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Volume 8 - No. 192 - October 27, 1944

British Valour in the Hell that was Arnhem

Oct1944

British Valour in the Hell that was Arnhem

In hundreds the parachute troops of the 1st Airborne Army were dropped in landing areas from transport planes (1). Some, hard-pressed in their foxholes at Arnhem, bombarded German positions with thr

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Weapons in Brief: The Alphabet Goes to War

Oct1944

Weapons in Brief: The Alphabet Goes to War

Communiqués and newspapers refer frequently to Service arms, weapons, secret and otherwise, ships and personnel, by initial letters and names which sometimes can be very puzzling to the reader. This c

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I Was There! - It Was a 'Tough Do' at the Bridge of Arnhem

Oct1944

I Was There! - It Was a 'Tough Do' at the Bridge of Arnhem

A handful of British parachute troops who fought on for three days and nights when surrounded at the end of the Arnhem bridge were taken prisoner, removed to Germany, then escaped to our lines. One of

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