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Michelle MC, bravest girl in the Army

A teenage army medic has become the first woman to be awarded the Military Cross, one of the highest honours for gallantry in combat. Private Michelle Norris, 19, braved a hail of sniper and machine-gun fire from 200 insurgents during a pitched battle in southern Iraq in order to give lifesaving treatment to a wounded comrade.

from bridesupnorth.com

Kate Halfpenny for a mint green wedding at Whirlowbrook Hall

Kate Halfpenny for a relaxed wedding at Whirlowbrook Hall (c) Shoot Lifestyle Wedding Photography (16)

The Women’s Land Army were the unsung heroines of World War II. With so many men overseas, women were brought in to work on farms, producing the vital food supplies needed to keep wartime Britain going.

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Dunnottar Castle

Dunnotar Castle - Stonehaven - William Wallace, Mary Queen of Scots, the Marquis of Montrose and King Charles II, all graced the Castle with their presence. It was at Dunnottar Castle that a small garrison held out against Cromwell’s army for eight months. By close of the 14th century, Dunnottar was firmly under Scottish control, under the Clan Keith.