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Duncan Townsend RAF 1942 War Diary

This 1942 war diary starts with Flight Sergeant Duncan Alfred Townsend 569482 of RAF Bomber Command parachuting out of his damaged four engine Stirling bomber and being quite badly hurt on landing near Hull, East Yorkshire. 6,093 more words

IBCC Interview #10: Allan Couper, 75 (NZ) Squadron Bomb Aimer

In early 1944, a young Australian airman on board the Ille de France preparing to depart New York for England and an operational career with Bomber Command, listened to the BBC radio news over the ship’s Tannoy system: “The RAF mounted big attacks on German cities last night,” it said. 1,139 more words

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Three top aviation book choices for year’s end 2016 and heading into the New Year.

In case you don’t happen to have a really good new book at your elbow this time of year, here are three wonderful titles. Pick one up and you’ll be a happy camper. 730 more words

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Lincoln 'Youngstars' reach No. 1 on UK physical singles chart

A GROUP of Lincolnshire schoolchildren have reached number one in the physical singles chart, for their song Tears of the World. 218 more words

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Lancaster Pilot Maxwell Storey - 149 Squadron

I was recently contacted by a reader who was trying to find out information about her grandfather, F.O. Maxwell Graydon Storey, 149 Squadron RAAF, Bomber Command, … 702 more words

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Lincolnshire Youngstars group reach Number 1 in physical music charts

A GROUP of Lincolnshire schoolchildren have reached number one in the physical singles chart, for their song Tears of the World.

The record has been written and produced by musical legends Jim Dooley, of the 70s pop group the Dooleys, Dan Saxon and Simply Red guitarist, Mark Jaimes. 185 more words

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Shot down over Nazi-occupied Europe, RCAF veteran remembers the dead

For several hours a day over most of Remembrance Week, 98-year-old air force veteran Art Anderson continues his service to Canada, selling poppies at the entrance to Windsor’s Superstore on Dougall Avenue. 633 more words

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