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Work Set to Start on Burma Spitfire Recovery

Work Set to Start on Burma Spitfire Recovery
By Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation on Feb 05, 2013 at 02:15 PM in WW II

In two weeks, aviation archaeologists will start working to unearth what they expect will be as many as 36 new-in-the-box Supermarine Spitfires. British warbird researcher David Cundall believes the fighters were buried in crates near the end of World War II in Burma, now Myanmar. He worked for years to locate the cache, and earlier this year secured the rights to dig up the aircraft.
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Eric Lomax Dies at 93; ex-POW's Act of Forgiveness Set Stage for Memoir 'The Railway Man'

By Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation on Feb 05, 2013 at 01:58 PM in WW II

Lomax was a British army officer when he was captured by Japanese forces during WWII. He went more than 45 years without speaking to a single Japanese person, he later said. After years of suppressed rage, he tracked down the interrogator who tortured him.

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