Posts Tagged: Australia

Left for dead near the summit of Mount Everest, Lincoln Hall, 56, loved the challenge of mountaineering

SYDNEY, Australia – Australian mountain climber Lincoln Hall has died from mesothelioma. He was 56. The world-renowned mountaineer, who was a member of the 1984 first Australian Everest expedition, died “peacefully” in Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney yesterday, Simon

Left for dead near the summit of Mount Everest, Lincoln Hall, 56, loved the challenge of mountaineering

SYDNEY, Australia – Australian mountain climber Lincoln Hall has died from mesothelioma. He was 56. The world-renowned mountaineer, who was a member of the 1984 first Australian Everest expedition, died “peacefully” in Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney yesterday, Simon

World War II flying ace James Morehead, 95, shot down 8 faster, superior Japanese Zeros

PETALUMA, Calif. – A genuine American war ace who did his greatest fighting 70 years ago over the skies of Darwin has passed away in California at the age of 95. Colonel James Morehead played a crucial role in the

World War II flying ace James Morehead, 95, shot down 8 faster, superior Japanese Zeros

PETALUMA, Calif. – A genuine American war ace who did his greatest fighting 70 years ago over the skies of Darwin has passed away in California at the age of 95. Colonel James Morehead played a crucial role in the

Mike deGruy, who survived shark attack, piloted hang gliders, dove beneath ice caps, dies in helicopter crash

(What an exciting life Mike deGruy, a diver who filmed underwater and on land the world over, must have led.) JASPER’S BRUSH, Australia – World-renowned filmmaker Mike deGruy died Saturday at age 60 in a fiery helicopter crash shortly after

Mike deGruy, who survived shark attack, piloted hang gliders, dove beneath ice caps, dies in helicopter crash

(What an exciting life Mike deGruy, a diver who filmed underwater and on land the world over, must have led.) JASPER’S BRUSH, Australia – World-renowned filmmaker Mike deGruy died Saturday at age 60 in a fiery helicopter crash shortly after

Fascination with planes drew commercial artist Joe DeMarco, 93, to WWI aircraft

TOWSON, Md. – Salvatore Joseph “Joe” DeMarco, a commercial artist and former manager of art services for AAI Corp. who was also widely known for his detailed drawings of World War I aircraft, died Friday of lung cancer at Gilchrist

Fascination with planes drew commercial artist Joe DeMarco, 93, to WWI aircraft

TOWSON, Md. – Salvatore Joseph “Joe” DeMarco, a commercial artist and former manager of art services for AAI Corp. who was also widely known for his detailed drawings of World War I aircraft, died Friday of lung cancer at Gilchrist

One of Britain’s most respected studio potters, Ray Finch, has died at 97

Ray Finch, who has died aged 97, was one of the most respected British studio potters of the last half century. He was internationally admired for work that expressed the more traditional values of his craft – superbly glazed functional

One of Britain’s most respected studio potters, Ray Finch, has died at 97

Ray Finch, who has died aged 97, was one of the most respected British studio potters of the last half century. He was internationally admired for work that expressed the more traditional values of his craft – superbly glazed functional