Betrayal of a hero: He flew 92 missions as a rear gunner in the Second World War. So why won't bureaucrats let Freddie Johnson, 91, attend the unveiling of a memorial to his comrades in Bomber Command?
Henry Fonda enlisted in the Navy to fight in World War II, saying, “I don’t want to be in a fake war in a studio.” Previously, he and James Stewart had helped raise funds for the defense of Britain. Fonda served for three years, initially as a.
Myrna Loy - Hero During WWII she abandoned her acting career to focus on the war effort and worked closely with the Red Cross. She toured frequently to raise war funds, and was so outspokenly against Adolf Hitler that her name appeared on his blacklist.
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This doll was sold by Liberty of London, to raise funds for the Polish Community. Her arms and legs are of velvet, and her blonde hair hides beneath a traditional yellow scarf. Under the red flowered skirt and brown velvet waistcoat is white underwear. Newton Abbot’s has strong connections with the Polish Community . Following WW2 Stover was converted into homes for the Polish refugees. This doll was one of 47 in the U.K., and is now the last of its kind.
When Me 109E-4 Black Chevron was shot down by P/O David M Crook of No 609 Squadron RAF in Spitfire Mk I PR-L into Pool Harbour at 16.10 on 13 August 1940, the mangled wreckage was pulled out of the water by local boatmen and displayed in a sports ground with parts being sold off for 6d a piece to raise funds for the local Spitfire Fund. Uffz Wilhelm Hohenseldt of 2/JG53 bailed out badly wounded and could not give much information, except that he had been attacked at 18,000ft.