Odette Sansom, the First Woman to Receive the George Cross

A glamorous spy Odette Sansom, capture, imprisonment, horrific torture, dramatic escape, breathless romance… the life story of Odette Sansom reads like the film script it later became. Held by the Gestapo in Nazi-occupied France, for two years she refused to betray her country under terrible torture. She was branded on the back with a red-hot poker […]

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Trio Of World War Two Plane Wrecks Discovered Off The Solomon Islands

The unforgettable remains of fighter planes shot down during a mammoth Second World War battle have been photographed 185 feet beneath the waves. Dramatic pictures show numerous damaged and destroyed aircraft lying in peace on the seabed off the Solomon Islands coast in the South Pacific. The planes, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, a Grumman […]

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