70th anniversary of VJ Day in London, Britain August 15, 2015. LONDON The Queen, who rallied support for the monarchy despite presiding... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Queen Elizabeth poised for record after rallying troubled monarchy Published: 16 August 2015 3:11 PM Britain's Queen Elizabeth is seen wearing
Queen Elizabeth poised for record after rallying troubled monarchy
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 12 days ago
Published: 16 August 2015 3:11 PM Britain's Queen Elizabeth is seen wearing a day dress designed by Angela Kelly in this portrait taken by British photographer Hugo Rittson Thomas.... Read more
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Independent
VJ Day anniversary: Veterans parade through central London in memory of those who fell in the war against JapanSeventy years ago there was a steady stream of drizzle, as tens of thousands ga
VJ Day anniversary: Veterans parade through central London in memory of those who fell in the war against Japan
Independent / Posted 12 days ago
Seventy years ago there was a steady stream of drizzle, as tens of thousands gathered to watch King George VI drive down the Mall in an open-top carriage to mark the end of the Second World War. Today though, the sun was shining, just enough to... Read more
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International Business Times
Queen leads London's VJ Day 70th anniversary celebrations The Queen will lead the events for the 70th anniversary VJ Day, the day Japan s
Queen leads London's VJ Day 70th anniversary celebrations
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
The Queen will lead the events for the 70th anniversary VJ Day, the day Japan surrendered, ending the Second World War. She will be joined by the Duke of Edinburgh, Prime Minister David Cameron and former prisoners of war at a remembrance service at... Read more
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Independent
VJ Day: Queen to lead commemorations as police urge public to attend in face of bomb threatsA series of events will commemorate the sacrifices of British Second World War
VJ Day: Queen to lead commemorations as police urge public to attend in face of bomb threats
Independent / Posted 12 days ago
A series of events will commemorate the sacrifices of British Second World War forces who fought and died defeating Japan. The Metropolitan Police is encouraging people to continue with their plans to attend or take part in events as normal... Read more
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ITV.com
Royal family to lead VJ Day 70th anniversary ceremoniesThe Queen, other members of the royal family and the Prime Minister will lead e
Royal family to lead VJ Day 70th anniversary ceremonies
ITV.com / Posted 13 days ago
The Queen, other members of the royal family and the Prime Minister will lead events marking the 70th anniversary of VJ Day today. The nation will commemorate the sacrifices of British Second World War forces who fought and died defeating... Read more
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Daily Mail
Diana was in a crash? They must have greased the brakes, said QueenDiana was in a crash? They must have greased the brakes, said the Queen: A new
Diana was in a crash? They must have greased the brakes, said Queen
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Diana was in a crash? They must have greased the brakes, said the Queen: A new book reveals the astonishing words that lay bare the Royals' troubled relationship New book looks at the complex relationship between the Queen and Diana Pictures... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Queen's startling remarks 'they must have greased the breaks'Queen Elizabeth ll and Prince Charles attend 06 July 2004, the unveiling of a f
Queen's startling remarks 'they must have greased the breaks'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Queen Elizabeth ll and Prince Charles attend 06 July 2004, the unveiling of a fountain built in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales, in London's Hyde Park. Photo / Getty Images When messages began to filter through from Paris to the Royal Family's... Read more
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express
How people across the globe celebrated the end of WW2 on VJ Day in 1945PICTURED: BRITAIN will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of Second Wo
How people across the globe celebrated the end of WW2 on VJ Day in 1945
express / Posted 13 days ago
PICTURED: BRITAIN will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of Second World War tomorrow. Thousands crowded into Piccadilly Circus to celebrate the victory Global... Read more
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International Business Times
VJ Day 70th anniversary: What happened on Victory over Japan Day? Seventy years ago, the unconditional surrender of Japan to the Allies brought a
VJ Day 70th anniversary: What happened on Victory over Japan Day?
