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Volume 7 - No. 172 - January 21, 1944

The War at Sea

Jan1944

The War at Sea

Seldom has an enemy loss given greater satisfaction to the Royal Navy than the sinking of the Scharnhorst in a night action. It is not generally appreciated that she was the ship which, in company wit

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Two Ships Attack Eleven in Big Sea-Air Battle

Jan1944

Two Ships Attack Eleven in Big Sea-Air Battle

Bay of Biscay Battle of Dec. 27 and 28, 1943, resulted in the destruction of a 5,000-ton armed enemy blockade runner (see page 540) and the sinking of three German destroyers; others were damaged. The

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The War in the Air

Jan1944

The War in the Air

It might at first sight appear that the entirely naval action in which the Scharnhorst was sunk off the North Cape (see pp. 518-520) was an incident in the war so completely maritime as to refute by i

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Full index of this magazine

  • The Battle Fronts
  • The War at Sea
  • Air Battles Higher Than Man Has Yet Fought
  • Just Who Is Fighting Whom In Yugoslavia?
  • Non-Belligerent Turkey in the Allied Camp
  • Views & Reviews
  • Two Ships Attack Eleven in Big Sea-Air Battle
  • At Hell-Fire Corner: Britain's Front-Line Town
  • I Was There! - Ghastly Road of the Five Graves Led to Ortona
  • I Was There! - Our Seven Weeks' Nightmare as Arctic Castaways
  • I Flew 1,000 Miles Over Battle-Torn Russia
  • Our Diary of the War
  • The War in the Air
  • Latest Warplane News from the World's Skyways
  • Editor's Postscript