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WWII veterans reunited for first time since parachuting from stricken bomber

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Nick - Web Team Nick - Web Team | 13:58 UK time, Monday, 14 July 2008

Two World War II veterans who last saw each other as they parachuted out of their damaged bomber in 1944 have met up for the first time in 64 years. Lancaster gunners Leslie Faircloth from Wrexham and Dougie Jordin from Blackpool were both 19 when they were forced to bail out over Paris.

All seven crew survived, but they were never reunited, writes BBC News Wales.

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