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Volume 9 - No. 216 - September 28, 1945

With Our Armies Today

Sep1945

With Our Armies Today

The war having been brought to a successful end it is very important that we should form a correct judgement on the reasons for our initial disasters and our ultimate recovery so far as we ourselves w

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Now It Can Be Told! - Concealed Compasses For R.A.F. Crews

Sep1945

Now It Can Be Told! - Concealed Compasses For R.A.F. Crews

Every R.A.F. man who had to bale out over enemy territory hung on to his compass to the very last as a means of helping him to find his way across unknown country to safety. Special compasses for th

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Now It Can Be Told! - Divers Prepared Way for the D-Day Invasion

Sep1945

Now It Can Be Told! - Divers Prepared Way for the D-Day Invasion

One of the best-kept secrets of the war, the story of 200 men who prepared the way for the Allied invasion of the European continent was disclosed in August 1945 in a Reuter message. Six weeks before

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Now It Can Be Told! - Naval Commandos Sank Ships at Singapore

Sep1945

Now It Can Be Told! - Naval Commandos Sank Ships at Singapore

Led by a Scottish army officer, sixteen sailors of the Royal Australian Navy paddled canoes into Singapore harbour and sank six enemy merchant ships with limpet bombs. This daring raid deep into Japan

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