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92-year-old honoured for her heroic work during D-Day landings
A switchboard operator at the communications HQ that oversaw the D Day landings, now 92, is handed France's highest honour for her heroic work as a 17-year-old.
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UK Pier closed after discovery of unexplo
Royal Navy bomb experts have destroyed a 19th-century shell after it was discovered just metres away from a popular pier.
100-year-old WWII hero has lifetime ambit
The dreams of a WWII veteran came true when he wore the ceremonial dress of the Grenadier Guards for the first time.
Heart-wrenching final letter of WWII hero
An RAF veterans heart-wrenching final letter to his wife - in which he told her 'cheerio darling' days before his death - has come to light 75 years a...
WWII hero laid to rest
A funeral has been held for one of the last Great Escape veterans who died aged 101
40 Commando receive peace prize for recor
A month-long Caribbean mercy mission by Royal Marines earned them the military’s highest humanitarian award – for an unprecedented fourth time
D-Day hero dies aged 95
A veteran who was awarded France's highest military honour for his part in the historic D-day landings has died aged 95.
RAF delivers vital aid to Cyclone Idai su
An RAF aircraft has delivered 20 tonnes of lifesaving UK aid supplies to those affected by the devastating cyclone that struck Mozambique, Zimbabwe an...
WWI lucky penny reunites family
A penny that saved a British soldier’s life in the First World War has just been bought by his grandson for £5,445.
WWII Great Escape Remembered after 75 yea
Seventy Six RAF and allied airmen made a break for freedom from a prisoner of war camp in one of the largest escape operations of WWII.