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2015/04/25 05:16
2015/04/25 05:16
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... courage of the low-flying crews that night ... is something that has inspired generations of RAF personnel". Mr Munro agrees the type of flying the Dambusters did was unlike anything fighter...
2015/04/25 05:16
2015/04/25 05:16
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2015/04/24 07:56
2015/04/24 07:56
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IWM Duxford pays flying tribute with Victory in Europe Day air show RAF Duxford VE Day parade. Credit: IWM Duxford Imperial War Museum Duxford is commemorating the 70th anniversary of Victory in...
2015/04/23 09:58
2015/04/23 09:58
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... go until the Costume Institute Gala 2015, which will take place at NYC's famed Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday, May 4. And while the theme ("China: Through the Looking Glass") and...
2015/04/23 08:31
2015/04/23 08:31
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Ceremony will honour Polish Air Force at wartime RAF Coltishall Master Pilot Tadeusz Tadek Symanski with his daughter Halinka, whose name he gave his aircraft. Now Halina Cullum, and living in...
2015/04/22 00:51
2015/04/22 00:51
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... few years, joining the French Foreign Legion, winning the Croix de Guerre, serving with the RAF as a rear-gunner, and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Medal for bravery and being shot down...
2015/04/21 14:47
2015/04/21 14:47
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... April 24, 2011, file photo, the royal warship Vasa is seen at the Vasamuseet museum in Stockholm. Swedish scientists said Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 that the Vasa, a 17th century...
2015/04/21 05:42
2015/04/21 05:42
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Jack Sulsters, of Bundaberg. Ninety-five year-old DutchmanJack Sulsters with the model aircraft he has donated to the Kiama-Jamberoo RSL.Photo2.jpg Allan Connor (left) with his crew from the...
2015/04/20 09:01
2015/04/20 09:01
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... a dim view of pilots who mangle their planes. During the Second World War every aircraft was especially valuable, with the Fleet Air Arm playing a more crucial role in fighting than is...
2015/04/20 03:28
2015/04/20 03:28
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Les Munro, is presenting his gallantry medals, flight logbooks and associated memorabilia to the Museum of Transport and Technology in a special hand-over ceremony at MOTAT on Wednesday 15 April at...
2015/04/19 03:58
2015/04/19 03:58
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... in warfare. It is indiscriminate," said Piet Chielens, curator at the In Flanders' Fields Museum in nearby Ypres. And what's more, he said, "you create psychological terror." Foaming at the...
2015/04/17 18:37
2015/04/17 18:37
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Within a year, Dr Tucker had been sacked from his job at the museum and found himself at the beginning of a legal battle to try to regain his post which pitted him against, among others, the...
2015/04/16 01:21
2015/04/16 01:21
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... a tsunami of praise after his recently announced retirement as director of the British Museum — where he boosted visitor numbers with blockbuster shows such as Pompeii, China’s Terracotta...
2015/04/15 07:16
2015/04/15 07:16
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... to the assembled dignitaries during the hand over of his World War 2 medals to the MOTAT Museum in Auckland today. Photo / Chris Gorman The last surviving Dambusters pilot has spoken of an...
2015/04/14 17:12
2015/04/14 17:12
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... much more than pocket money. Then at 19, I started national service for two years, in the RAF, rising to the dizzy ranks of senior aircraftsman. I typed equipment schedules for two years...
2015/04/14 11:07
2015/04/14 11:07
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... world, has completed in the region of 6,000 commissions working extensively with the USAAF and RAF. He is currently involved in a major arts commission with Suffolk Aviation Heritage. The tea...
2015/04/11 17:02
2015/04/11 17:02
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... store called Special Toy Store which specialized in selling miniature soldiers and military aircraft. He dragged me to the store and asked the sales lady if they had certain models he was looking...
2015/04/10 12:28
2015/04/10 12:28
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... when I was 18 years of age, then the war came along in 1939," Beeby said. “Once I got in the RAF, I was really interested in becoming a pilot, and I didn't think that I would, but I...
2015/04/07 06:53
2015/04/07 06:53
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... corner of the North York Moors National Park. As the eccentric military expert - who ran a museum from his home - was arrested a huge cache of bombs and live weaponry was discovered,...
2015/04/05 08:56
2015/04/05 08:56
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... large-scale model of the the Boeing B-29 Superfortress, one of the most iconic American aircraft of the Second World War. The museum is also pulling out all the stops over the Easter holidays...
2015/04/04 23:10
2015/04/04 23:10
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MISSION: An RAF Chinook in Iraq [PH] Two Chinooks raced just 25ft off the ground in a mission so risky colleagues were sure they would never see the airmen alive again. But their bravery paid off as...
2015/04/25 05:16
2015/04/25 05:16
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