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TOPIC: "Winkle" Brown has died.

"Winkle" Brown has died. 21 Feb 2016 20:01 #1

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At 97.Expected, but still sad.
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"Winkle" Brown has died. 21 Feb 2016 20:03 #2

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RIP Eric, one of the greatest Pilots ever.

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"Winkle" Brown has died. 21 Feb 2016 21:24 #3

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A tweet from the Royal Navy.


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"Winkle" Brown has died. 22 Feb 2016 10:24 #4

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Very sad.

A real hero in my eyes and another one of those such people I'll now never get a chance to meet.

RIP

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"Winkle" Brown has died. 22 Feb 2016 18:12 #5

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It was a great pleasure to finally meet him at Flying legends 2014. A remarkable man. Blue skies.

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"Winkle" Brown has died. 22 Feb 2016 20:31 #6

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Another legend sadly gone, to meet all the other legends gone before him who kept us free during both wars, blue skies
Llanbedr History not to be forgotten!!!!!!!

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"Winkle" Brown has died. 26 Feb 2016 17:27 #7

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BBC2 is showing the programme about him again tonight, I don't remember seeing it earlier so must have rescheduled as a tribute to him.

HISTORY DOCUMENTARY: Britain's Greatest Pilot: The Extraordinary Story of Captain Winkle Brown
On: BBC 2 Scotland (02)
Date: Friday 26th February 2016 (starting in 1 hour and 34 minutes)
Time: 19:00 to 20:00 (1 hour long)

Captain Eric 'Winkle' Brown recounts his flying experiences, encounters with the Nazis and other adventures leading up to and during the Second World War. Illustrated with archive footage and Captain Brown's own photos.
(Stereo, Repeat, Widescreen, Subtitles, Audio Described, 4 Star)
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Excerpt taken from DigiGuide - the world's best TV guide available from www.getdigiguide.tv/?p=1&r=7346

Copyright (c) GipsyMedia Limited.

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"Winkle" Brown has died. 26 Feb 2016 18:29 #8

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It was shown a few months ago but well worth watching.

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"Winkle" Brown has died. 26 Feb 2016 18:37 #9

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Chris Lowe wrote: It was shown a few months ago but well worth watching.


It has been on several times previously - note it is 20:00h tonight in Wales.


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