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Bernard Jordan, whose “Great Escape” was hailed around the world died peacefully in hospital

January 7, 2015 3:03 am
Bernard Jordan, whose “Great Escape” was hailed around the world died peacefully in hospital

A British World War II veteran who secretly slipped out of his care home to join the D-Day commemorations in northern France last year has died aged 90, the home said. Bernard Jordan, whose “Great Escape” was hailed around the world as the embodiment of his generation’s war-time spirit, died […]

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