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2014/10/19 19:09
2014/10/19 19:09
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On the third stop, Hibbert slipped over the side and zigzagged through some gardens to hide under a pile of logs. The guard panicked and shot dead six others in the back of the lorry; for Hibbert it...
2014/10/19 19:09
2014/10/19 19:09
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2014/10/18 15:48
2014/10/18 15:48
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The horrors of the First World War as seen by some of the finest creative minds of the generation are laid bare in an exhibition of poignant art, personal diaries and hand-written letters at Newcastle...
2014/10/15 12:07
2014/10/15 12:07
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First World War: Pilot shot down by German fighter is visited in hospital by the very man who fires at himDavid Miller in his Royal Observer Corps uniform Some of Alistair Miller’s ancestors were...
2014/10/14 08:26
2014/10/14 08:26
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Liverpool Cricket Club staged its own commemoration of the outbreak of World War I by re-creating a celebratory dinner held in honour of a Merseyside war hero and former player. The seven-course...
2014/10/13 17:26
2014/10/13 17:26
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MONTREAL - Canada produced some of the First World War's top air aces. Here are sketches of some of the most prominent: William (Billy) Bishop Born in Owen Sound, Ont., on Feb. 8, 1894; died on...
2014/10/13 10:15
2014/10/13 10:15
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A platoon commander who ordered an attack on civilian bamboo pickers during the Vietnam War believing them to be the enemy says he wants to reveal the truth in case if he and his former soldiers are...
2014/10/12 12:59
2014/10/12 12:59
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Snow Bird, who maintains form, may repeat in the A. P. Race Horse Owners Association Trophy (1,600m), the main event of the races to be held here on Monday (Oct. 13). S. RANGARAJAN MEMORIAL CUP...
2014/10/11 19:05
2014/10/11 19:05
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A British former army major who was awarded a top bravery medal for service in Afghanistan has had it withdrawn after an investigation. Major Robert Armstrong was awarded the Military Cross for his...
2014/10/11 11:28
2014/10/11 11:28
11d
Major Robert Armstrong (right) has become the first British soldier to have his military honour stripped(Ministry of Defence) A former British Army major has become the first member of the armed...
2014/10/09 14:24
2014/10/09 14:24
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Aviator Sir Charles Kingsford Smith. Smithy Sir Charles Kingsford Smith was once the most famous and popular Australian in the world. More famous than Don Bradman, if only because his exploits in the...
2014/10/07 09:24
2014/10/07 09:24
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Pat and Iona with a photograph of 'Uncle Walter'. Picture: Gary Anthony. WHEN the story of football hero turned war hero Walter Tull comes to Eden Court in new play The Hallowed Turf, watching will...
2014/10/06 09:11
2014/10/06 09:11
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IT was an extraordinary friendship forged in extraordinary circumstances, but which led to the creation of some of the greatest war poetry of the 20th century. When Siegfried Sassoon protested about...
2014/10/05 12:09
2014/10/05 12:09
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Today Cpl Bainbridge, who had to return from Afghanistan after being wounded by a Taliban grenade, will fly to Argentina to begin a 2,000-mile voyage through the Southern Ocean, regarded as some of...
2014/10/04 07:09
2014/10/04 07:09
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The political memoir he is writing is called My Thirty Years War. I am – or was – helping him with the structure and narrative that will open with the moment that Margaret Thatcher once led my father...
2014/10/03 12:41
2014/10/03 12:41
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Inside Oxford with Alison Boulton Ernest Hemingway’s definition of courage: grace under pressure, is played out again and again in heroic actions by men and women in their daily lives. Faced with a...
2014/09/28 20:37
2014/09/28 20:37
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Tull, who died fighting on the Somme in 1918, will be played by Nathan Ives-Moiba who has already impressed in the role on stage. He was also the second black professional footballer to play in...
2014/09/26 23:09
2014/09/26 23:09
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He has resigned from the Army and will leave within three months, saying that now the conflict in Afghanistan is all but over many were finding it difficult to go back to the normal routines of...
2014/09/24 16:07
2014/09/24 16:07
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War history: Demolishing the persistent myths of The Great WarBritish soldiers in a trench in France on Christmas Day, 1916, make merry with paper hats from crackers while a sentry uses a mirror to...
2014/09/24 15:26
2014/09/24 15:26
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A SECOND World War veteran has returned to the Netherlands to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem. Toby Thomas, aged 98, was touched by the gratitude shown by crowds of Dutch...
2014/09/24 05:48
2014/09/24 05:48
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Across the Belgian city of Antwerp, North tank hero David Silvertop is remembered. But in his family’s home North East region Lieut. Col Silvertop is “almost the unknown warrior”, according to...
2014/10/19 19:09
2014/10/19 19:09
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