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(From Western Daily Press)
Byline: TRISTAN CORK firstname.lastname@example.org
Keith Flower was driving one of the Champs - the 1950s British equivalent of the Jeep - through the Kyrenia Pass when they opened fire.
The Champ in front crashed and rolled over, and the bullets flew towards his. He was hit, looked around and saw Colin Read, a fellow comrade at arms in the Wiltshire Regiment, was hit too.
There, on a dusty late summer evening 5,300 miles from home, Keith Flower nearly died.
"I remember saying 'I've been hit', and looked across at Colin, but he was gone already. They were still firing and it was a miracle I didn't get hit again. All I …