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Recent Obituaries - Sqn Ldr. Tony Iveson DFC & Manfred Rommel.

Article about: A couple of men of note regarding the history of WWII have recently passed away. Squadron Leader Tony Iveson DFC was both a Spitfire pilot during the Battle of Britain, and a Lancaster pilot

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    Default Recent Obituaries - Sqn Ldr. Tony Iveson DFC & Manfred Rommel.

    A couple of men of note regarding the history of WWII have recently passed away.

    Squadron Leader Tony Iveson DFC was both a Spitfire pilot during the Battle of Britain, and a Lancaster pilot that flew on the Tirpitz raids.

    Squadron Leader Tony Iveson - Telegraph

    Manfred Rommel was the only son of Field Marshall Erwin Rommel, and a witness to his last moments on earth.

    Manfred Rommel - Telegraph

    The sons of opposing wartime generals - Telegraph

    May they both Rest in Peace.
    'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
    We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
    It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
    Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'

    In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.

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    R.I.P. For both of these men.

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    Don't make men like that any more..Put all our war stories to shame...Cheers Terry.

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