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2014/11/21 08:17
2014/11/21 08:17
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Captured by the Nazis and treated as a spy, Captain Roy Wooldridge was told he must reveal all about his secret mission or be shot dead. Despite being grilled by the Gestapo, the British soldier...
2014/11/21 08:17
2014/11/21 08:17
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2014/11/20 19:30
2014/11/20 19:30
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By Esther Callens The number of war heroes that transitioned before their story could be told is incalculable. Thus said –Andrew Davidson, noted author, has made available an amazing book that...
2014/11/19 12:38
2014/11/19 12:38
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It was quite a remarkable coincidence when a World War One hero from Radcliffe was honoured by his peers - on the exact day that hostilities ceased. On November 11, 1918, a meeting of the Urban...
2014/11/18 16:21
2014/11/18 16:21
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Incredible tale of the British soldier who survived WWI, signed up aged 52 to fight the Nazis as an air gunner, was shot down and emerged unscathed from reprisals in aftermath of the Great...
2014/11/17 15:21
2014/11/17 15:21
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Meet the green-fingered prince (and it's NOT Charles): Harry set to take part in next year's Chelsea Flower Show with 'African-themed' charity garden Prince Harry, 30, is overseeing the creation of...
2014/11/16 20:09
2014/11/16 20:09
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Dugdale was commissioned into the Grenadier Guards and posted to the 3rd Battalion. In 1943 he was awarded a Military Cross for leading his platoon up a Tunisian hillside under intense fire to knock...
2014/11/16 16:16
2014/11/16 16:16
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Aviator notched up almost 1200 hours, 11 victories and military honours over France. Blenheim-born Captain Clive Franklyn Collett MC and Bar, became New Zealand's first fighter ace with 11...
2014/11/14 22:47
2014/11/14 22:47
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As Bernard Green crawled his way through a tunnel beneath the razor wire of Stalag Luft III, his mind flashed back to the muddy trenches of the Somme. At 55 he was by far the eldest of 78 men who...
2014/11/14 17:53
2014/11/14 17:53
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Former Aston Villa chairman Sir William Dugdale has lifted the lid on his battles with Doug Ellis in his revealing new memoirs. Sir William, known as Bill, outlines how he and other board members...
2014/11/13 10:05
2014/11/13 10:05
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For many years, Corinthians held their own against the rise of professionalism and effectively became a type of football missionary by taking the game to the four corners of the globe. Voices of boys...
2014/11/13 02:10
2014/11/13 02:10
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IN MEMORY: Volunteers collect the poppies from the Tower moat to pack for delivery to their owners [PA] They began pulling up 888,246 ceramic flowers that make up the Blood Swept Lands And Seas Of...
2014/11/12 18:08
2014/11/12 18:08
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A church has launched a social media campaign to find family and friends of a former Welsh Guardsman amid fears that no-one will attend his funeral. Harold Morgan, 85, will be remembered at a service...
2014/11/12 01:13
2014/11/12 01:13
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A HISTORIC solid bronze plaque created in 1921 to remember ten former pupils from Bromsgrove County High School who died in the First World War has been rededicated. The memorial, which was feared...
2014/11/11 20:57
2014/11/11 20:57
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RETIRING Ballina MP Don Page has used his valedictory speech in NSW Parliament as a rallying cry to keep coal seam gas out of his electorate and to push for the Northern Rivers Rail Trail to get...
2014/11/11 16:21
2014/11/11 16:21
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The great escapes of a war hero: Incredible story of the SAS paratrooper who survived a firing squad, fled a POW camp and was shot four times in battle revealed Lieutenant Percy 'Clem' Clement was...
2014/11/11 09:51
2014/11/11 09:51
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And today, to mark Armistice Day, a Frenchman and his village are to be recognised for helping to honour his name. Jacky Duminy is the mayor of Ors, the village close to where Wilfred Owen died on...
2014/11/11 00:51
2014/11/11 00:51
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Great Escape hero who survived two world wars THE story of a hero who fought in both world wars and was the oldest man to break out of Stalag Luft III in the “Great Escape” is told in a book by his...
2014/11/11 00:30
2014/11/11 00:30
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Almost 75 years ago, my Irish grandmother, Nellie Loftus Foley, sent three of her four sons off to fight in what President Franklin Delano Roosevelt called the war for the "four freedoms." My father,...
2014/11/10 23:54
2014/11/10 23:54
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On Veterans Day a decade ago, I was with Task Force 2-2 of the U.S. Army’s 1st Infantry Division—the Big Red One—as it stormed Fallujah. Its men fought house to house rooting out insurgents, some up...
2014/11/10 20:18
2014/11/10 20:18
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When Langley farmers opened their copies of the British Columbian weekly of June 30, 1914, it was the 100th birthday of New Westminster’s Mrs. George Debeck that dominated the Fraser Valley...
2014/11/21 08:17
2014/11/21 08:17
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