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D-Day Conneaut ready to invade - The Star Beacon



The Star Beacon

D-Day Conneaut ready to invade
The Star Beacon
Also, tanks and artillery brought to the event will be on display at the beach from 1-4:30 p.m., a mortar demonstration will be 4 p.m. and the film "Battle of Britain" will be shown on an outdoor screen at the park stage in the Allied camp at 9 p.m ...

Spitfire flypast in honour of Battle of Britain pilot Geoffrey Wellum of Cornwall - Cornwall Live



Cornwall Live

Spitfire flypast in honour of Battle of Britain pilot Geoffrey Wellum of Cornwall
Cornwall Live
The rare sight of a Spitfire aircraft was seen in Cornwall recently to pay tribute to Battle of Britain pilot Geoffrey Wellum. Mr Wellum passed away last month at the age of 96 and the iconic aircraft flew for his funeral in Mullion. The Spitfire Mk IX ...

Lincoln's 1940s RAF 100 Weekend marking the 100th anniversary of the RAF - LincolnshireLive



LincolnshireLive

Lincoln's 1940s RAF 100 Weekend marking the 100th anniversary of the RAF
LincolnshireLive
Lincoln stepped back into the 1940s this weekend as part of an annual event and a celebration of the RAF centenary. People across the city were treated to fly pasts from aircraft of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight and a firework display at night ...

100th anniversary of the Battle of Amiens marked by Theresa May and Prince William as they join world leaders in France - The Sun



The Sun

100th anniversary of the Battle of Amiens marked by Theresa May and Prince William as they join world leaders in France
The Sun
The Battle of Amiens, later known as the Hundred Days Offensive, ultimately brought an end to the global conflict. Allied troops from Britain, France, Australia and Canada combined forces to claim many miles of territory from the Germans, battering ...
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Dermot O'Leary tribute after Battle of Britain ace Tom Neil's death - BBC News



BBC News

Dermot O'Leary tribute after Battle of Britain ace Tom Neil's death
BBC News
For that reason, I will always associate the summer of 2015 as being the summer I spent filming a Channel 4 documentary with Tom "Ginger" Neil, the Battle of Britain pilot who died earlier this month, just three days shy of his 98th birthday. Wing ...

Sunderland Airshow: Thousands flock to 30th anniversary - BBC News



BBC News

Sunderland Airshow: Thousands flock to 30th anniversary
BBC News
Thousands of people have gathered for the second day of the 30th annual Sunderland Airshow, with organisers buoyed by improved weather. The Red Arrows got the ever-popular event under way on Friday with a colourful flypast above the city's newly built ...

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A-bomb book by Briton to be reprinted on Nagasaki anniversary - The Mainichi



The Mainichi

A-bomb book by Briton to be reprinted on Nagasaki anniversary
The Mainichi
Isabelle Townsend, 57, a model who lives on the outskirts of Paris, is the eldest daughter of the late Battle of Britain fighter pilot who released "The Postman of Nagasaki" in 1984 based on several weeks of research and interviews in Nagasaki two ...

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight to be among highlights of Aviation Heritage Festival - Grimsby Live



Grimsby Live

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight to be among highlights of Aviation Heritage Festival
Grimsby Live
Other events during the day will include a memorial ceremony at 3.30pm, which is one of eight planned for each airfield acrross northern Lincolnshire as a unique tribute to mark the 100th anniversary of the RAF. The ceremony will remember the role ...

Obituary - Geoffrey Wellum, Battle of Britain pilot and author - HeraldScotland



HeraldScotland

Obituary - Geoffrey Wellum, Battle of Britain pilot and author
HeraldScotland
In 2013 the book was filmed by the BBC to mark the 70th anniversary of the battle of Britain with 'Boy' Wellum played by Sam Heughan. Wellum had a charming cameo role at the end of the film. Wellum figured prominently at the many anniversaries of the ...
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