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Volume 10 - No. 254 - March 28, 1947

His Majesty's Ships - H.M.I.S. Bengal

Mar1947

His Majesty's Ships - H.M.I.S. Bengal

A fleet minesweeper of 650 tons, with a speed of 15 knots, armed with one 4-inch and a few smaller guns, H.M.I.S. Bengal was built in Australia for the Royal Indian Navy in 1942. Soon after being comm

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19th (Indian) Division

Mar1947

19th (Indian) Division

Colours: Yellow on Red Background Formed in the Secunderabad area in October 1941, the original number of the famous "Dagger" Division was 18, and it was commanded while on active service by Major-

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No. 250 Squadron

Mar1947

No. 250 Squadron

Motto: "Close to the Sun" Formed at Aqir, Palestine, on April 1, 1941, and equipped with Tomahawks American fighter aircraft the first action of No. 250 Squadron was recorded on May 13, 1941, w

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Full index of this magazine

  • How Germany Came to Grief at Sea
  • His Majesty's Ships - H.M.I.S. Bengal
  • 19th (Indian) Division
  • The Welsh Guards
  • British West Indies and Bermuda
  • I Was There! - Knocking Around in the Indian Ocean
  • I Was There! - Wartime Life in the Lonely Falklands
  • I Was There! - Berlin's Black Market As I Knew It
  • I Was There! - We Hunted Bandits on the Ledo Road
  • No. 250 Squadron
  • I Was There! - I Saw Jap Suicide Pilots in Action