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Volume 7 - No. 169 - December 10, 1943

I Was There! - I Took the First Churchill Tanks into Action

Dec1943

I Was There! - I Took the First Churchill Tanks into Action

Suitable adapted to the terrain, Churchill tanks went into action for the first time in North Africa, near Sbiba. Their baptism of fire is here vividly described for “The War Illustrated” by Sergt. G.

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Full index of this magazine

  • The Battle Fronts
  • The War at Sea
  • How Hitler's Canals Help the Nazi War Effort
  • Views & Reviews
  • Dashing D.R.s of the Royal Corps of Signals
  • The Home Front
  • I Was There! - With the Soviet Troops I Entered Burning Kiev
  • I Was There! - I Saw Nazi Paratroops Attack in Leros Battle
  • I Was There! - I Took the First Churchill Tanks into Action
  • I Was There! - I Crashed and Was Lost in the New Guinea Jungle
  • Our Diary of the War
  • The War in the Air
  • Editor's Postscript