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Oldham Chronicle
War vet on crest of a wave at 90PLUCKY D-Day hero Tom Mayers didn’t think he’d live to see his 18th birthday -
War vet on crest of a wave at 90
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 45 minutes ago
PLUCKY D-Day hero Tom Mayers didn’t think he’d live to see his 18th birthday - never mind his 90th. But he reaches the magnificent milestone today - not that life has been easy. Life was tough from the start, and his mother gave birth to him in the... Read more
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The Hill
Fighting the last warSince the early days of our republic, America’s military has won tough victorie
Fighting the last war
The Hill / Posted 2 hours ago
Since the early days of our republic, America’s military has won tough victories by pursuing innovative tactical advantages and challenging the unwritten rules of how “modern” wars should be fought. In the American Revolution, while the British were... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
First Coast HappeningsTHURSDAY RV MegaShow, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday,
First Coast Happenings
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 hours ago
THURSDAY RV MegaShow, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Jacksonville Equestrian Center, 13611 Normandy Blvd. $8; children 12 and younger get in free; parking free. (813) 741-0488 or frvta.org. Fashion Show and Luncheon,... Read more
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NBC News
WWII Vet Reunites With Wartime Love After 70 YearsAn American World War II veteran and his wartime girlfriend will spend this Val
WWII Vet Reunites With Wartime Love After 70 Years
NBC News / Posted 2 hours ago
An American World War II veteran and his wartime girlfriend will spend this Valentine's Day together following an emotional reunion after more than 70 years apart. Norwood Thomas, 93, laughed Wednesday as he met and hugged Joyce Morris, 88, for the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Moore 'invades' Europe to teach us all some lessonsOf course Michael Moore exaggerates. Of course he engages in cheerful, unabashe
Moore 'invades' Europe to teach us all some lessons
Orange County Register / Posted 5 hours ago
Of course Michael Moore exaggerates. Of course he engages in cheerful, unabashed cherry-picking. Of course he sees black and white where most of us see shades of gray. That doesn’t necessarily mean he’s wrong. It just means he’s being Michael Moore... Read more
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FOXSPORTS.com.au
EuroBeat: Mourinho spotted at BundesligaJOSE Mourinho made an appearance in Germany’s capital on Saturday to watch Hert
EuroBeat: Mourinho spotted at Bundesliga
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 5 hours ago
JOSE Mourinho made an appearance in Germany’s capital on Saturday to watch Hertha Berlin’s Bundesliga home match against high-flying Borussia Dortmund, to the amusement of the visitors’ coach Thomas Tuchel. Mourinho was invited to the match at... Read more
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The Morning Journal
2016 Brooklyn, Kent district schedulesbrooklyn District Top seeds: 1. St. Ignatius, 2. St. Edward, 3. Padua, 4. Rock
2016 Brooklyn, Kent district schedules
The Morning Journal / Posted 6 hours ago
brooklyn District Top seeds: 1. St. Ignatius, 2. St. Edward, 3. Padua, 4. Rocky River Feb. 15 Benedictine vs. Bay, 5:30 Holy Name vs. Brooklyn, 8 Feb. 16 Midview vs. Normandy, 5:30 Avon vs. Avon Lake, 8 Feb. 17 OImsted Falls vs. Chagrin... Read more
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Sky News Australia
War veteran reunited with sweetheartA 93-year-old World War II veteran has reunited with his wartime sweetheart mor
War veteran reunited with sweetheart
Sky News Australia / Posted 7 hours ago
A 93-year-old World War II veteran has reunited with his wartime sweetheart more than 70 years after they last said goodbye. Norwood Thomas was a 21-year-old paratrooper when he met 17-year-old British girl Joyce Morris in London just before D-Day.... Read more
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The News-Herald
2016 Brooklyn, Kent district schedulesbrooklyn District Top seeds: 1. St. Ignatius, 2. St. Edward, 3. Padua, 4. Rock
2016 Brooklyn, Kent district schedules
The News-Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
brooklyn District Top seeds: 1. St. Ignatius, 2. St. Edward, 3. Padua, 4. Rocky River Feb. 15 Benedictine vs. Bay, 5:30 Holy Name vs. Brooklyn, 8 Feb. 16 Midview vs. Normandy, 5:30 Avon vs. Avon Lake, 8 Feb. 17 OImsted Falls vs. Chagrin... Read more
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My EastText
Special Report: The legacy of Camp FanninMore than 70 years ago, America was changed forever. On the morning of December
Special Report: The legacy of Camp Fannin
My EastText / Posted 7 hours ago
More than 70 years ago, America was changed forever. On the morning of December 7, 1941 more than 2,400 Americans were killed in a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The second World War had made it's presence known to the U.S. The attack... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
WWII Veteran Reunites with Wartime Love After 70 YearsNORFOLK, Va. (CBS NEWS) – At 93, Norwood Thomas found love online — the love th
