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Volume 5 - No. 129 - May 29, 1942

Corregidor: Epic of 'Grim, Gaunt & Ghastly Men'


Corregidor: Epic of 'Grim, Gaunt & Ghastly Men'

After five months of heroic struggle against overwhelmingly superior numbers, Lieut.-Gen. J. M. Wainwright, commander of the American forces on Corregidor Island, was forced to surrender to the Japane

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Full index of this magazine

  • Mr. Churchill Look Back - and Forward
  • 'Baedeler Raids' Are No Reply To Rostock!
  • Our Searchlight on the War
  • Not Bravery Alone Could Save Burma
  • Britain's High Command: How the War Is Planned
  • Russia: The Winter War in Retrospect
  • Our Diary of the War
  • Now It Is the Nazis Who Fear Invasion
  • Corregidor: Epic of 'Grim, Gaunt & Ghastly Men'
  • I Was There! - I Worked Alongside the Russians for Six Months
  • I Was There! - I Saw Burma's Pagodas Bombed Into Ruins
  • I Was There! - Life's Not Too Bad in a Workers' Hostel
  • I Was There! - I Went Back to Malta in Wartime
  • Editor's Postscript