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Volume 3 - No. 48 - August 2, 1940

Across the Arid Plains of East Africa Races a Troop of Britain's Fames Somaliland Camel Corps

Aug1940

Across the Arid Plains of East Africa Races a Troop of Britain's Fames Somaliland Camel Corps

One of the finest and at the same time most picturesque regiments among the British forces in Africa is the Somaliland Camel Corps, a troop of which is seen here on the great plain of Tugwijaleh,

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I Was There! - Jerry Machine-Gunned Our Little Boat

Aug1940

I Was There! - Jerry Machine-Gunned Our Little Boat

While engaged in whelk-fishing a few miles from their home port, three fishermen – Cyril Grimes, Roland Grimes and Joseph Barnes – were machine-gunned by a German 'plane which swooped upon their small

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Brief Hour

Aug1940

Brief Hour

'Do not men die fast enough without being destroyed by each other? Can any man be insensible of the brevity of life? and can he who knows it, think life too long!' – Fénelon. We who with careless h

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Full index of this magazine

  • Jottings From the Editor's Wartime Diary
  • When the Highland Brigades Had To Surrender
  • Will Hitler Come With a Fleet of Barges?
  • The Admiral Was Disappointed With the Italians
  • They Are in Britain's Battle-Line in Africa
  • The Empire's Part in the Battle of Britain
  • Across the Arid Plains of East Africa Races a Troop of Britain's Fames Somaliland Camel Corps
  • September 1939: the Polish War in Retrospect
  • Spain is Not at All Eager to Go to War Again
  • Our Searchlight on the War News
  • I Was There! - We Drifted for Six Days on a Raft
  • I Was There! - The Germans Even Gave Us Cigarettes
  • I Was There! - Jerry Machine-Gunned Our Little Boat
  • Raids Cannot Shake Our 'Indomitable Resolution'
  • They Hold Our First Line of Shore Defence
  • Our Diary of the War
  • Brief Hour
  • Items of War Interest from Far and Near