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Horncastle Today
MCE British Superbike contenders visit RAF Coningsbyweekend. During the visit contenders for this year’s title met personnel from
MCE British Superbike contenders visit RAF Coningsby
Horncastle Today / Posted 21 minutes ago
weekend. During the visit contenders for this year’s title met personnel from the RAF Typhoon Display team and toured the Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (RAFBBMF). RAF Reserves BMW’s Alastair Seeley and team-mate Jake Dixon... Read more
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Louth Leader
MCE British Superbike contenders visit RAF Coningsbyweekend. During the visit contenders for this year’s title met personnel from
MCE British Superbike contenders visit RAF Coningsby
Louth Leader / Posted 59 minutes ago
weekend. During the visit contenders for this year’s title met personnel from the RAF Typhoon Display team and toured the Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (RAFBBMF). RAF Reserves BMW’s Alastair Seeley and team-mate Jake Dixon... Read more
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Daily Mail
Red Baron's descendant to meet families of first two British victimsfirst issues of the British trench newspaper, original British, French and Germ
Red Baron's descendant to meet families of first two British victims
Daily Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
first issues of the British trench newspaper, original British, French and German uniforms and equipment, and a Women’s Royal Air Force uniform. Rees and Morris were flying in the inferior FE2 (pictured) when the bullets ripped through their... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Rhyl Air Show 2016 - your complete guide for this weekendFalcons Parachute Display Team. The line up is as follows: Saturday, August 2
Rhyl Air Show 2016 - your complete guide for this weekend
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 4 hours ago
Falcons Parachute Display Team. The line up is as follows: Saturday, August 27 – 2pm Global Stars Formation Team 2.50pm Royal Air Force Falcons Parachute Display Team 3.30pm Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Spitfire and Hurricane 4pm... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Mumbai to get third airport as Maharashtra govt plans new terminalmillion passengers annually. The proposed airport area falls in Naveli, Kalyan
Mumbai to get third airport as Maharashtra govt plans new terminal
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted yesterday
million passengers annually. The proposed airport area falls in Naveli, Kalyan, and has an airstrip that was built by the Royal Air Force during World War II. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) looks after the airstrip, while the plot falls... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Aileen Abigail Campbell McCausey, nurse and artist, diesa district nurse. It was during her time in the United Kingdom that she met her
Aileen Abigail Campbell McCausey, nurse and artist, dies
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
a district nurse. It was during her time in the United Kingdom that she met her future husband, John Dearie, who was in the Royal Air Force. The couple immigrated to Ontario, Canada, in 1947 before moving a few months later to Washington, D.C. The... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
'Stop staring at all that blood; it won't do you any good'have to stare down the absurdity of creation. In 1944, when future Monty Pytho
'Stop staring at all that blood; it won't do you any good'
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
have to stare down the absurdity of creation. In 1944, when future Monty Python member Graham Chapman was 3 years old, a Royal Air Force plane -- a Douglas C-47 -- exploded in the air near the town of Wigston Magna, in Leicestershire, England.... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Photo of RAF Marham Tornado up for awardand the picture was taken by a photographer based at the west Norfolk airbase.
