12/07/2024
Norwich, GB 17 C
Researching and reporting on the lives of some really interesting people (RIP)

MONIQUE HANOTTE, aged 101

A Belgian schoolgirl who joined the Comet Line, rescuing Allied airmen from the Nazis, she was forced into a daring escape herself.

TED OATES, aged 101

Growing up in Huddersfield he joined the TA and the Army and had a dramatic escape through Belgium and France andwas part of the evacuation of Dunkirk. His story became the basis of a film.