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'How football failed Nobby Stiles' Family of 1966 World Cup hero reveal dementia struggle - Express.co.uk
Express.co.uk'How football failed Nobby Stiles' Family of 1966 World Cup hero reveal dementia struggle
Last summer Stiles was too ill to attend celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of England's victory over West Germany in the World Cup final. It has emerged that Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney sent the family a hand-written card saying how ...and more »
'Remarkable' war hero to be honoured at anniversary service - London News Online (blog)
London News Online (blog)'Remarkable' war hero to be honoured at anniversary service
London News Online (blog)
He returned to England at the outbreak of the Second World War and rejoined the RAF, flying in the Battle of Britain and earning the rank of Wing Commander. He retired to Hampshire in 1950 and died in 1955, leaving a widow, three sons and a daughter.
New David Bowie EP marks first anniversary of death, 70th birthday - Reuters
ReutersNew David Bowie EP marks first anniversary of death, 70th birthday
LONDON Fans of David Bowie were able to mark the first anniversary of his death on Tuesday by listening to a new EP from the "Space Oddity" star called "No Plan". The four-track EP includes the title track, "No Plan", "Killing a Little Time", "When I ...On the first death anniversary, fans pay glowing tribute to David Bowie
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ROBERT HARDMAN on Queen Elizabeth's milestone no previous monarch has reached - Daily Mail
Daily MailROBERT HARDMAN on Queen Elizabeth's milestone no previous monarch has reached
The fact that the Supreme Governor of the Church of England missed church on Christmas Day, for the first time anyone could recall, and was then absent again the following Sunday, was a reminder of the severity of the winter cold that has laid the ...and more »
The Way We Were: Mitchell Memorial Theatre celebrates its 60th anniversary - Stoke Sentinel
The Way We Were: Mitchell Memorial Theatre celebrates its 60th anniversary
Battle of Britain hero Douglas Bader landed in Stoke-on-Trent in 1957 to open a new theatre and youth centre, which would also serve as a permanent memorial to Reginald Mitchell, inventor of the Spitfire. As one of the aeroplane's finest advocates, who ...
A brief history: The Battle of New Orleans - WGNO
WGNOA brief history: The Battle of New Orleans
The United States declared war on Great Britain in June 1812 to uphold American maritime rights, preserve American claims to the Louisiana Purchase, and drive the British from Canada. And on January 8th, 1815, 7,000 British troops marched toward a ...
It's been 76 years since the Battle of Britain - here are 14 photos of the Nazi onslaught in the skies of England - Business Insider
Business InsiderIt's been 76 years since the Battle of Britain - here are 14 photos of the Nazi onslaught in the skies of England
Field guns are pictured in preparation to defend against possible invasion, with nonstop training in all kinds of warfare going at military centers all over Britain, July 9, 1940. During training, a mimic battle was held during which a creeping barrage ...and more »
VIDEO: Spitfire pilots recall memories ahead of Battle of Britain anniversary - Stoke Sentinel
Stoke SentinelVIDEO: Spitfire pilots recall memories ahead of Battle of Britain anniversary
The Battle of Britain, was one of the pivotal moments in UK history, took place between July and October 1940 as Germany attempted to destroy the RAF. But today 76 years ago, known as the Battle of Britain Day, is when the German Luftwaffe launched a ...Battle of Britain Day: Look back at 75th anniversary fly-past over county
Get SurreyIN PICTURES: Britain Remembers 'The Few' at the 76th Anniversary of The Battle of Britain
Breitbart NewsSpitfires to fly from Exeter on Battle of Britain Day today
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Cadets to mark Battle of Britain anniversary - Delta-Optimist
Delta-OptimistCadets to mark Battle of Britain anniversary
During the summer of 1940, a few hundred fighter pilots stood in the way of Hitler's massive air attack on England. Over 100 Canadians were among them. Dubbed the Battle of Britain, it was the first decisive clash of the Second World War and the first ...
Spitfires to swoop over South Devon to mark Battle of Britain anniversary - Torquay Herald Express
Torquay Herald ExpressSpitfires to swoop over South Devon to mark Battle of Britain anniversary
Torquay Herald Express
SPITFIRES will roar over South Devon on Thursday September 15 in an event to mark the 76th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. The Boultbee Flight Academy, who recently brought the City of Exeter Spitfire to Exeter Airport, will be hosting an event ...