Photo of RAF Marham Tornado up for award
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
and the picture was taken by a photographer based at the west Norfolk airbase. The paint scheme marked 25 years since the Royal Air Force helped liberate Kuwait from Saddam Hussein’s forces and the 11 battle honours on its tail recall the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
It’s been 20 years and I still miss my mother everyday: Prince Williamjob as a helicopter pilot with the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) since July
It’s been 20 years and I still miss my mother everyday: Prince William
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
job as a helicopter pilot with the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) since July 2015, having previously served with the Royal Air Force (RAF) search and rescue. In recent months, William and Kate have focused much of their public work on... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
Rhyl Air Show 2016 - your complete guide for this weekendFalcons Parachute Display Team. The line up is as follows: Saturday, August 2
Rhyl Air Show 2016 - your complete guide for this weekend
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Falcons Parachute Display Team. The line up is as follows: Saturday, August 27 – 2pm Global Stars Formation Team 2.50pm Royal Air Force Falcons Parachute Display Team 3.30pm Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Spitfire and Hurricane 4pm... Read more
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walesonline
World War Two hero dies just days after celebrating his 100th birthdaydropping off. But it was out of this world.”Rocky with his veterans badge by Br
World War Two hero dies just days after celebrating his 100th birthday
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
dropping off. But it was out of this world.”Rocky with his veterans badge by Brian Davies welfare officer Swansea branch Royal Air Force Association Like many Poles, Rocky joined the RAF and ended up flying 55 missions, escorting Allied bombers... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
Rhyl Air Show 2016 - your complete guide for this weekendFalcons Parachute Display Team. The line up is as follows: Saturday, August 2
Rhyl Air Show 2016 - your complete guide for this weekend
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
Falcons Parachute Display Team. The line up is as follows: Saturday, August 27 – 2pm Global Stars Formation Team 2.50pm Royal Air Force Falcons Parachute Display Team 3.30pm Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Spitfire and Hurricane 4pm... Read more
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North Wales Pioneer
Rhyl Air Show 2016 - your complete guide for this weekendFalcons Parachute Display Team. The line up is as follows: Saturday, August 2
Rhyl Air Show 2016 - your complete guide for this weekend
North Wales Pioneer / Posted 4 days ago
Falcons Parachute Display Team. The line up is as follows: Saturday, August 27 – 2pm Global Stars Formation Team 2.50pm Royal Air Force Falcons Parachute Display Team 3.30pm Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Spitfire and Hurricane 4pm... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Pak Army won international sniping, shooting competitionHercules transport aircraft won the Concours D’ Elegance trophy at the Royal In
Pak Army won international sniping, shooting competition
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Hercules transport aircraft won the Concours D’ Elegance trophy at the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) Show 2016 at Royal Air Force Base Fair Ford in the United Kingdom. More than 200 aircraft from 50 countries participated in the... Read more
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Yachting Monthly
Scilly Isles’ Islands Regatta this weekendrace, and the chance to take a tour of the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Sut
Scilly Isles’ Islands Regatta this weekend
Yachting Monthly / Posted 5 days ago
race, and the chance to take a tour of the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Sutherland. Last and by no means least, the Royal Air Force display team the Red Arrows will delight visitors on Monday 29. Ashore you’ll find live music, street... Read more
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Evening Standard
Things to do in London this Bank Holiday weekendbeautiful, striking, and a world away from just about everywhere else around. S
Things to do in London this Bank Holiday weekend
Evening Standard / Posted 6 days ago
beautiful, striking, and a world away from just about everywhere else around. See it, you must. 13/50 Be swept away at the Royal Air Force museum Royal Air Force museum, Grahame Park Way, NW9 5LL, rafmuseum.org.ukMore than 100 historic craft sit... Read more
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Evening Standard
Coq au vin for a quid: Get French dishes for £1 in Londonbeautiful, striking, and a world away from just about everywhere else around. S
Coq au vin for a quid: Get French dishes for £1 in London
Evening Standard / Posted 7 days ago
beautiful, striking, and a world away from just about everywhere else around. See it, you must. 13/50 Be swept away at the Royal Air Force museum Royal Air Force museum, Grahame Park Way, NW9 5LL, rafmuseum.org.ukMore than 100 historic craft sit... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Veteran Siblings Reunite At Garden Plaza At ClevelandHall saw a uniform hanging up in a window and was inspired to enlist in the Roy
Veteran Siblings Reunite At Garden Plaza At Cleveland
The Chattanoogan / Posted 7 days ago
Hall saw a uniform hanging up in a window and was inspired to enlist in the Royal Canadian Air Force. He became part of the Royal Air Force the next year in England, and then the United States Army Air Corps when America joined the fight. He became... Read more
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Harrow Times
WW2 RAF veteran from Stanmore dies at 97A Royal Air Force pilot from Stanmore who fought during the Second World War ha
WW2 RAF veteran from Stanmore dies at 97
Harrow Times / Posted 8 days ago
A Royal Air Force pilot from Stanmore who fought during the Second World War has taken his final flight. Ken Beeby died aged 97 at a hospice in Arizona, USA, earlier this month after a heart attack. He leaves behind his daughters Anne and Bonnie,... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Step through the doors of one of Ilford’s best kept jazz secrets: The Rafa Clubsemi-detached house, which hosts one of Ilford’s most intimate jazz venues. Wi
Step through the doors of one of Ilford’s best kept jazz secrets: The Rafa Club
Ilford Recorder / Posted 9 days ago
semi-detached house, which hosts one of Ilford’s most intimate jazz venues. With no signs on the door but the logo of the Royal Air Force, there is a feeling of stepping into a secret place, known only to those seeking the privilege of live music... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix diesslip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix dies