WWII Veteran Reunites with Wartime Love After 70 Years
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 11 hours ago
NORFOLK, Va. (CBS NEWS) – At 93, Norwood Thomas found love online — the love that he lost seven decades ago. In 1944, Thomas was a 21-year-old G.I. stationed outside of London when he met a British 17-year-old named Joyce Durant. “I knew that she... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Timeline of events after fatal police shooting in FergusonFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A year and a half after a police officer fatally shot an u
Timeline of events after fatal police shooting in Ferguson
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 12 hours ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A year and a half after a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, the U.S. Justice Department has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city. Here is a timeline of key... Read more
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Salon.com
Timeline of events after fatal police shooting in FergusonFERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A year and a half after a police officer fatally shot an u
Timeline of events after fatal police shooting in Ferguson
Salon.com / Posted 12 hours ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A year and a half after a police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, the U.S. Justice Department has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city. Here is a timeline of key... Read more
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CBS News
93-year-old WWII vet reunites with wartime loveIn 1944, Thomas was a 21-year-old G.I. stationed outside of London when he met
93-year-old WWII vet reunites with wartime love
CBS News / Posted 12 hours ago
In 1944, Thomas was a 21-year-old G.I. stationed outside of London when he met a British 17-year-old named Joyce Durant. "I knew that she was the girl that I wanted to marry," Thomas said. Looking at a photo of her, he told CBS News that "if she... Read more
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The News-Herald
High school wrestling notes: Perry-Mentor matchup truly an alumni nightWhen Perry travels to Mentor on Feb. 12 for a nonconference dual, the Cardinals
High school wrestling notes: Perry-Mentor matchup truly an alumni night
The News-Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
When Perry travels to Mentor on Feb. 12 for a nonconference dual, the Cardinals will celebrate senior night. They will also celebrate alumni night, which might be a bigger deal than any other time in program history. In nine of the 14 weight... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Pienkowskis celebrate 70 yearsGeorge had just returned from active duty where he served as a front line recon
Pienkowskis celebrate 70 years
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 14 hours ago
George had just returned from active duty where he served as a front line reconnaissance tank machine gunner in World War II. He began his tour of military service in England and from there landed with Allied Forces on Omaha Beach on the third day of... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
World War II veteran reunites with long-lost love after more than 70 yearsNorwood Thomas, 93, hasn’t seen his long-lost love, Joyce Durant Morris, 88, si
World War II veteran reunites with long-lost love after more than 70 years
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 14 hours ago
Norwood Thomas, 93, hasn’t seen his long-lost love, Joyce Durant Morris, 88, since he was a soldier in World War II. “This is about the most wonderful thing that could have happened to me,” Thomas said. They said they are planning to spend... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Wartime sweethearts Norwood Thomas and Joyce Morris reunite after 70 yearsNorwood Thomas, holds up a photo of wartime sweetheart Joyce Morris at his home
Wartime sweethearts Norwood Thomas and Joyce Morris reunite after 70 years
Brisbane Times / Posted 15 hours ago
Norwood Thomas, holds up a photo of wartime sweetheart Joyce Morris at his home in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The pair have just been reunited in Adelaide after more than 70 years apart. Photo: AP Adelaide: They smiled, they hugged, they kissed. And... Read more
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WA Today
Wartime sweethearts Norwood Thomas and Joyce Morris reunite after 70 yearsAdelaide: They smiled, they hugged, they kissed. And in those few moments the
Wartime sweethearts Norwood Thomas and Joyce Morris reunite after 70 years
WA Today / Posted 16 hours ago
Adelaide: They smiled, they hugged, they kissed. And in those few moments the past 70 years just melted away as wartime sweethearts Norwood "Tommy" Thomas and Joyce Morris were reunited. Norwood Thomas, holds up a photo of wartime sweetheart Joyce... Read more
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The Age
Wartime sweethearts Norwood Thomas and Joyce Morris reunite after 70 yearsNorwood Thomas, holds up a photo of wartime sweetheart Joyce Morris at his home
Wartime sweethearts Norwood Thomas and Joyce Morris reunite after 70 years
The Age / Posted 16 hours ago
