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2014/07/26 18:53
2014/07/26 18:53
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These are the forgotten medals that hold the secret to a tragic tale of First World War heroism – and cruel prejudice. They belonged to Captain John Osborn Walford, a brave Brummie who battled...
2014/07/26 18:53
2014/07/26 18:53
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2014/07/26 11:38
2014/07/26 11:38
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... in Nottingham, 117 years ago, Albert Ball was born. Sort of a self-made man who went on to be Lord Mayor of Nottingham, Albert had quite a happy childhood. He's a bit of daredevil by all...
2014/07/25 13:54
2014/07/25 13:54
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It was during much needed respite from the trenches that teenager Bertie Gray would optimistically pen the words that he was “beginning to feel sure that God will spare me to come back to you all...
2014/07/24 11:51
2014/07/24 11:51
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Vicar in the trenches: The story of Reverend Theodore Hardy in the Great War COMMEMORATIONS of the Great War feature soldiers, painters and poets. But there was one breed of non-combatants that has...
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2014/07/24 11:31
2014/07/24 11:31
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TFH-1MechBde-2013-111 Was the British involvement in Afghanistan worth it? CHRIS BISHOP talks to the final commander of Task Force Helmand To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged...
2014/07/22 19:01
2014/07/22 19:01
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Retired British army colonel was killed by robbers on holiday in Kenya, an inquest heard A RETIRED British Army colonel who commanded paratroopers during the notorious Bloody Sunday incident was shot...
2014/07/22 18:12
2014/07/22 18:12
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Last Thursday, the newly refurbished first world war galleries at the Imperial War Museum finally reopened. One of the most poignant moments in the evening was when the director general of the museum,...
2014/07/21 14:07
2014/07/21 14:07
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First world war: The mother who watched her six sons go off to war014 Six brothers 1 Just under a year ago, Lynne Langdon began examining a mass of old letters, documents and photographs –...
2014/07/18 17:08
2014/07/18 17:08
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Gavin & Stacey star Ruth Jones has described receiving an MBE as the "icing on the cake" of her career so far. The actress who co-created the popular comedy drama was presented with the award by the...
2014/07/15 05:43
2014/07/15 05:43
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MORE than 40 years on, a Kiama Downs Vietnam veteran vividly recalls an environment of "the quick or the dead", while aiming to preserve the legacy of Australia's involvement in the conflict. Vietnam...
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2014/07/15 00:36
2014/07/15 00:36
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VIETNAM veteran, author and Vietnam Battlefield guide, Lt Col Gary McKay (MC) Retired will be giving an address at Lismore Workers' Club at the end of the month. Gary McKay was conscripted into...
2014/07/13 09:27
2014/07/13 09:27
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Blackadder really did go forth in the First World War ... and his legacy is something of a Sussex mystery. Forget the cynical, cowardly opportunist immortalised on television by Rowan Atkinson. This...
2014/07/12 10:53
2014/07/12 10:53
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They were the forgotten army in World War One: the Allied soldiers whose time in the trenches has been airbrushed from history. You have to search hard to find their faces in the grainy, scarred...
2014/07/12 04:19
2014/07/12 04:19
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A soldier blown up 17 times by insurgent attacks has received a Military Cross from the Prince of Wales A soldier nicknamed “bomb magnet” after being blown up 17 times by insurgent attacks in his...
2014/07/11 18:19
2014/07/11 18:19
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The voices of writers such as Vera Brittain still bring us closer to WWI's sobering legacy. A century after the outbreak of World War I, the voices of writers such as Vera Brittain bring us closer to...
2014/07/11 17:42
2014/07/11 17:42
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One doctor at least thought that the intermittent blindness his patient suffered had a hysterical origin. The mettle of this soldier was beyond dispute. He had received his Iron Cross, First Class...
2014/07/11 17:14
2014/07/11 17:14
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Worldwide mission to honour Thame's war heroes A PROJECT to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War has begun in memory of all men from Thame who fought and died in conflicts over the...
2014/07/11 02:51
2014/07/11 02:51
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A 15-year-old boy will appear in court today accused of murdering a teacher who was stabbed to death in her classroom.Denning in court over sex charges A former Radio 1 DJ is due in court today to...
2014/07/08 18:37
2014/07/08 18:37
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... meet it is and passing sweet To live in peace with others, But sweeter still and far more meet To die in war for brothers.” Three years later, that naive “meet and sweet” sentiment appeared,...
2014/07/08 06:09
2014/07/08 06:09
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He’s best known for being the well-spoken English captain played by Rowan Atkinson in the BBC’s popular Blackadder series. But genealogy experts have revealed that the real-life Edmund Blackadder is...
2014/07/26 18:53
2014/07/26 18:53
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