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Magnús Ágústsson is 95 years old and believes he will never know why that RAF plane shot at him when he was a teenager.

Icelandic man remembers RAF plane shooting at him 75 years ago in remote farmland

8 Dec Magnús Ágústsson, a teenager at the time, was going to gather sheep in Bieringstangi in Vatnsleysuströnd on the Reykjanes peninsula 75 years ago when he saw a plane flying low over his farm and going straight towards him.

The ships sailed in memory of the men who died in 1942.

A convoy of battleships sails up Hvalfjörður to commemorate the PQ17 convoy in 1942

26 Jun Six battleships and one submarine sailed from Faxaflói bay from Reykjavík up Hvalfjörður on Friday to commemorate that 75 years have passed since the allied convoy PQ17 was destroyed by Nazi submarines and ships in WWII.

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