Norwood Thomas, holds up a photo of wartime sweetheart Joyce Morris at his home in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The pair have just been reunited in Adelaide after more than 70 years apart. Photo: AP Adelaide: They smiled, they hugged, they kissed. And... Read more
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Canberra Times
Wartime sweethearts Norwood Thomas and Joyce Morris reunite after 70 yearsNorwood Thomas, holds up a photo of wartime sweetheart Joyce Morris at his home
Wartime sweethearts Norwood Thomas and Joyce Morris reunite after 70 years
Canberra Times / Posted 16 hours ago
Norwood Thomas, holds up a photo of wartime sweetheart Joyce Morris at his home in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The pair have just been reunited in Adelaide after more than 70 years apart. Photo: AP Adelaide: They smiled, they hugged, they kissed. And... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Task force arrests Bellevue man after home invasionThe U.S Marshals Service Metro Area Fugitive Task Force arrested a man who is b
Task force arrests Bellevue man after home invasion
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 17 hours ago
The U.S Marshals Service Metro Area Fugitive Task Force arrested a man who is believed to be connected to a January home invasion. Authorities say Brandon McKinley, 27, is accused of the robbery at Normandy Hills Apartments on Jan. 21 in Sarpy... Read more
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ABC News
WWII Veteran Reunites With Long-Lost Love After 70 Years ApartAfter a 10,000-mile long flight from Virginia to Australia, a World War II U.S.
WWII Veteran Reunites With Long-Lost Love After 70 Years Apart
ABC News / Posted 17 hours ago
After a 10,000-mile long flight from Virginia to Australia, a World War II U.S. army veteran finally reunited with his wartime girlfriend today after recently reconnecting online. For the first time in over 70 years, Norwood Thomas, 93, came... Read more
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Spalding Today
Holbeach thankgiving eveningThe people who have supported Harold Payne’s charity efforts on behalf of war v
Holbeach thankgiving evening
Spalding Today / Posted 19 hours ago
The people who have supported Harold Payne’s charity efforts on behalf of war veterans and their families were thanked on Saturday evening. A total of 320 people attended a buffet and evening of entertainment at Holbeach Community Centre arranged by... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Wartime sweethearts Norwood Thomas and Joyce Morris reunite after 70 yearsNorwood Thomas, holds up a photo of wartime sweetheart Joyce Morris at his home
Wartime sweethearts Norwood Thomas and Joyce Morris reunite after 70 years
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
Norwood Thomas, holds up a photo of wartime sweetheart Joyce Morris at his home in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The pair have just been reunited in Adelaide after more than 70 years apart. Photo: AP Adelaide: They smiled, they hugged, they kissed. And... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Development todayWednesday, February 10, 10:12 AM EST The Daily Record will regularly provide u
Development today
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 20 hours ago
Wednesday, February 10, 10:12 AM EST The Daily Record will regularly provide updates about building permits and development plans filed with the city and other agencies. � Gate Petroleum Co., 9540 San Jose Blvd., contractor is Auld & White... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
French coastal town inundated by sea foamRelated Stories Winds of up to 140 kilometers per hour battered parts of Britt
French coastal town inundated by sea foam
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 21 hours ago
Related Stories Winds of up to 140 kilometers per hour battered parts of Brittany and Normandy. Strong waves were captured on video lashing the coast in the town of Saint-Guénolé in Brittany. You will also see sea foam has washed ashore as a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
US veteran reunites with English wartime girlfriend after 71 years in AustraliaHe was dispatched to fight in the Battle of Normandy but later wrote to her fro
US veteran reunites with English wartime girlfriend after 71 years in Australia
Daily Telegraph / Posted 23 hours ago
He was dispatched to fight in the Battle of Normandy but later wrote to her from the United States, saying she should join him and “make my house a home”. But she misunderstood the invitation, thinking that he was already married and intended to... Read more
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SKY News
Wartime Sweethearts Reunite After 72 YearsA 93-year-old World War II veteran has reunited with his wartime sweetheart mor
Wartime Sweethearts Reunite After 72 Years
SKY News / Posted 23 hours ago
A 93-year-old World War II veteran has reunited with his wartime sweetheart more than 70 years after they last said goodbye. Norwood Thomas was a 21-year-old paratrooper when he met 17-year-old British girl Joyce Morris in London just before D-Day.... Read more
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thebee
Wartime Sweethearts Reunite After 72 YearsA 93-year-old World War II veteran has reunited with his wartime sweetheart mor
Wartime Sweethearts Reunite After 72 Years
thebee / Posted 23 hours ago
