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Pioneering female pilot who flew Spitfires during Second World War and became magazine cover girl dies aged 91

Maureen Dunlop de Popp, a female pilot who flew Spitfires, Lancasters and Hurricanes during the Second World War, has died aged 91. Dunlop joined the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) in 1942 and became one of a small group of female pilots based at White Waltham in Berkshire who were trained to fly 38 types of aircraft between factories and military airfields across the country.

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Shaped by War: Photographs by Don McCullin

Don McCullin is one of the greatest war photographers. This is just one of many, many of his images. They are stunning. http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/2010/may/22/don-mccullin-southern-frontiers-interview http://www.nytimes.com/1997/10/30/style/30iht-don.t.html?pagewanted=all

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The Black Prince. (15 June 1330 – 8 June 1376) was the eldest son of King Edward III of England and his wife Philippa of Hainault as well as father to King Richard II of England.He was called Edward of Woodstock in his early life, after his birthplace, and has more recently been popularly known as the Black Prince. An exceptional military leader, his victories over the French at the Battles of Crécy and Poitiers made him very popular during his lifetime.

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"Goodbye Old Man" by Fortunino Matania. (December 1st, 1917 – Fins, Nord-du-Calais, France -WWI)

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UK: Mary Seacole (1805-1881) the pioneering nurse and heroine of the Crimean War. Women we admire; influential women in history #Lottie dolls #herstory

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It's Scary How Accurate These 23 Tweets Are About Dating And Relationships

With the long-awaited release of "Avengers: Age of Ultron" later on today at midnight, we figured it'd be fitting to preface the occasion with some priceless fandom humor.That being said, here are some of the best Avengers posts on Tumblr throughout the mounting anticipation.

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In this June 18, 1965 file photo, an unidentified U.S. Army soldier wears a hand lettered "War Is Hell" slogan on his helmet, in Vietnam. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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