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2014/09/17 18:09
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Nogara arranged for him to hide in a cell in the Collegio Rosmini, a Catholic seminary. Italians were being rounded up in their thousands and sent to Germany in cattle trucks to work. The German HQ...
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2014/09/17 08:24
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The borough’s education boss has vowed she will ‘not desert Wokingham’ after being selected to run for Parliament in North West Durham. Councillor Charlotte Haitham Taylor is the Conservative Party’s...
2014/09/14 00:13
2014/09/14 00:13
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FIGHTER: Ricky at the Invictus Games [Karwai Tang] Ricky Fergusson told of his relief his comrades are coming home safe and sound when British troops pull out of the war zone for good next...
2014/09/12 12:15
2014/09/12 12:15
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It’s estimated that half of the pilots who served in the First World War died and the life expectancy of airmen on the Western Front was merely weeks. It was a risky endeavour to take to the skies to...
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2014/09/12 07:56
2014/09/12 07:56
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There was Dave Gallaher, the captain of the original New Zealand All Blacks team. Gallaher was too old to be conscripted, but when his two brothers were killed in the war, he falsified his age and...
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2014/09/12 02:21
2014/09/12 02:21
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Revealed: The astonishing fan mail sent to British First World War fighter pilot by the German airmen he took prisoner Captain Gerald Gibbs forced German plane to land and captured two airmen Took...
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2014/09/10 07:22
2014/09/10 07:22
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AS the first black officer in the British Army, Walter Tull’s life was portrayed in a remarkable new play premiered at the Octagon Theatre — now he will be commemorated on a new £5 coin. Melanie...
2014/09/09 15:05
2014/09/09 15:05
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Book celebrates the bravery of a wartime hero among many heroes Harry Daniels of Wymondham, who received the Victoria Cross. een 24.12.07 A Wymondham soldier who was awarded the Army’s most...
2014/09/07 08:34
2014/09/07 08:34
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A RETIRED Bordertown farmer will be given a rare insight into his father’s World War I experience after an amazing discovery during the renovation of a Sydney home. Ripping up floorboards in old...
2014/09/07 05:07
2014/09/07 05:07
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The roots of the U.S. Air Force run very deep in the Golden Triangle. Columbus Air Force Base opened in 1942 as Kaye Field of the Army Air Corps but the town had been seeking an air base since the...
2014/09/05 02:46
2014/09/05 02:46
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RIPPING up floorboards in old houses usually yields nothing more historic than rot and mummified rats. But the State Library of NSW is the richer for what Glen Butler found while renovating his...
2014/09/04 14:16
2014/09/04 14:16
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September has arrived and with it the expectation that in a few weeks — maybe just a couple — we will experience our first fall frosts. We have to start thinking about bringing indoors plants that we...
2014/09/04 13:56
2014/09/04 13:56
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That was the case with the whirlwind tour of George Pearkes, who spent a day at Camp Petawawa in September, 1957. In fact, Petawawa was one of the first military installations the former major general...
2014/09/03 23:47
2014/09/03 23:47
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He had bad eyesight, poor health, a nervous personality and his first experience of enemy fire left him so shaken his fellow pilots thought he was a coward. Yet Edward “Mick” Mannock went on to...
2014/09/03 14:13
2014/09/03 14:13
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Former Royal Engineer search adviser Craig Gadd, 41, from Hull, lost his left leg above the knee after standing on an IED. He said: “Everyone can be a sportsman no matter what disabilities they have...
2014/09/03 01:12
2014/09/03 01:12
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The first black officer in the British Army will be remembered on a special set of coins released by the Royal Mint as part of commemorations of the centenary of the first world war. Kent-born Walter...
2014/09/02 12:16
2014/09/02 12:16
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The de Havilland Aircraft Museum has opened a Great War commemorative exhibition, with a special mural depicting a typical de Havilland fighter aircraft in action. The exhibition at Salisbury Hall...
2014/08/30 19:53
2014/08/30 19:53
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The police rampage in Ferguson, Missouri has increased public awareness of police militarization and drawn well-deserved attention to writers like Radley Balko who’ve documented the proliferation of...
2014/08/26 08:30
2014/08/26 08:30
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Richie Benaud is among 15 inaugural inductees to the SCG Media Hall of Honour celebrating almost 130 years of sporting glory at one of Australia’s most treasured grounds. Although one OF four members...
2014/08/26 07:36
2014/08/26 07:36
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By PNA and U.S. News Agency / Asian Philippine Army (PA) MGen. Aurelio B. Baladad, Commander of the 3rd Infantry Division, said that Antique and Aklan provinces in Panay island are now being...
2014/09/17 18:09
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