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
Seventy years ago, the unconditional surrender of Japan to the Allies brought an end to six years of conflict. Although the Second World War officially ended on 2 September 1945, 15 August – when Japan announced it had accepted the Allied surrender... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Gagne garners silverWinning a Parapan Am Games medal would have been memorable enough for Priscilla
Gagne garners silver
Sarnia Observer / Posted 14 days ago
Winning a Parapan Am Games medal would have been memorable enough for Priscilla Gagne, but standing on a podium so close to home topped it all off. Gagne, who grew up in Sarnia, earned silver in the women's under-52-kilogram judo event Wednesday in... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Work of Britain’s first female war photographer Olive Edis to go on show Olive Edis photographed by Cyril Nunn in the 1950s. She photographed all mem
Work of Britain’s first female war photographer Olive Edis to go on show
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
Olive Edis photographed by Cyril Nunn in the 1950s. She photographed all members of society from north Norfolk fishermen and writers to revolutionary Suffragettes, Prime... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Work of Britain’s first female war photographer Olive Edis to go on show Olive Edis photographed by Cyril Nunn in the 1950s. She photographed all mem
Work of Britain’s first female war photographer Olive Edis to go on show
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 15 days ago
Olive Edis photographed by Cyril Nunn in the 1950s. She photographed all members of society from north Norfolk fishermen and writers to revolutionary Suffragettes, Prime... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Cash windfall for project to boost profile of Sheringham photographer Olive Edis Olive Edis photographed by Cyril Nunn in the 1950s. She photographed all mem
Cash windfall for project to boost profile of Sheringham photographer Olive Edis
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
Olive Edis photographed by Cyril Nunn in the 1950s. She photographed all members of society from north Norfolk fishermen and writers to revolutionary Suffragettes,... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Cash windfall for project to boost profile of Sheringham photographer Olive Edis Olive Edis photographed by Cyril Nunn in the 1950s. She photographed all mem
Cash windfall for project to boost profile of Sheringham photographer Olive Edis
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 16 days ago
Olive Edis photographed by Cyril Nunn in the 1950s. She photographed all members of society from north Norfolk fishermen and writers to revolutionary Suffragettes,... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Remembering Dave Sands, boxing legend and gentle soulDave Sands might have turned in his grave, except that Dave was such a gentle s
Remembering Dave Sands, boxing legend and gentle soul
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 17 days ago
Dave Sands might have turned in his grave, except that Dave was such a gentle soul that he barely knew the emotion of anger. First published in the Sydney Morning Herald on October 26, 1989. Dave Sands might have turned in his grave, except that... Read more
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The Young Witness
Remembering Dave Sands, boxing legend and gentle soulDave Sands might have turned in his grave, except that Dave was such a gentle s
Remembering Dave Sands, boxing legend and gentle soul
The Young Witness / Posted 17 days ago
Dave Sands might have turned in his grave, except that Dave was such a gentle soul that he barely knew the emotion of anger. First published in the Sydney Morning Herald on October 26, 1989. Dave Sands might have turned in his grave, except that... Read more
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Western Advocate
Remembering Dave Sands, boxing legend and gentle soulDave Sands might have turned in his grave, except that Dave was such a gentle s
Remembering Dave Sands, boxing legend and gentle soul
Western Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
Dave Sands might have turned in his grave, except that Dave was such a gentle soul that he barely knew the emotion of anger. First published in the Sydney Morning Herald on October 26, 1989. Dave Sands might have turned in his grave, except that... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Remembering Dave Sands, boxing legend and gentle soulDave Sands might have turned in his grave, except that Dave was such a gentle s
Remembering Dave Sands, boxing legend and gentle soul
Kiama Independent / Posted 17 days ago
Dave Sands might have turned in his grave, except that Dave was such a gentle soul that he barely knew the emotion of anger. First published in the Sydney Morning Herald on October 26, 1989. Dave Sands might have turned in his grave, except that... Read more
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Manning River Times
Remembering Dave Sands, boxing legend and gentle soulDave Sands might have turned in his grave, except that Dave was such a gentle s
Remembering Dave Sands, boxing legend and gentle soul
Manning River Times / Posted 17 days ago
Dave Sands might have turned in his grave, except that Dave was such a gentle soul that he barely knew the emotion of anger. First published in the Sydney Morning Herald on October 26, 1989. Dave Sands might have turned in his grave, except that... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Remembering Dave Sands, boxing legend and gentle soulDave Sands might have turned in his grave, except that Dave was such a gentle s
Remembering Dave Sands, boxing legend and gentle soul
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 17 days ago
Dave Sands might have turned in his grave, except that Dave was such a gentle soul that he barely knew the emotion of anger. First published in the Sydney Morning Herald on October 26, 1989. Dave Sands might have turned in his grave, except that... Read more
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The North West Star
Remembering Dave Sands, boxing legend and gentle soulDave Sands might have turned in his grave, except that Dave was such a gentle s
Remembering Dave Sands, boxing legend and gentle soul
The North West Star / Posted 17 days ago
Dave Sands might have turned in his grave, except that Dave was such a gentle soul that he barely knew the emotion of anger. First published in the Sydney Morning Herald on October 26, 1989. Dave Sands might have turned in his grave, except that... Read more
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