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Volume 2 - No. 38 - May 24, 1940

'The Wild Beast Springs Out of His Lair'

May1940

'The Wild Beast Springs Out of His Lair'

On May 10, 1940, the Western Front blazed up into a fury of martial activity, as Hitler, with supreme disregard for the law of nations and the principles of civilization, flung his legions on the litt

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'War With All Our Might'

May1940

'War With All Our Might'

I say to the House, as I said to the Ministers who have joined this Government, I have nothing to offer but blood and toil and tears and sweat. We have before all of us an ordeal of the most grievo

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Holland Overwhelmed in a Five-Days Campaign

May1940

Holland Overwhelmed in a Five-Days Campaign

War broke on Holland shortly before dawn on Friday, May 10, and by the evening of the following Tuesday, May 14, the Dutch Commander-in-Chief had decided that further resistance was useless and the "C

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Full index of this magazine

  • Jottings from the Editor's Wartime Diary
  • 'The Wild Beast Springs Out of His Lair'
  • 'War With All Our Might'
  • 'Gort's Men' Speed to Aid the Belgians
  • Parachuite Troops Bring War From the Skies
  • 'Kultur' Comes Again This Side the Rhine
  • Holland Overwhelmed in a Five-Days Campaign
  • Switzerland Stands-To on Her Mountain Bulwarks
  • They March under Leopold to the Battle
  • The Epic Stories of the Glosters on the Frozen Lake
  • Of the British Family Only Eire Is Not aw War
  • Preparing a Hot Reception for Any Parachutists
  • I Was There! - I Saw Fighting, But No Panic, In Amsterdam
  • I Was There! - How We Escaped Bombers and Parachutists
  • I Was There! - Our Captain Was the Last Off the 'Afridi'
  • Malta Is Ready for Any Onslaught
  • Historic Words
  • Our Diary of the War
  • Echoes of the War from Far and Near