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SEP 24 1940 George Cross created, Londoners remain ‘determined’ - See more at: King George VI congratulates Flight-Lieutenant A C Deere, on decorating him with the Distinguished Flying Cross at Hornchurch, Essex. To the King's left stands Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding, Air Officer Commander-in-Chief, Fighter Command.


King George VI confers the DFC to P/O Albert G "Lew" Lewis of No 85 Squadron RAF in an award ceremony at RAF Debden the day after it was gazetted on 25 June 1940 for destroying 5 Me 109 fighters in 2 patrols on 19 May. The recommendation was made by S/L John OW "Doggie" Oliver on watching the 22-year-old South African despatching 3 over Seclin in Hurricane Mk I AK-A, still bearing markings of No 213 Squadron RAF, before evacuating the base for Merville later the day.


A young German soldier having just been treated by medical personnel of the 48th Armored Medical Battalion (2d Armd Div), is being prepared for evacuation to the rear. Picture taken during 'Operation Cobra', Normandy, France, July 28, 1944.


'Operation Babylift' and the Vietnamese Orphans Evacuated to US- 04/05/1975


Statue Of Liberty evacuated following bomb threat and suspicious package -- Society's Child --


Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster


Incendies à Fort McMurray: scènes d'apocalypse dignes d'Independence Day

A massive wildfire, which caused a mandatory evacuation, rages south of Fort McMurray

U.S. Air Force Spy Planes Recorded 1,000 Hours of Video Every Day

U-21A,B,C,D,H mixture of King Air & Queen Air with PT6A-20 powerplants & ramp weight of 10,500.U-21 Ute twin turbine,prop utility aircraft normal cruise 210 knots & endurance of over 5 hours.Low-wing utility aircraft reversing propellers & retractable tricycle gear.U-21 Ute not normally employed as evacuation aircraft.In emergency situations,can be configured to evacuate litter & ambulatory patients.Capable of accommodating 10 ambulatory patients,or 3 litter + 3 ambulatory patients & a…


Hundreds evacuated after World War II bomb unearthed in Cheylesmore

Site of unexploded WWII bomb in Coventry