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 9 days ago
slip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or nursing profession." After service in the Royal Air Force in World War II, Rix formed his own repertory company. He took "Reluctant Heroes," one of his early... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix diesslip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix dies
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 9 days ago
slip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or nursing profession." After service in the Royal Air Force in World War II, Rix formed his own repertory company. He took "Reluctant Heroes," one of his early... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix diesslip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix dies
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 9 days ago
slip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or nursing profession." After service in the Royal Air Force in World War II, Rix formed his own repertory company. He took "Reluctant Heroes," one of his early... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix diesslip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix dies
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 9 days ago
slip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or nursing profession." After service in the Royal Air Force in World War II, Rix formed his own repertory company. He took "Reluctant Heroes," one of his early... Read more
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KXXV Waco
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix diesslip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix dies
KXXV Waco / Posted 9 days ago
slip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or nursing profession." After service in the Royal Air Force in World War II, Rix formed his own repertory company. He took "Reluctant Heroes," one of his early... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix diesslip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix dies
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 9 days ago
slip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or nursing profession." After service in the Royal Air Force in World War II, Rix formed his own repertory company. He took "Reluctant Heroes," one of his early... Read more
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Boston Herald
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix diesslip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix dies
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
slip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or nursing profession." After service in the Royal Air Force in World War II, Rix formed his own repertory company. He took "Reluctant Heroes," one of his early... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix diesslip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix dies
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 9 days ago
slip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or nursing profession." After service in the Royal Air Force in World War II, Rix formed his own repertory company. He took "Reluctant Heroes," one of his early... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix diesslip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix dies
WSMV Nashville / Posted 9 days ago
slip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or nursing profession." After service in the Royal Air Force in World War II, Rix formed his own repertory company. He took "Reluctant Heroes," one of his early... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix diesslip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix dies
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
slip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or nursing profession." After service in the Royal Air Force in World War II, Rix formed his own repertory company. He took "Reluctant Heroes," one of his early... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix diesslip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix dies
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 9 days ago
slip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or nursing profession." After service in the Royal Air Force in World War II, Rix formed his own repertory company. He took "Reluctant Heroes," one of his early... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix diesslip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix dies
Hawaii News Now / Posted 9 days ago
slip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or nursing profession." After service in the Royal Air Force in World War II, Rix formed his own repertory company. He took "Reluctant Heroes," one of his early... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix diesslip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or
British comic actor, mental health campaigner Brian Rix dies
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 9 days ago
slip into a sleep, peacefully, legally and without any threat to the medical or nursing profession." After service in the Royal Air Force in World War II, Rix formed his own repertory company. He took "Reluctant Heroes," one of his early... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Aug. 20, 2016Belgium, during World War I. In 1940, during World War II, British Prime Minis
This day in history, Aug. 20, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
Belgium, during World War I. In 1940, during World War II, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill paid tribute to the Royal Air Force before the House of Commons, saying, "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
‘Flying museum’ makes stoplast was described as especially significant. "It's actually a combat veteran,
‘Flying museum’ makes stop
Altoona Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
last was described as especially significant. "It's actually a combat veteran," Mitchell said, explaining it flew with the Royal Air Force in the South Pacific. "They made 19,000 of them, and that is the only one that's left." Sitting near the... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
AlmanacBelgium, during World War I. In 1940, during World War II, British Prime Minis
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 10 days ago
Belgium, during World War I. In 1940, during World War II, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill paid tribute to the Royal Air Force before the House of Commons, saying, "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so... Read more
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Daily Herald
Today in HistoryBelgium, during World War I. In 1940, during World War II, British Prime Minis
Today in History
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Belgium, during World War I. In 1940, during World War II, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill paid tribute to the Royal Air Force before the House of Commons, saying, "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in HistoryBelgium, during World War I. In 1940, during World War II, British Prime Minis
