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Lieutenant General Sir Adrian Paul Ghislain Carton de Wiart VC,...

wikipedia - 15 Sep 2016
Lieutenant General Sir Adrian Paul Ghislain Carton de Wiart VC, KBE, CB, CMG, DSO (5 May 1880 – 5 June 1963) was a British Army officer born of Belgian and Irish parents, and recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" in various Commonwealth countries. He served in the Boer War, First World War, and Second World War; was shot in the face, head, stomach, ankle, leg, hip, and ear; survived two plane crashes; tunnelled out of a prisoner
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Adrian Carton de Wiart: The unkillable soldier

BBC News - 07 Jan 2015
Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart was a one-eyed, one-handed war hero who fought in three major conflicts across six decades, surviving plane crashes and PoW camps. His story is like something out of a Boy's Own comic. Carton de Wiart served in the Boer War, ...
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IPN wydał oświadczenie ws. wypowiedzi prof. Andrzeja Friszke

Onet.pl - 13 Sep 2017
Józef Jaklicz, płk Leon Mitkiewicz, Vadim Birstein, Borys Sokołow, Miklos Horvath, David Glantz, Marek Jan Chodakiewicz, Tadeusz Krasnodębski, Andrzej Olejko, Piotr Nykiel, Adrian Carton de Wiart, Albert Seaton i wielu innych. Prowadzone przez niego ...
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By Tony Rennell for the Daily Mail

Daily Mail - 27 Apr 2017
General Sir Adrian Carton De Wiart in November 1943 escaped along with other British prisoners of war by digging a tunnel out of the fort. Posing as Austrian tourists on a hiking holiday, he and O'Connor began marching northwards towards the Swiss ...
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Adrian Carton de Wiart - brytyjski generał, który pokochał Polskę

Dziennik Polski - 29 Apr 2017
Przybyszem tym był gen. Adrian Carton de Wiart, brytyjski kawalerzysta, uczestnik kilku wojen, w tym tej ostatniej, którą spędził na froncie zachodnim, poszukiwacz przygód, myśliwy, sportowiec, człowiek wielu pasji, którego barwne życie zasługuje na ...
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My ancestor, hero of the Somme

The Times (subscription) - 01 Jul 2016
When Anthony Loyd risks his life in the world's war zones he takes inspiration from his remarkable great-grandfather, Lieutenant-General Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart, who manned the trenches with just a walking stick. One hundred years on, he retraces ...
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Adrian Carton de Wiart – człowiek niezniszczalny

Wirtualna Polska - 19 Nov 2016
Mimo niesprzyjających okoliczności Adrian Carton de Wiart otrzymał patent oficerski i został podporucznikiem. Wojna go jednak rozczarowała, brakowało możliwości, aby wykazać się w boju: marzenie o samotnej szarży na oddział Burów, bohaterskiej ...
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Is trying to transcend pain a pointless activity?

ABC Online - 12 Aug 2017
How much pain do we want in our lives? One straightforward answer is "as little as possible". And it seems like a popular one — if the proliferation of increasingly specific painkillers and the popularity of movements like effective altruism is ...
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Fergie Sutherland

Telegraph.co.uk - 09 Nov 2012
His parents had divorced, and his mother, Joan, had married Lt-Gen Sir Adrian Carton de Wiart, VC (an award he neglected to mention in his memoirs), former military representative to Chiang Kai-shek. She and de Wiart had moved to Ireland in 1950, and ...

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