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Volume 10 - No. 248 - December 20, 1946

The First Attack by British Parachutists

Dec1946

The First Attack by British Parachutists

On February 10, 1941, a small band of determined men dropped by parachute from six R.A.F. aircraft through a starlit sky in Souther Italy. Their mission was to demolish an important aqueduct not far f

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

Dec1946

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

Motto: "It will stand, however it is thrown." Survivor of a batch of four fast minelayers laid down in 1939, H.M.S. Manxman displaces 2,650 tons, mounts a six 4-inch and several smaller guns, and w

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Full index of this magazine

  • The First Attack by British Parachutists
  • His Majesty's Ships - H.M.S. Manxman
  • The Buffs
  • 1st (Airborne) Division
  • Solomons and Other Pacific Islands
  • Europe's Wartime Capitals in 1946 - Belgrade
  • Last Words on the 'Invasion' of 1940
  • I Was There! - At a Place They Call El Alamein
  • I Was There! - Twixt Riven Halves of a Flaming Hull
  • I Was There! - We of the Army Served in D.E.M.S.
  • No. 57 Squadron
  • I Was There! - When France Fell My Luck Went With It
  • New Facts and Figures