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I don’t believe it’s widely known that the wartime [propaganda] film ‘The First Of The Few’ contained real action footage and shots of real RAF crew.
My uncle, Marcus Beatty, was among them and features with a speaking part near the beginning of the film, in a scene where his flight returns from a mission and discusses (possibly scripted – not sure) their kills.
After attacking two Me 109’s without any visible damage, I dived down onto bombers, selecting one He 111 on a SE course. Adopted full beam, attacked slightly in front from 1000 feet with 2 second burst, and saw port engine stop and E/A drop out of formation. Followed this E/A down doing four more attacks with short bursts, all on the beam and saw second engine stop and port engine in flames. This E/A landed on the beach at West Wittering.
Oliver Kamm took advantage of my absence to try to reclaim the series of Questions to Which the Answer is No, the idea for which I copied from him in the first place, with this classic from my own newspaper, The Independent: “Did Churchill and Eisenhower cover up UFO encounter?”
I had seen only the version [...]
Should Rooney play on the wing? It worked for David Villa and Thomas Muller
Harold Wilson’s skill in fostering the United Kingdom’s early involvement in the European Community as well as his initial attempts to mediate the Vietnam War would have made him a handy man to have around South America at the moment.
One lasting legacy Wilson left us is the immortal words, “a week is a long time [...]
I detest the term ‘Pro-ana’, but we all know what it means by now and once again it has caught my attention – this time in an advertisement for Pretzels of all things.
The story so far… the advert below was taken off the streets after offending the public enough to cause outrage and a torrent [...]
We’ve known about Twitter’s homebrewed URL shortener T.co for a while now. But with today’s leak of documents about the imminent release of their own retweet button, as reported by Mashable, it’s clear that the company which built itself on third-party development is now preparing to launch a series of in-house competitors. It’s fair to [...]
We’ve got some serious catching up to do.
“I’m sorry to disappoint you, Mrs Brown, but the last rites are just prayers and a cracker. You’re thinking of the Make a Wish Foundation.”
From Eoin Butler via Larry Ryan.
Whitehaven received much bad publicity at the time of the shootings on June 2 so to counter that, a competition has been held to photograph the true spirit of Whitehaven.
Brooks, a TV and electrical shop that sits opposite the taxi rank where Darren Rewcastle was shot, put up a 42in Panasonic TV as first prize [...]
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