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Volume 3 - No. 53 - September 6, 1940

Our Searchlight on the War

Sep1940

Our Searchlight on the War

French Ships to be Demobilized After France surrendered there arose problems concerning the future of three French naval vessels – the aircraft carrier "Béarn", the cruiser "Emile Bertin", and the tr

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V.C. of a Broken Bridge

Sep1940

V.C. of a Broken Bridge

The Victoria Cross has been awarded to 2nd Lieut. R. W. Annand, Durham Light Infantry, for most conspicuous gallantry on May 13-16, 1940, when the platoon under his command was on the south side of th

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V.C. Won in Belgium

Sep1940

V.C. Won in Belgium

C.S.M. Gristock, of the Norfolk Regiment, was awarded the V.C. for most conspicuous gallantry on May 21, 1940, when his company was holding a position on the line of the River Escaut, south of Tournai

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Full index of this magazine

  • Jottings From the Editor's Wartime Diary
  • The First Year of the War Seen in Retrospect
  • One Tremendous Year of History
  • London is Bombed by Stealthy Night Raiders
  • Across the Channel Whined the German Shells
  • John Bull and Uncle Sam Keep Rolling Along!
  • Twenty Acres of Scrap Torn Down from the Sky
  • R.E.s Dig Up Time Bombs Like Potatoes!
  • I Was There! - Sixty Shells Dropped Round My Ship
  • I Was There! - I Rescued An Airman In My Canoe
  • I Was There! - We Ran Into a German Balloon Barrage
  • Our Searchlight on the War
  • V.C. of a Broken Bridge
  • V.C. Won in Belgium
  • Our Diary of the War
  • Items of War Interest from Far and Near