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Lieutenant General Sir Adrian Paul Ghislain Carton de Wiart VC,...

wikipedia - 10 Sep 2019
Lieutenant General Sir Adrian Paul Ghislain Carton de Wiart VC, KBE, CB, CMG, DSO (5 May 1880 – 5 June 1963) was a British Army officer born of Belgian and Irish parents, and recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" in various Commonwealth countries. He served in the Boer War, First World War, and Second World War; was shot in the face, head, stomach, ankle, leg, hip, and ear; survived two plane crashes; tunnelled out of a prisoner
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Fightin' Iron: Adrian Carton de Wiart

Shooting Illustrated - 10 Oct 2017
Sometimes you come across a warrior so tough, even superlatives don't do justice. Adrian Carton de Wiart is one of those warriors.
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The Times - 09 Mar 2019
Simon Norton was a mathematical mastermind with an abundance of facial hair who spent most of his life in a messy basement eating tinned mackerel with rice, ...
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Telegraph.co.uk - 09 Nov 2012
Fergie Sutherland, who has died aged 81, was a soldier, sportsman and racehorse trainer, and sent out Imperial Call to win the Cheltenham Gold Cup in 1996; ...
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Boing Boing - 12 Jul 2013
Lieutenant-General Sir Adrian Paul Ghislain Carton de Wiart VC, KBE, CB, CMG, DSO (5 May 1880 – 5 June 1963), was a British Army officer of Belgian and ...

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