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    Polish WWII fighter pilot, 97, dies of coronavirus in New York City | Daily Mail Online

    Polish WWII fighter pilot, 97, who flew 100 missions with the British Royal Air Force after the Nazis invaded his country dies of coronavirus in New York City


    • Jerzy Glowczewski, 97, died of complications from COVID-19 on April 13 in New York City
    • Glowczewski fled his home in Warsaw, Poland, after Nazi soldiers attacked his city in 1939
    • He and his stepfather fled the Warsaw, and searched for what remained of the Polish army
    • Glowczewski served with the Allie Forces in the Independent Carpathian Rifle Brigade in Egypt and Libya for a time
    • He then traveled to Britain to become a fighter pilot with the Royal Air Force
    • Glowczewski completed 100 missions with the Royal Air Force and received the Polish Cross of Valor three times
    • He later became an architecture who worked in the United States, Egypt and Poland
    • Glowczewski last worked as a architecture professor at Pratt Institute New York
    • He is believed to have been the last surviving member of a group of Polish exiles who joined the Royal Air Force to fight the Nazis.
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    Was thinking 'who'?, but just read the link and he's the chap from possibly one of the best tv shows of the 80's - Boys from the Blackstuff. Don't have kids, so i never knew he'd taken over from Ringo on Thomas.
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    Rupert Hine, producer for Tina Turner, Rush and Underworld, has died aged 72

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesbrown View Post
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    I was due to watch him in an exhibition match but lockdown put a stop to it.

    RIP Willie
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