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Volume 10 - No. 250 - January 17, 1947

His Majesty's Ships - H.M.A.S. Sydney

Jan1947

His Majesty's Ships - H.M.A.S. Sydney

A Cruiser of 6,830 tons, launched in 1934, the Sydney bore one of the most famous names in the Royal Australian Navy. Her predecessor of the same name, also a cruiser, was responsible for sinking the

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Deathless Honour for Such as These

Jan1947

Deathless Honour for Such as These

Lieutenant Thomas Wilkinson, V.C., R.N.R. Posthumous award of the V.C., in recognition of his heroism and sell-sacrifice and of that of all who fought and died with him in a most gallant action on

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No. 65 Squadron

Jan1947

No. 65 Squadron

Motto: "By Force of Arms" Disbanded after the First Great War, the squadron was reformed at Hornchurch, Essex, on July 10, 1934, was there at the outbreak of the Second Great War and was eventually

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Full index of this magazine

  • Blade Force's Gallant Failure was Invaluable
  • His Majesty's Ships - H.M.A.S. Sydney
  • The Green Howards
  • 4th (Indian) Divison
  • Ceylon, Mauritius & The Seychelles
  • Europe's Wartime Capitals in 1947 - Bucharest
  • Deathless Honour for Such as These
  • I Was There! - A Clerk Takes a Jump Into France
  • No. 65 Squadron
  • I Was There! - I Swam For Life Through Black Oil
  • I Was There! - First to Meet the Japanese in Malaya
  • I Was There! - Chased by a Radio-Controlled Bomb
  • Ne Facts and Figures