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Volume 3 - No. 52 - August 30, 1940

I Was There! - How We Got to Egypt with Our 'Planes

Aug1940

I Was There! - How We Got to Egypt with Our 'Planes

In addition to the French airmen who escaped to England after the armistice to continue the fight under General de Gaulle, others flew their 'planes from Syria to Egypt and joined up with the R.A.F. T

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Our Searchlight on the War

Aug1940

Our Searchlight on the War

Splinters Mystery Solved Heavy fragments of grooved steel, some of them still red-hot, were picked up in two areas on the South-East Coast following two heavy explosions on August 13. The explosions,

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V.C. of Namsos

Aug1940

V.C. of Namsos

It was announced on August 16 that the second naval V.C. of the war had been conferred on Lieut. R. B. Stannard, R.N.R., for "outstanding valour and devotion to duty" at Namsos. The first British nava

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Dortmund-Ems Canal V.C.

Aug1940

Dortmund-Ems Canal V.C.

The first bombing of the Dortmund-Ems Canal, one of Germany's great inland waterways, was announced on July 17, and Flight Lieutenant Learoyd was engaged in these operations. The feat for which he was

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Full index of this magazine

  • Jottings From the Editor's Wartime Diary
  • It Was a Very Tight Corner at Wytschaete
  • Prestige Was the Chief Casualty in Somaliland
  • Britain's Bombers Hit Back With a Vengeance
  • Twelve Months After
  • Not All Vichy's Waters Can Wash Out Their Guilt
  • Occupied or Unoccupied, All France is Miserable
  • Australia's ' Porcupines' Have Plenty of Prickles!
  • Britain's Defenders Beat Back the Nazi Raiders
  • We Stand Erect on the Road to Victory
  • Greece Has Good Reason to Fear Italy
  • The Merchant Navy Defies Hitler's Blockade
  • I Was There! - We Saw The Bombers Fall Like Leaves
  • I Was There! - I Watched Them Bomb A Lightship
  • I Was There! - We Puzzled the Germans With Out Gaelic
  • I Was There! - How We Got to Egypt with Our 'Planes
  • Our Searchlight on the War
  • V.C. of Namsos
  • Dortmund-Ems Canal V.C.
  • Our Diary of the War
  • Items of War Interest from Far and Near