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Sunderland Airshow stars grounded: Battle of Britain Memorial Flight plans hit by safety fears - Sunderland Echo



Sunderland Echo

Sunderland Airshow stars grounded: Battle of Britain Memorial Flight plans hit by safety fears
Sunderland Echo
An air display to mark the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight's 60th anniversary during his visit to RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire. Historic aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have almost entirely been taken out of action over ...

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Indian Independence Day: everything you need to know about Partition between India and Pakistan 70 years on - Telegraph.co.uk



Telegraph.co.uk

Indian Independence Day: everything you need to know about Partition between India and Pakistan 70 years on
Telegraph.co.uk
Britain, leading the fight against Nazism in the Second World War alongside 2.5 million Indian troops, promised to grant India independence after the war. Following the Battle of Britain, Gandhi said he would not push for India's self-rule out of the ...
Seventy years of India-Pakistan partition in picturesAljazeera.com

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How the battle of Lewisham helped to halt the rise of Britain's far right - The Guardian



The Guardian

How the battle of Lewisham helped to halt the rise of Britain's far right
The Guardian
... ANL/REX/Shutterstock. Dowmunt, who said that the footage was discovered four weeks ago following a 10-year search that began shortly before the battle of Lewisham's 30th anniversary, believes it may also help shed light on allegations of police ...

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Frederick Carter appeals for information about father's rescue of Battle of Britain Spitfire pilot at Deal - Kent Online



Frederick Carter appeals for information about father's rescue of Battle of Britain Spitfire pilot at Deal
Kent Online
The son of a Deal soldier who swam out to sea to save a crashed pilot during the Battle of Britain is appealing for more information. Frederick Carter, 71, vaguely remembers his father, of the same name, mentioning the 1940 incident during his childhood.

Fermanagh's support to RAF marked at anniversary event - Impartial Reporter



Impartial Reporter

Fermanagh's support to RAF marked at anniversary event
Impartial Reporter
... 100th anniversary with a special weekend at its base in York. Centre stage was a modern Tucano Jet aircraft that was painted in World War Two battle colours and given the same identity markings as one of the Squadron's Spitfires from the Battle of ...

Air force veterans to march through Barrow to mark the Battle of Britain anniversary - NW Evening Mail



NW Evening Mail

Air force veterans to march through Barrow to mark the Battle of Britain anniversary
NW Evening Mail
A PARADE will take place next month in Barrow to mark the Battle of Britain Day. Usually held on the third Sunday of September, the Battle of Britain Day marks the three-month Royal Air Force campaign to defend the UK against the German Luftwaffe attacks.

Ken Wilkinson, one of the last Battle of Britain veterans, dies aged 99 - The Guardian



The Guardian

Ken Wilkinson, one of the last Battle of Britain veterans, dies aged 99
The Guardian
One of the last surviving Battle of Britain Spitfire pilots, Ken Wilkinson, has died, keeping a twinkle in his eye and a taste for red wine and blue jokes to the end. Wilkinson, who celebrated his 99th birthday in June, was one of the last of those ...
Ken Wilkinson: One of last surviving Battle of Britain Spitfire pilots dies aged 99ITV News
Battle of Britain pilot who told off Prince William for flying 'choppers' dies aged 99LincolnshireLive

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Battle of Britain pilot Kenneth Wilkinson dies aged 99 - BBC News



BBC News

Battle of Britain pilot Kenneth Wilkinson dies aged 99
BBC News
A Battle of Britain pilot who once told off the Duke of Cambridge for "flying choppers" has died at the age of 99. The Battle of Britain Memorial Trust said it was with great sadness that it announced the death of Flying Officer Kenneth Astill ...

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Duke of Cambridge leads commemorations on 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele - Telegraph.co.uk



Telegraph.co.uk

Duke of Cambridge leads commemorations on 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele
Telegraph.co.uk
The Sir Reginald Blomfield designed Menin Gate is inscribed with the names of more than 54,000 British and Commonwealth soldiers killed around Ypres in the First World War whose graves are not known – 40,537 were members of Britain's Armed Forces.
Duke of Cambridge leads commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of PasschendaeleManchester Evening News
Prince William has 'proper teary moment' during centenary anniversary of Battle of PasschendaeleNEWS.com.au
Passchendaele 100th anniversary: Why was this one of the most brutal battles of the First World War?The Independent
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Battle of Britain flypast at Yorkshire Air Museum - Pocklington Post



Pocklington Post

Battle of Britain flypast at Yorkshire Air Museum
Pocklington Post
A highlight feature will be the scheduled flypast by the Lancaster bomber from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, accompanied by two fighter escorts in the form of the famous Hurricane and Spitfire, which will, weather permitting, provide an ...