A 93-year-old World War II veteran has reunited with his wartime sweetheart more than 70 years after they last said goodbye. Norwood Thomas was a 21-year-old paratrooper when he met 17-year-old British girl Joyce Morris in London just before D-Day.... Read more
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Perth Now
Wartime sweethearts reunite after 70 years They smiled, they hugged, they kissed. And in those few moments the past 70
Wartime sweethearts reunite after 70 years
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
They smiled, they hugged, they kissed. And in those few moments the past 70 years just melted away as wartime sweethearts Norwood "Tommy" Thomas and Joyce Morris were reunited. Mr Thomas, 93, who now... Read more
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FOX News
Online campaign to reunite D-Day vet with wartime sweetheartSupporters of a World War II veteran started an online fundraising push to send
Online campaign to reunite D-Day vet with wartime sweetheart
FOX News / Posted yesterday
Supporters of a World War II veteran started an online fundraising push to send him to Australia, so he could reunite with his wartime love in person, more than seven decades later. Norwood Thomas, 93, was all smiles as he spoke to 88-year-old Joyce... Read more
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Sky News Australia
War vet to be reunited with sweetheartA 93-year-old US World War II veteran has arrived in Adelaide to spend Valentin
War vet to be reunited with sweetheart
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
A 93-year-old US World War II veteran has arrived in Adelaide to spend Valentine's Day with his wartime sweetheart after more than 70 years apart. Norwood Thomas touched down on Wednesday after travelling from Virginia and told reporters he was 'a... Read more
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Adelaide Now
War vet to be reunited with sweetheart A 93-year-old US World War II veteran has arrived in Adelaide to spend Valent
War vet to be reunited with sweetheart
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
A 93-year-old US World War II veteran has arrived in Adelaide to spend Valentine's Day with his wartime sweetheart after more than 70 years apart. Norwood Thomas touched down on Wednesday after travelling from... Read more
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Herald Sun
War vet to be reunited with sweetheart A 93-year-old US World War II veteran has arrived in Adelaide to spend Valent
War vet to be reunited with sweetheart
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
A 93-year-old US World War II veteran has arrived in Adelaide to spend Valentine's Day with his wartime sweetheart after more than 70 years apart. Norwood Thomas touched down on Wednesday after travelling from... Read more
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Weekly Times
War vet to be reunited with sweetheart A 93-year-old US World War II veteran has arrived in Adelaide to spend Valent
War vet to be reunited with sweetheart
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
A 93-year-old US World War II veteran has arrived in Adelaide to spend Valentine's Day with his wartime sweetheart after more than 70 years apart. Norwood Thomas touched down on Wednesday after travelling from... Read more
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The Current
Campus Crime Report: February 8 EditionBy Sarah Hayes, A&E Editor The following is a series of daily crime reports is
Campus Crime Report: February 8 Edition
The Current / Posted yesterday
By Sarah Hayes, A&E Editor The following is a series of daily crime reports issued by the University of Missouri—St. Louis Police Department (UMSL PD) since the week of January 25. As of this report, the UMSL PD has not updated their daily incident... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
American WWII veteran arrives in Adelaide to meet long-lost girlfriendAmerican World War II veteran Norwood Thomas arrives in Adelaide to meet long-l
American WWII veteran arrives in Adelaide to meet long-lost girlfriend
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
American World War II veteran Norwood Thomas arrives in Adelaide to meet long-lost girlfriend An American World War II veteran has arrived in Adelaide to be reunited with his first love after more than 70 years. Norwood Thomas, now 93, has not seen... Read more
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Adelaide Now
How to speed through airport securityA bit of preparation can help speed up your airport security experience. OUR h
How to speed through airport security
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
A bit of preparation can help speed up your airport security experience. OUR holiday expert Doc Holiday answers all your travel questions. SAVVY ON SECURITY DO YOU have any tips to help get through the long security queues at airports? Doc: Those... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
How to speed through airport securityCheap flights to Europe, Scoot flight advice and how to speed through airport s
How to speed through airport security
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Cheap flights to Europe, Scoot flight advice and how to speed through airport security | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website A bit of preparation can help speed... Read more
