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Napoleon's bicorne hat which was plucked off the floor after he fled defeat at the Battle of Waterloo is sold for ... - Daily Mail



Daily Mail

Napoleon's bicorne hat which was plucked off the floor after he fled defeat at the Battle of Waterloo is sold for ...
Daily Mail
Napoleon's military hat which dropped on to the battlefield as he fled defeat at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 has been sold at auction. The famous 'bicorne' hat, named after its dual points, was fought over in Lyon, France, where it fetched €280,000 ...

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More details of 2018 Folkestone air show, featuring Red Arrows, revealed - Kent Online



Kent Online

More details of 2018 Folkestone air show, featuring Red Arrows, revealed
Kent Online
The event two years ago was designed to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, which was fought throughout the summer of 1940. Local traders will also be exhibiting on the Leas over the weekend, which is expected to draw crowds of ...

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Most spectacular air displays at Weston Air Show 2018 - Weston & Somerset Mercury



Weston & Somerset Mercury

Most spectacular air displays at Weston Air Show 2018
Weston & Somerset Mercury
Proud memories will return to Yeovilton Air Day on Saturday, July 13 with the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight. Picture: Paul Johnson. ... This year's display will carry a special sentiment, as 2018 is the RAF's centenary anniversary. A team from 29 ...

Napoleon's Waterloo hat sold on anniversary of battle - BBC News



BBC News

Napoleon's Waterloo hat sold on anniversary of battle
BBC News
A military hat belonging to Napoleon, said to have been salvaged from the battlefield after his 1815 defeat at Waterloo, has been sold at auction for €280,000 (£245,000; $325,000). The former French emperor was renowned for his "bicorne" hats, so ...

Rally to mark 34th anniversary of 'Battle of Orgreave' in miners' strike - Jersey Evening Post



Jersey Evening Post

Rally to mark 34th anniversary of 'Battle of Orgreave' in miners' strike
Jersey Evening Post
Rally to mark 34th anniversary of 'Battle of Orgreave' in miners' strike. UK News | Published: 12 hours ago. Campaigners are still calling for an inquiry into policing of one of the most violent days of the 1984-85 miners' strike.
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Cosford Air Show 2018 - 60000 help celebrate RAF's 100th anniversary - shropshirestar.com



shropshirestar.com

Cosford Air Show 2018 - 60000 help celebrate RAF's 100th anniversary
shropshirestar.com
The RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight over Cosford. The RAF Falcons parachute display team. The RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight over Cosford. prev next. Today's spectacular event marked both the centenary of the RAF and the 80th birthday of ...

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Old Timers round-up: Wanaka warbirds, Auster anniversary, spring Spitfires and more - Pilot Magazine



Pilot Magazine

Old Timers round-up: Wanaka warbirds, Auster anniversary, spring Spitfires and more
Pilot Magazine
Making up the trio for the display was Spitfire IXc PV270 that came from Burma for restoration in 2001 and is painted appropriately in the colours of the famous New Zealand Battle of Britain Spitfire pilot Alan Deere from his time as Wing Leader at RAF ...

Monash celebrates 60th anniversary of soccer - Latrobe Valley Express



Latrobe Valley Express

Monash celebrates 60th anniversary of soccer
Latrobe Valley Express
Monash have won just one senior title in their 60 years - the Battle of Britain Cup in 1983 - which Dixon said was "a bit of a disappointment". "In the last 10 years we've made the Battle of Britain Cup [final] twice and failed," he said. "I believe we ...

Final bid to save Uxbridge Battle of Britain RAF club - BBC News



BBC News

Final bid to save Uxbridge Battle of Britain RAF club
BBC News
A last-ditch bid to save an RAF club next to the base where the Battle of Britain was co-ordinated has started. The Battle of Britain Club in Uxbridge, west London, will close when its lease is handed back to the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to clear its ...