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
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
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
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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