32 results found for: United Kingdom

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de CLARENS, Vicomtesse (#161)

…interpreter of the highest level working for the United Nations and other international organisations, Jeannie de Clarens avoided nearly all requests from journalists and historians after the war. “People want to forget”, she told the Washington Post in 1998, “people don’t want to know.” In 1993, decades after the end…

LISKUTIN, Miroslav A (#130)

Squadron Leader Miroslav Antonin ‘Tony’ Liskutin DFC AFC, the last Czech pilot then living who fought in the Battle of Britain, takes to the skies in a Spitfire once more, flying out of Biggin Hill, on 21 July 2016 – aged 96. Afterwards he said “It was like being re-united

DALTON-MORGAN, Thomas F (#306)

…in charge of firstly the White Sands facility in the United States, secondly Aberporth in Wales, and he himself at Woomera. Air Cdre Peter Brothers CBE DSO DFC*, who died in December 2008, had described Tom as follows: “Tom Morgan is a name to conjure with. Ace fighter pilot, Wing…

DEERE, Alan C (#49)

…in, in World War II, Imperial War Museum. CC BY-SA 2.0 (2008) “In January 1942 Deere embarked on a short tour of the United States to teach fighter tactics to American pilots. He was back in action three months later, taking command of a Canadian spitfire squadron before being posted…

TUCK, RR Stanford (#9)

…sent home in April. Tuck’s wartime air combat tally is officially recorded as thirty kills, seven probable and seven damaged, making him the UK’s second deadliest pilot in less than two years of service. After the war he was awarded the DFC again, this time by the United States, and…

DAUNCEY, Michael DK (#110)

…said afterwards, but the Germans only had eyes for the two attractive girls, also on bicycles, who led the way. Members of the Eindhoven Resistance with troops of the United States 101st Airborne Division in Eindhoven during Operation Market Garden, September 1944 Explore our Resistance section, which including Johannes ‘Jan’…

MASEFIELD, Peter (#219)

…Was also AIR and WAR CORRESPONDENT on “Sunday Times 1940-43, FLYING and with personal & SERVICE links played an important early LIAISON WORK with UNITED STATES ARMY AIR FORCE Commanders and on early USAAF Raids; at war’s end for two years he was British CIVIL AIR ATTACHE in WASHINGTON, USA…

WOOLNOUGH, James A (#230)

…QUEEN VICTORIA RIFLES, who helped buy the TIME for the BEF EVACUATION. The GOTHIC LINE was KESSELRING’s last natural obstacle before the ALPS for the ALLIES, whose BRITISH EIGHTH ARMY and the UNITED STATES FIFTH ARMY , both halves of Gen Mark CLARK’s 15th ARMY GROUP, here faced the GERMAN…

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