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Update On French Accreditation System for DDay70

Since 10th April the Ministry of Defence has not been processing accreditation forms for non-Normandy veteran UK citizens.

This process is now being handled in France and the new form is available from the following, which is a quote from an email received from this department: 107 more words

DDay70

14 April 1944

Lance Bombardier Jack Grundy, of 441 Battery, 128 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, 50 Division, during his seven days privilege leave with his family. Jack Grundy comes home to Irby, Cheshire on leave and embraces his wife Dorothy, while his two children Randall and Gilda look on.

British Army

Film review: The Pearl of Death (1944)

Director: Roy William Neill. Writer: Bertram Millhauser, based on the story “The Six Napoleons” by Arthur Conan Doyle. Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Evelyn Ankers, Miles Mander, Rondo Hatton, Dennis Hoey, Mary Gordon, Ian Wolfe, Holmes Herbert. 534 more words

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Jacqueline Bisset in 'Bullitt'

Jacqueline Bisset: British actress in a series of late sixties hits including Casino Royale (1967), Two for the Road (1967), Bullitt (1968) and Airport (1970). 34 more words

British

Rosemary Dexter in a yellow jacket

Rosemary Dexter: in a production still for The Shoes of the Fisherman (1968). Anglo-Burmese actress, born in Pakistan, discovered as a teenager by Italian director Ugo Gregoretti and starred in his sci-fi film… 43 more words

Italian

Film review: The Spider Woman (1944)

Director: Roy William Neill. Writer: Bertram Millhauser, based on several stories by Arthur Conan Doyle. Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Gale Sondergaard, Dennis Hoey, Mary Gordon, Arthur Hohl. 406 more words

Review

90,000 Visits - As always, thank you.........

It seems like it is now barely a month between these posts recording another 10,000 visits to the blog. As I always say – many thanks to everyone for either discovering the blog and taking the time to explore it and for those of you who are regulars who keep coming back day after day to read the new posts that go up… 82 more words

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