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1973: Singer Jim Croce killed in plane crash

September 20, 2019 admin 0

1973: American singer – songwriter Jim Croce, who had his first hit ‘Operator,’ was killed in Louisiana when his plane crashed after take-off from Natchitoches Regional Airport. A few months prior to the crash, Croce […]

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1945: End of Lend-Lease upsets UK

August 25, 2019 admin 0

1945:  The Prime Minister, making a statement in the British House Commons yesterday on the cessation of Lend- Lease by President Truman said they had hoped this would not be done without prior consultation and […]

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1945: B.L.A. now “British Army of Rhine”

August 25, 2019 admin 0

1945: The British Liberation Army is no more. Having fulfilled their purpose, forces in the territory freed from the Nazi yoke are to known the ” British Army of the Rhine,” Field-Marshal Montgomery announced yesterday. […]