Though trawlers are a class of naval vessel which seldom become conspicuous, owing to so many of them being assigned to unspectacular duties, the Moonstone was decidedly “in the new” in 1940.
The career of Jan Christiaan Smuts is among the most colourful of those of the Empire's war leaders. From commander of a Boer “commando” he became, on May 24, 1941, a Field-Marshal of the British Army
Early in the morning of March 31, 1941, H.M.S. Bonaventure, accompanied by the destroyer Hereward, was escorting two troopships from Crete to Alexandria, when she received two torpedoes in the starboa
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