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Volume 3 - No. 45 - July 12, 1940

How the Nazis Broke France's Fortress Line

Jul1940

How the Nazis Broke France's Fortress Line

From time immemorial Man has sheltered in fortresses designed to withstand a long siege and to resist the strongest weapons of the age. Though every Great War in Europe for generations past has shown

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I Was There! - How We Bombed the Maastricht Bridges

Jul1940

I Was There! - How We Bombed the Maastricht Bridges

In earlier pages of "The War Illustrated" (Vol. 2 p.p. 574, 581, 631, and 654) reference has been made to the magnificent feat of an R.A.F. Bomber Squadron which blew up the bridges at Maastricht a

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1904-1940

Jul1940

1904-1940

Was I not faithful to you from the first? When have I ever failed you since my youth? I loved without illusion, knew the worst, But felt the best was nearer to the truth. You were indulgent too

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Full index of this magazine

  • Jottings from the Editor's Wartime Diary
  • On France Descends the Silence of Defeat
  • Why the German Army Won in France
  • On Vimy's Hill Sacred to Canada Hitler Triumphs
  • How the Nazis Broke France's Fortress Line
  • There Was Little Left in St. Malo for the Nazis
  • Poles Stand Unyielding By Britain's Side
  • What of the French Colonial Empire?
  • The British Navy Moved - and Hilter Lost a Fleet
  • From 'Down Under' to the Defence of the Homeland
  • How Great Was France - How Low Is She Fallen Now!
  • Our Munitions are 'Vital to the Nation & the World'
  • 'Go To It!' is the Munition Workers' Slogan
  • 'If the Invader Comes' - How He Will be Repulsed
  • Day by Day Britain's Home Defences Grow
  • Nazi Terror Reaches the Channel Islands
  • Our Searchlight on the War News
  • Scared by Stalin, Carol Turns to Hitler
  • I Was There! - I Was in Charge of 450 French Wounded
  • I Was There! - How We Bombed the Maastricht Bridges
  • I Was There! - I Served as a Woman in the French Army
  • What Twelve Days of Air War Cost Germany
  • Our Diary of the War
  • 1904-1940
  • Items of War Interest from Far and Near