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Old 28-01-2017, 07:43 PM   #125
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The One That Got Away is a 1996 ITV television film directed by Paul Greengrass and starring Paul McGann.. It is based on the book of the same name by Chris Ryan telling the true story of a Special Air Service patrol during the Gulf War in 1991..Release date 18 February 1996..

The Setting Sun..

1996 February 17 - Evelyn Laye, CBE was born (10 July 1900) as Elsie Evelyn Lay in Bloomsbury, London, and known informally as Boo..She was the subject of This Is Your Life on 2 occasions - In Philadelphia, Garry Kasparov beats "Deep Blue" in a 2nd chess match - Erika Fasana is an Italian artistic gymnast - The 8.2 Mw Biak EQ shakes the Papua province of eastern Indonesia with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe)..A large tsunami followed, leaving 166 people dead or missing and 423 injured..This EQ was a thrust in a very oblique subduction zone..It ruptured at least 270 km (170 mi) along the New Guinea trench - Sasha Pieterse is a South African-born American actress and singer-songwriter/18 – An IRA briefcase bomb in a bus (171 bus in Aldwych) kills the bomber Edward O'Brien & injures 9 in the West End of London..The device is thought to have been brought on to the bus from an address in south-east London..Brendan Woolhead, was under armed guard at St Thomas's Hospital..Woolhead died in October due to drug detoxification treatment for addiction to heroin, and in 2001 the doctor responsible was struck off\19 – Allen Alvarado is an American teen actor..He played Lex Marin in the Discovery Kids series Flight 29 Down..He has appeared in 15 commercials - A wooden ferry capsizes as it enters the port of Cadiz in the Philippines, killing 54 people – Approximately 1000 passengers are trapped in the Channel Tunnel when 2 Eurostar trains break down due to electronic failures caused by snow & ice/20 - Patrick John Brough is an English footballer who plays for Salford City on loan from Carlisle United - Toru Takemitsu (October 8, 1930) was a JaPANese composer & writer on aesthetics & music theory - Audrey Marie Munson (June 8, 1891) was an American artist's model and film actress, considered "America's First Supermodel," aka "Miss Manhattan", the "Panama–Pacific Girl", the "Exposition Girl" and "American Venus"...On May 27, 1922, Munson attempted suicide by swallowing a solution of bichloride of mercury..On June 8, 1931, her mother petitioned a judge to commit her to a lunatic asylum..She remained in the St. Lawrence State Hospital for the Insane in Ogdensburg for 65 years, until her death at the age of 104..She was buried without a gravestone of her own in the Munson family plot in New Haven Cemetery, NY..The area was originally called "Vera Cruz"..Ulster County is a located in the U.S. state of New York..

The One That Got Away - (7/7)..

The content of the book was heavily criticised by fellow Bravo Two Zero patrol members Mike Coburn & Malcolm MacGown in Coburn's Soldier 5 - Despite the book describing Ryan's single handed attack on 2 Iraqi 'Land-Rover type' vehicles, killing 2 Iraqi soldiers with a knife, the SAS's RSM at the time of the patrol, and fellow Gulf War veteran, Peter Ratcliffe stated that, at the Regimental debrief, "[Ryan] made no mention at all of encountering enemy troops on his trek"..Coburn, along with patrol members Andy McNab & Ian Pring all wrote letters to deceased patrol member Vince Phillips' family subsequent to the release of this book.. Coburn wrote: "At no time throughout the patrol did Vince display the actions portrayed...On the contrary, the very fact that he was on patrol disputes [Ryan's] version of events, otherwise he would never have been allowed to deploy across the border"..Pring described the book as "a pack of lies..The portrayal of Vince Phillips (24277782) was a despicable betrayal of what happened..Revelations became more and more outrageous, culminating in a book and film that saw him portrayed in an unfair and undignified manner"..According to the SAS regimental roll of honour, it states that (4 Troop) SGT Phillips died of exposure while evading capture in Iraq on the 22nd of January 1991 at the age of 36 - Diana, Princess of Wales, celebrated her 36th birthday at Tate Gallery in London with a few celebrity Guests... most cases men willingly believe what they wish..Fortune, which has a great deal of power in other matters but especially in war, can bring about great changes in a situation through very slight forces...

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