Dieppe Raid

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Name: Dieppe Raid
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

War veteran, 92, reaches 100mph on the world’s longest fastest zip wire

A 92-year-old war hero went 100mph down the world’s fastest and longest zip-wire.Alan Saunders, of Old Martyrs, Langley Green, said going down the 500ft high zip line was a “wonderful, exhilarating experience”.Alan, who is partially blind, said: “I didn’t ... [Published Crawley Observer - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

WWII veteran to ride world's longest zip wire

Alan Saunders from Crawley, West Sussex will face speeds of up to 100mph as he goes across the 500ft, mile long wire in Penrhyn Quarry later.During the Second World War, he served as a Royal Marine and is one of the last survivors of the 1942 Dieppe Raid ... [Published itv.com - Sep 17 2014]

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