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Volume 10 - No. 235 - June 21, 1946

Why 'Scharnhorst' and 'Gneisenau' Escaped

Jun1946

Why 'Scharnhorst' and 'Gneisenau' Escaped

Towards the end of March 1941 the German battleships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau entered the port of Brest, France. Dispatched into the Atlantic on a commerce-raiding expedition, they narrowly escaped f

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His Majesty's Ships - H.M.S. Rorqual

Jun1946

His Majesty's Ships - H.M.S. Rorqual

Motto: Neither Rashly Nor Timidly. A submarine of 1,520 tons, H.M.S. Rorqual was launched at Barrow-in-Furness in 1936. She is the only unit out of a class of six to come safely through the war,

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Our War Leaders in Peacetime - Slim

Jun1946

Our War Leaders in Peacetime - Slim

Famous leader of the 14th Army, General Sir William Slim, K.C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O., was the last of the war-generals to make the headlines. He abhors personal publicity. The latter fact is illustrated b

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