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
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
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
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
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
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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