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(L-R): Military Cross with bar, 1939-45 Star, Africa Star with 8th Army clasp (the clasp was only awarded to those who served at El Alamein), Italy Star, France Germany Star and General Service Medal.<br />
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Close ups of Roy's belongings that he took onto Antiques Roadshow. The episode will air this Sunday (23/11/14). <br />
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The incredible story of how legendary German general Erwin Rommel spared the life of a captured British soldier and then served him a glass of beer has been revealed after 70 years.<br />
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Captain Roy Wooldridge met Rommel after being taken prisoner in a dangerous night-time mission to examine submerged mines along the French beaches weeks before the D-Day landings.<br />
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His story is to be told on BBC1's Antiques Roadshow this Sunday.