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How to be your own 'heir hunter' and track down a fortune

A guide tells you how to identify relatives' unclaimed estates and the documentation you need to make a claim 

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/11750469/How-to-be-your-own-heir-hunter-and-track-down-a-fortune.html 

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Welcomed - but its taken a long time. 
Mitsubishi plans WWII apology to British PoWs
Yukio Okamoto said Japanese company intends to follow landmark apology to American PoWs with similar apology to prisoners from other nations

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/japan/11755214/Mitsubishi-plans-WWII-apology-to-British-PoWs.html #pow   #ww2  

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You have to applaud Lord Ashcroft for having brought so many Victoria Crosses and important medals together but so important to remember the stories behind them. Extra ordinary lady of courage and sacrifice:

WWII heroine Violette Szabo's who was awarded the George Cross and who worked for the SOE in occupied France.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/11755734/WWII-heroine-Violette-Szabos-George-Cross-fetches-260k.html

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Robbery, knifings and murder in the blackout: How the other side of the Blitz spirit sent Britain into an unprecedented crime wave #blitz

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3167653/Robbery-knifings-murder-blackout-Blitz-spirit-sent-Britain-unprecedented-crime-wave.html

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Remains of dozens of Jews used for Nazi experiments during the Second World War have been found stored at a laboratory in Strasbourg 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3166977/Remains-86-Jews-used-Nazi-experiments-WW2-discovered.html

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WWII 'time capsule' under the White Cliffs of Dover opens to the public
A network of tunnels carved out of chalk in just 100 days in the 1940s reveals fascinating insights into war-time life

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/environment/tourism/11750370/WWII-time-capsule-under-the-White-Cliffs-of-Dover-opens-to-the-public.html
#ww2

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Japan's Mitsubishi corporation made a landmark apology for using US prisoners of war as forced labour during WW2. 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-33584704 #WW2

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How the Ghost Army helped to foil the Nazis: Allied forces used decoy unit called the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops comprised of artists and sound technicians to trick the enemy during Second World War

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3167435/How-Ghost-Army-helped-foil-Nazis-Allied-forces-used-decoy-unit-called-23rd-Headquarters-Special-Troops-comprised-artists-sound-technicians-trick-enemy-Second-World-War.html #worldwar2

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How Black Death drove survivors down the pub: Survivors of plague turned to beer as wages soared in years after pandemic 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3138203/How-Black-Death-drove-survivors-pub-Survivors-plague-turned-beer-wages-soared-years-pandemic.html

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A day of sadness and joy: the story of the V-E Day girls of Trafalgar Square Seventy years after Joyce Digney became the iconic V-E Day girl hugging soldiers in the fountains of Trafalgar Square, she talks to Peter Foster in Maple Ridge, Vancouver 
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/history/world-war-two/11696274/A-day-of-sadness-and-joy-the-story-of-the-V-E-Day-girls-of-Trafalgar-Square.html
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