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 10 days ago
Belgium, during World War I. In 1940, during World War II, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill paid tribute to the Royal Air Force before the House of Commons, saying, "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Super Gran author back in vogue as tartan-clad heroine returnsI decided to have a go." A love of comics was re-awakened a decade earlier dur
Super Gran author back in vogue as tartan-clad heroine returns
EveningTimes Online / Posted 10 days ago
I decided to have a go." A love of comics was re-awakened a decade earlier during his two years of national service in the Royal Air Force. "My sister had three boys and when they were finished with The Dandy and The Beano, she used to post them... Read more
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walesonline
The fascinating history of Jews in Walesscale via the Treforest Industrial Estate, and enlisted in the armed services i
The fascinating history of Jews in Wales
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
scale via the Treforest Industrial Estate, and enlisted in the armed services in droves, being dispatched from the Royal Air Force to providing religious services for front line troops. Glynneath's Rev Leslie Hardman was one of the first to... Read more
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Daily Star
Terrifying moment huge tornado rips through major city leaving carnage in its wakeone example of the devastating force of nature. Monster typhoon shuts down maj
Terrifying moment huge tornado rips through major city leaving carnage in its wake
Daily Star / Posted 11 days ago
one example of the devastating force of nature. Monster typhoon shuts down major international airport and grounds hundreds of flights Giant mushroom cloud of doom looms over Russian city Snappers flying high in bid for Royal Air Force photo a... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of ‘Love Story,’ diesAlberta, where his parents operated a Yiddish school and theater. After leavin
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of ‘Love Story,’ dies
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
Alberta, where his parents operated a Yiddish school and theater. After leaving the University of Alberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology at the University of Toronto and law at the University of British... Read more
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Bury Times
Table tennis club officials turn detective to honour 1930s doubles duoduo with Vernon Peatfield. Tragedy struck in 1944 when Mr Barlow, a flight ser
Table tennis club officials turn detective to honour 1930s doubles duo
Bury Times / Posted 11 days ago
duo with Vernon Peatfield. Tragedy struck in 1944 when Mr Barlow, a flight sergeant, died aged 23 while serving in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 108 Squadron, as his plane crash landed in Aberdeen. The league paid tribute to Mr Barlow... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' diesAlberta, where his parents operated a Yiddish school and theater. After leavin
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' dies
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 12 days ago
Alberta, where his parents operated a Yiddish school and theater. After leaving the University of Alberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology at the University of Toronto and law at the University of British... Read more
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CTV News
Edmonton-born Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' dies at 92Victoria High School, where he was classmates with Leslie Nielsen, and after le
Edmonton-born Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' dies at 92
CTV News / Posted 12 days ago
Victoria High School, where he was classmates with Leslie Nielsen, and after leaving the University of Alberta to join the Royal Air Force during the Second World War, he studied psychology at the University of Toronto and law at the University of... Read more
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Denbighshire Free Press
Your guide to Rhyl Air Show 2016 - full line up revealedFalcons Parachute Display Team. The line up is as follows: Saturday, August 2
Your guide to Rhyl Air Show 2016 - full line up revealed
Denbighshire Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
Falcons Parachute Display Team. The line up is as follows: Saturday, August 27 – 2pm Global Stars Formation Team 2.50pm Royal Air Force Falcons Parachute Display Team 3.30pm Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Lancaster, Spitfire and... Read more
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The North Wales Chronicle
Your guide to Rhyl Air Show 2016 - full line up revealedFalcons Parachute Display Team. The line up is as follows: Saturday, August 2
Your guide to Rhyl Air Show 2016 - full line up revealed
The North Wales Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
Falcons Parachute Display Team. The line up is as follows: Saturday, August 27 – 2pm Global Stars Formation Team 2.50pm Royal Air Force Falcons Parachute Display Team 3.30pm Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Lancaster, Spitfire and... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Colin Neale, longtime classic car designer, dies at 89his older brother, Eric Neale, also became a car designer in England. During Wo
Colin Neale, longtime classic car designer, dies at 89
Detroit Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
his older brother, Eric Neale, also became a car designer in England. During World War II, he trained as a pilot for the Royal Air Force, but the war ended before his training was done. In the ensuing years, he went back to school, worked as a... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' diesAlberta, where his parents operated a Yiddish school and theater. After leavin
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' dies
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Alberta, where his parents operated a Yiddish school and theater. After leaving the University of Alberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology at the University of Toronto and law at the University of British... Read more
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Daily Mail
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' diesAlberta, where his parents operated a Yiddish school and theater. After leavin
Arthur Hiller, versatile director of 'Love Story,' dies
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Alberta, where his parents operated a Yiddish school and theater. After leaving the University of Alberta to join the Royal Air Force during World War II, he studied psychology at the University of Toronto and law at the University of British... Read more
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