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Volume 9 - No. 215 - September 14, 1945

Now It Can Be Told! - How the Navy's Phantom Fleet Hoaxed the Hun

Sep1945

Now It Can Be Told! - How the Navy's Phantom Fleet Hoaxed the Hun

For nearly two years of the war the Royal Navy used a fleet of wooden warships fitted with dummy guns to hoax enemy reconnaissance aircraft and bombers. They were merchant ships with elaborate superst

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Now It Can Be Told! - This Was Hitler's Amazing Plan for Britain

Sep1945

Now It Can Be Told! - This Was Hitler's Amazing Plan for Britain

There recently fell into British hands a document which now can be regarded as grimly humorous. Entitled "The Military Administration of England", it was a close secret of the German High Command. Fro

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Now It Can Be Told! - Gangsters for Commandos

Sep1945

Now It Can Be Told! - Gangsters for Commandos

Among recruiting suggestions considered in the early days of the Commandos was whether it would be better to use real toughs or gangsters either from the United States or British cities rather than so

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Holland's Gratitude

Sep1945

Holland's Gratitude

At Buckingham Palace on August 19, 1945, there were delivered to Their Majesties a letter and a bunch of flowers the simple gift of Netherlanders who had served in Britain during the war. The flower

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