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Volume 7 - No. 177 - March 31, 1944

This Trawler Helped to Send a U-Boat to its Doom

Mar1944

This Trawler Helped to Send a U-Boat to its Doom

Fish was the quarry of H.M. trawler Imperialist before the war; now she hunts U-boats. Since early 1940, when she discarded fishing nets for guns and depth charges, the Imperialist has gained for hers

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Our Colonies in the War: No. 4 - Ascension

Mar1944

Our Colonies in the War: No. 4 - Ascension

Thirty-four square miles Ascension Island occupies an important place in the war effort of the British Empire. Discovered by a Portuguese, Joao da Nova, in 1501, on Ascension Day, it remained uninhabi

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Full index of this magazine

  • The Battle Fronts
  • The War at Sea
  • Fishermen of Britain Fight to Bring Us Food
  • This Trawler Helped to Send a U-Boat to its Doom
  • Our Colonies in the War: No. 4 - Ascension
  • Gladly Would the Finns Get Out of the War
  • What Exactly is Happening in Rumania Now?
  • Views & Reviews
  • How We Speed the Training of a 5,000 Pilot
  • I Was There! - We 'Recce' Men Raided the Nazis at Anzio
  • I Was There! - I Rammed a German Plane - and Walked Home
  • First British Link with Tito in Yugoslavia
  • Our Diary of the War
  • The War in the Air
  • U.S. Bombers Blast Berlin in Daylight Raids
  • R.A.F. Drops 5-ton Bombs - with This Effect
  • Editor's Postscript