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2014/07/30 23:47
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... of the 77th Infantry Division came under fire from both sides. As German bullets strafed through the Argonne Forest in north-east France and picked them off one by one, they came...
2014/07/30 23:47
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2014/07/29 15:47
2014/07/29 15:47
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... V-1 missiles fired at London in the conflict’s closing stages. When it first arrived at the museum, the two-seater training version looked more like a “full-scale Airfix kit” than the...
2014/07/28 18:38
2014/07/28 18:38
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Opened in 1972, the RAF museum fills five hangers with warplanes from the past 100 years. Restored WWI fighters, seaplanes, WWII fighters and bombers, and jet aircraft from the Cold War's earliest...
2014/07/28 17:58
2014/07/28 17:58
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... rumbling down the runway, or soaring overhead. It's not just all propeller craft at the RAF museum, there are quite a lot of modern jet aircraft, like this F4 Phantom. The cockpit for the...
2014/07/28 13:28
2014/07/28 13:28
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... a 1943 jeep and his bride, accompanied by a siren-blaring escort, stepped from a gleaming 1936 RAF staff car. Blonde-haired Sarah Doolan and Christopher Taylor’s wedding coincided with the...
2014/07/28 08:56
2014/07/28 08:56
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Visitors get close to iconic spitfire aircraft at special event held at Imperial War Museum DuxfordHispano Buchon flies over Duxford’s historic airfield. Thousands of visitors enjoyed a nostalgic day...
2014/07/26 09:09
2014/07/26 09:09
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At the end of September 1942, Lettice Curtis was sent to an RAF bomber airfield where she was trained to fly the Halifax. On October 27, Mrs Eleanor Roosevelt, accompanied by Mrs Clementine Churchill,...
2014/07/26 05:42
2014/07/26 05:42
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... London’s northeast corner. The Brand New Heavies will perform amid a sea of child-friendly crafting, food stalls and design. Children are also to the fore at Chinatown Family Day (Sun), with...
2014/07/25 18:24
2014/07/25 18:24
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... Ghibli and the sensibility behind it. Dunedin August 9 National Gallery: I am a sucker for museums and art galleries. The National Gallery in London is one I know well, so I will be seeing...
2014/07/24 08:33
2014/07/24 08:33
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... director of Birmingham-based firm Clarke Associates; Brendan Connor, who chairs the RAF museum; Rolls Royce director Dr Hamid Mughal, BMA Midlands Council vice-chair Dr Satya Sharma...
2014/07/22 17:08
2014/07/22 17:08
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... by HMS Ocean which has just received a £65 million refit until the next generation of aircraft carriers come into service. The two carriers met in the Solent to hand over "the baton of...
2014/07/21 22:24
2014/07/21 22:24
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... electrical storm of cameras? The birth was marked by a 41-gun salute, and the fountains in Trafalgar Square ran blue. So far so traditional. A windswept Prince George arrives in...
2014/07/20 09:04
2014/07/20 09:04
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... of many airmen from the Second World War. The Lancaster NX611 is the centrepiece of the museum and regularly performs for the public. The groups also took part in a variety of interesting...
2014/07/19 23:38
2014/07/19 23:38
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... a café too. 5 to 27 August; £13 adults, £10 children, £40 family; holkham.co.uk Imperial War Museum Duxford, Cambridgeshire The former RAF airfield has Spitfires, Merlins and war-time motors....
2014/07/17 20:21
2014/07/17 20:21
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Prince William and David Cameron officially open Imperial War Museum's new First World War galleries as visits begin following £40m refurbishment The museum has been closed for six months while an...
2014/07/16 18:51
2014/07/16 18:51
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... earlier than scheduled on the back of two lorries which had travelled from Cosford’s sister museum in London – sparking excitement among onlooking staff, volunteers and engineers. They are...
2014/07/14 14:46
2014/07/14 14:46
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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...
2014/07/13 20:47
2014/07/13 20:47
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... 400 items going permanently on display in the newly designed atrium in London’s Imperial War Museum, set to re-open on Saturday after a £40million revamp. The objects capture the reality of...
2014/07/11 17:14
2014/07/11 17:14
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... conflicts. The Thame Remembers steering group was set up after David Bretherton, a former RAF aircraft engineer and Mayor of Thame, took a friend on a visit to the former battlefields of...
2014/07/11 13:44
2014/07/11 13:44
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AND SEAN PENN. Theron and Penn triggered a frenzy as they arrived together to the Paris' Rodin Museum show hand in hand. Thirty-eight-year-old Theron — a brand ambassador for Dior — wore a gold,...
2014/07/30 23:47
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