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Volume 9 - No. 213 - August 17, 1945

Now It Can Be Told! - Last Glorious Fight of the Glowworm

Aug1945

Now It Can Be Told! - Last Glorious Fight of the Glowworm

In one of the most daring and courageous sea-battles of the war, the British destroyer H.M.S. Glowworm, of 1,345 tons, fought a single-handed duel at point-blank range with the 10,000-ton German cruis

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Now It Can Be Told! - We Ferried Invasion Trains to France

Aug1945

Now It Can Be Told! - We Ferried Invasion Trains to France

While planning the invasion of the Continent it was realized that as soon as we were established on the far shore railway communications behind our lines would be of major importance and that locomoti

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I Was There! - We Settled a Jap Cruiser in Malacca Straits

Aug1945

I Was There! - We Settled a Jap Cruiser in Malacca Straits

Early in the morning of May 16, 1945, a destroyer flotilla of the East Indies Fleet intercepted a Japanese cruiser in the Malacca Straits and sank her after a spirited engagement. Story of the action

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