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Volume 10 - No. 255 - April 11, 1947

The Building of Mulberry Harbour

Apr1947

The Building of Mulberry Harbour

Vital build-up in reinforcements and supplies of the successful landings in France in June 1944 was made possible by the unique construction methods employed to produce two complete harbours in the Br

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How We Fought by Night With Invisible Rays

Apr1947

How We Fought by Night With Invisible Rays

Another big secret of the war was disclosed early in 1947 when the operational use of infra-red rays was made known to the public. Scientists who had been studying these rays since the First Great War

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

Apr1947

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

Built by the Messrs. Harland & Wolff in the city after which she is named, H.M.S. Belfast of 10,000 tons, with main armament of twelve 6-inch guns and speed of 32 knots, was the most modern cruiser af

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25th (Indian) Division

Apr1947

25th (Indian) Division

Colours: Black on Green Formed at Salem, Madras, in August 1942, at a time when a Japanese invasion on the Madras coastline was considered highly probably, the 25th (Indian) Division moved to the A

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No. 460 Squadron

Apr1947

No. 460 Squadron

Motto: "Strike and Return" An all-Australian Squadron, No. 460 began training at Breighton, Yorks, in January 1942, equipped with Wellington aircraft. Operational sorties were carried out in the fo

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I Was There! - How We Breached the Atlantic Wall

Apr1947

I Was There! - How We Breached the Atlantic Wall

With grenade and bayonet and tommy-gun Royal Marine Commandos went in from the sea and attacked on D-Day... Here is a close-up of swift-moving battle against Germans entranced behind "impregnable" def

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