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Perth Now
How to speed through airport securityA bit of preparation can help speed up your airport security experience. OUR h
How to speed through airport security
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
A bit of preparation can help speed up your airport security experience. OUR holiday expert Doc Holiday answers all your travel questions. SAVVY ON SECURITY DO YOU have any tips to help get through the long security queues at airports? Doc: Those... Read more
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The Manila Times
Lyon eyes Cup coup at weary ParisFebruary 9, 2016 11:33 pm PARIS: Lyon travel to Paris Saint-Germain in the Fre
Lyon eyes Cup coup at weary Paris
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
February 9, 2016 11:33 pm PARIS: Lyon travel to Paris Saint-Germain in the French Cup last-16 on Wednesday for a game that the champions, feeling stretched, tried to reschedule with their Champions League clash... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Footballer, RAF gunner and ‘true hero’ from Newham dies Ronald Valentine Higgins, pictured in his football kit during his youth RAF
Footballer, RAF gunner and ‘true hero’ from Newham dies
Newham Recorder / Posted yesterday
Ronald Valentine Higgins, pictured in his football kit during his youth RAF gunner and footballer Ronald Valentine Higgins – so named because he was born on February 14 in 1923 – has died aged... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Royal Oak OKs WWII kissing statue to grab attention for memorial fundraisingThe way has been cleared for a massive statue depicting an iconic photo of a Wo
Royal Oak OKs WWII kissing statue to grab attention for memorial fundraising
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted yesterday
The way has been cleared for a massive statue depicting an iconic photo of a World War II sailor kissing a nurse to come to Royal Oak and help fundraising efforts to build a war memorial in the city. Debbie Hollis, president of the The Michigan... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
French honour given to D-Day soldier, 94A Second World War veteran from Aynho has been presented with the Légion d’Honn
French honour given to D-Day soldier, 94
Banbury Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
A Second World War veteran from Aynho has been presented with the Légion d’Honneur. Peter Smith, 94, received his medal, France’s premier honour, from the Lord-Lieutenant of Northants David Laing, at a private ceremony at his home in front of... Read more
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The Irish Times
Máire T Robinson: Sheela-na-gigs and writing what you don’t knowWrite what you know is an oft-quoted piece of advice, but also one that is high
Máire T Robinson: Sheela-na-gigs and writing what you don’t know
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
Write what you know is an oft-quoted piece of advice, but also one that is highly subjective. Taken at face value, it could suggest that we write about our own experiences verbatim, creating fiction that is barely-disguised biography. Alternatively,... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
The latest court results from the St Albans area Results published in the Herts Advertiser are taken from St Albans, Watford a
The latest court results from the St Albans area
Herts Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
Results published in the Herts Advertiser are taken from St Albans, Watford and Hatfield Magistrates Courts and are published without prejudice. Stephen Harrison: of London Road, Shenley, was fined... Read more
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Wired News
Why Jeep’s $10M Super Bowl Ad Only Used a Third of the ScreenJeep’s quiet “Portraits” ad was among the most memorable spots during the Super
Why Jeep’s $10M Super Bowl Ad Only Used a Third of the Screen
Wired News / Posted 2 days ago
Jeep’s quiet “Portraits” ad was among the most memorable spots during the Super Bowl, and not just because it featured a montage of black-and-white photos and a jaunty piano score. What makes it so unusual is Jeep spent $10 million for the 60-second... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Veteran travels 10,500 miles to visit wartime girlfriendOld mates reunite on Skype before the trip. Photo / AP • Norwood Thomas, 93, i
Veteran travels 10,500 miles to visit wartime girlfriend
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Old mates reunite on Skype before the trip. Photo / AP • Norwood Thomas, 93, is flying across the globe to reunite with Joyce Morris, 88, the woman he dated while stationed in England during the war • Thomas, from Norfolk, Virginia, was 21 when he... Read more
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Games Radar
Is it time to bring back World War 2 shooters? Here’s what you thinkThere’s a reason Second World War shooters went away: fatigue. They didn’t stop
Is it time to bring back World War 2 shooters? Here’s what you think
Games Radar / Posted 2 days ago
There’s a reason Second World War shooters went away: fatigue. They didn’t stop being good, they just got tired like an overused muscle. Medal Of Honor, Call Of Duty, Brothers in Arms - even things like The Saboteur - wore the material to a tissue... Read more
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