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This is from The U.K.Daily Mail.

  • Dick Starkey, from Barnsley, was shot down in 1944 after 22 missions
  • Mr Starkey was then sent to the infamous Stalag Luft III PoW camp
  • Wrote about his experience in ‘A Lancaster Pilot’s Impression on Germany’
  • He went on to strike up friendship with the German pilot who shot him down

One of the last surviving Lancaster bomber pilots, who was shot down over Germany and taken prisoner by the Nazis in the Second World War, has died aged 91.

Dick Starkey was shot down after 22 missions and sent to the infamous Stalag Luft III German prisoner-of-war camp, immortalised by Hollywood in The Great Escape.

Mr Starkey returned a few years ago to the 1944 crash site of his beloved Lancaster bomber Queenie and was amazed to be introduced to Martin Becker, the Messerschmitt pilot who shot him down.

RAF Lancaster bomber pilot, and one of South Yorkshire's most famous World War Two heroes Richard Starkey of Royston, South Yorkshire, who has died aged 91

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Chris Brown trial set to start on Monday

Posted: April 19, 2014 by AKA John Galt in Uncategorized

Originally posted on New Pittsburgh Courier:

Chris Brown

In this Feb. 3, 2014 file photo, R&B singer Chris Brown arrives at a Los Angeles Superior Court for a probation review hearing in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, file)

WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge has set Monday as the start date for the assault trial of singer Chris Brown in the nation’s capital.

During a brief court appearance Friday in which he wore a suit and tie, Brown turned to wave and salute supporters in the courtroom including his mother and the rapper Bow Wow.

The case that begins Monday is significant for the Grammy winner not only because he faces up to six months in jail but also because if convicted he could face additional penalties, including jail time, as a result of an earlier case from California. At the time he was arrested in Washington, Brown was on probation in Los Angeles for an attack on…

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A crucifixion display drew controversy in southwest Florida Friday, with deputies ultimately responding to the scene and putting an end to the graphic presentation.

The display, which depicted a bloody Jesus with fake wounds tied to a cross, was erected on the side of a road in Lehigh Acres.

According to WFTX-TV, traffic came to a crawl as drivers slowed to catch a glimpse and take pictures. Some didn’t think the display was appropriate for the public, considering its bloody nature.

Police eventually arrived after receiving complains and told organizers to move their display somewhere else.

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Lake Bled ‘Reflections’ – Barry Price

Posted: April 19, 2014 by AKA John Galt in Uncategorized

Originally posted on Ajaytao 2010:

Lake Bled 'Reflections' - Barry Price

Lake Bled ‘Reflections’ – Barry Price

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Court: Man robbed by 14-year-old boy in Peterborough

Posted: April 19, 2014 by AKA John Galt in Uncategorized

Originally posted on @NewDayStarts:

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A 15-year-old boy convicted as part of a Peterborough sex ring that targeted young girls has been jailed up for his part in a terrifying street robbery.

See on www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk

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US to send combat troops to Poland

Posted: April 19, 2014 by AKA John Galt in Uncategorized

Originally posted on CLINGERS... BLOGGING BAD ~ DICK.G: AMERICAN !:

US to send combat troops to Poland

American Thinker ^ | April 19, 2014 | Rick Moran

Posted on Saturday, April 19, 2014 2:24:30 PM by neverdem

Poland will breathe a little easier because at the very least, American troops in Poland will be an effective trip wire and hedge against Russia making a move to reclaim the former Warsaw Pact country.

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FEDS SEIZE FAMILY’S RANCH-Property owners fight government ‘land grab’!!!

Tea Party Tribune ^ | April 17, 2014 | TPT Admin

Posted on 04/19/2014 11:28:48 AM PDT by Texas Fossil

When Kit Laney answered a knock on his door Saturday, law enforcement officers from the U.S. Forest Service handed him a piece of paper announcing his Diamond Bar Ranch in southwest New Mexico would be shut down Wednesday and his 300 head of cattle grazing there would be removed – one way or the other.

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Keeping Focus – Drew Hopper

Posted: April 19, 2014 by AKA John Galt in Uncategorized

Originally posted on Ajaytao 2010:

Keeping Focus - Drew Hopper

Keeping Focus – Drew Hopper

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Birds Africa Alive – EZTD

Posted: April 19, 2014 by AKA John Galt in Uncategorized

Originally posted on Ajaytao 2010:

Birds Africa Alive - EZTD

Birds Africa Alive – EZTD

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