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  1. Continue reading You saw the movie; now get the whole story of Dunkirk in Michael Korda's 'Alone'Read the original story

    Monday | Dallas Morning News

    ... on June 4, 1940. General John Gort, Commander in-Chief of the British Expeditionary Force, BEF, at GHQ in Arras, France, 0ct. 15, 1941. Gort devised Operation Dynamo, the plan of evacuation for British troops and equipment from the French port of ...


  2. DWB Alum Update: 2003 Graduate Sheana MoschRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 16 | Sports Media 101

    Over the summer and into the fall, the Blue Devils have been catching up with Duke women's basketball alumnae to see what they have been up to since leaving Durham. Up next is 2003 graduate Sheana Mosch.


  3. A murder at Duns caused an international incident - in 1517Read the original story

    Friday Sep 15 | Berwickshire News

    The only permanent reminder of the death of a French knight at the hands of the Borders Home clan, is the de la Bastie monument at Broomhouse Farm, near Duns. It was erected in the 19th century and re-erected in 1975 by Berwickshire Civic Society.


  4. Stowmarket ref cycles to the Somme to raise money for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | East Anglian Daily Times

    Paul Quick at the Tyne Cot Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery near Passchendaele in Belgium at the end of the ride. Picture: SUFFOLK FA A Stowmarket referee who took part in the Ride to the Somme to raise money for charity said the cycle event was "a moving experience".


  5. Tribute to Great War musicRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 2 | Rutland and Stamford Mercury

    ... to hand over the music. Peter's father Victor Orpin joined the King's Royal Rifle Corps in 1916 and fought at Arras, France, among other place. He died aged 78, His mother Gwendaline Orpin joined the Women's Royal Air Force working on the ...


  6. Making their day: Eastwood re-enacts France train attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 1 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... Sept.1 2017. The film recounts the story of three Americans who thwarted a terrorist attack on a Paris-boun... ARRAS, France (AP) - Clint Eastwood is in France directing a film that re-enacts the dramatic end to an attempted Islamic State group ...


  7. Clint Eastwood directing reenactment film of French train attack thwarted by three AmericansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 1 | Newsday

    ... a 2015 ISIS attack aboard a train bound from Brussels to Paris. Photo Credit: AP / Invision / Chris Pizzello ARRAS, France - Clint Eastwood is in France directing a film that re-enacts the dramatic end to an attempted Islamic State group attack on a ...


  8. WWII: A Reader's Guide to the Air WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 27 | Air & Space

    The literature on the air war during World War II is voluminous, and one could assemble any number of reading lists depending on the audience and the taste of the recommender. Most readers, though, should find the following titles of interest: The war opened in 1939 with the German Blitzkrieg on Poland, followed by the " Sitzkrieg " during the fall and winter of 1939-1940, then the assault on Scandinavia, France, the Low Countries, and England.


  9. Princes William and Harry speak candidly about Diana's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | Trinadad Express

    This is a Sunday, April 9, 2017, file photo of Britain's Prince William, left, and Britain's Prince Harry as they arrive at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in Vimy, near Arras, northern France, to attend the commemorations of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Princes William and Harry have spoken candidly about the death of their mother, Princess Diana, in an interview marking 20 years since she was killed in a car crash.


  10. Cypriot among the forgotten troops of DunkirkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Seventy-seven years ago, 476 Cypriots found themselves huddled on the beaches of Dunkirk waiting for their evacuation, along with approximately 330,000 other allied troops. Perhaps overlooked, if not forgotten, Cyprus' contribution to the British war effort during WWII was considerable as, proportionally, Cyprus contributed the most troops in the Commonwealth in the fight against the Axis Powers.


  11. Northampton First World War hero's memorial granted Grade II listing protectionRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2017 | Northampton Today

    The memorial to Edgar Mobbs in the Garden of Remembrance, in Kettering Road, is now Grade II as part of Historic England's commemorations of the Battle of Passchendaele. The former captain of the Saints was killed in World War One while attempting to destroy a German machine gun on the first day of the Third Battle of Ypres.


  12. Mystery bayonet brings back memories for Hereford sonRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2017 | Hereford Times

    Ray Haycock with World War One bayonet similar to the one which belonged to his father. Ray with the bayonet from Kington museum.


  13. Brave Oxfordshire soldiers fought at the Battle of Passchendaele 100 years agoRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2017 | Witney Gazette

    EVERY month archivist Steve Berridge transcribes the war diary and regimental chronicle of the 2nd Battalion of the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. He is a volunteer at the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum in Woodstock, and often travels to war memorial sites in France.


  14. Industrial Scientific Welcomes New Owner, Fortive CorporationRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2017 | PRWeb

    ... in 1985 and headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Industrial Scientific has operations based in Arras, France and Shanghai, China, and provides technical services to customers from local service centers around the world. Industrial Scientific ...


  15. War memorials get increased protection to mark Battle of Passchendaele centenaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Evening Times

    More than a dozen war memorials have been listed or had their protection upgraded to mark the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele. Prime Minister Theresa May, the Prince of Wales and the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall will join the descendants of 4,000 soldiers at events in Belgium next week to mark 100 years since the bloody conflict started.


  16. Revolt sparked as forest on Sheriffmuir battlefield approvedRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2017 |

    Historians and heritage campaigners have strongly condemned the decision to plant commercial woodland on the battlefield at Sheriffmuir where thousands of men clashed at the height of the 1715 Jacobite rising. Campaigners are to appeal the decision with Scottish Ministers with calls intensifying for the legal protection of Scotland's battlefields.


  17. 'Dunkirk': Why Didn't Hitler Go in For the Kill?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 |

    The British army was in full retreat, but suddenly German tanks were halted-twice. Hitler later said he gave Churchill "a sporting chance" of survival.


  18. Macron and Trudeau shouldn't be so proud of appointing women to their CabinetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 |

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, places a red disk with Alizeas Dinanceau during the Poppy of Peace Ceremony outside the town hall in Arras, France on Sunday, April 9, 2017. Appointing a gender-parity Cabinet seems to be the thing to do if you are a rising, progressive and male political star.


  19. French connection in miniature monuments on show in AucklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... in miniature a monument by a New Zealand artist to honour the 500-strong NZ Tunnelling Company who served in Arras, France during WWI. Paris-based sculptor Marian Fountain spent 22 months designing, creating and overseeing production of The Earth ...


  20. Testing for HomeRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, takes a selfie with military personnel following the Poppy of Peace Ceremony in Arras, France on Sunday, April 9, 2017. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, takes a selfie with military personnel following the Poppy of Peace Ceremony in Arras, France on Sunday, April 9, 2017.