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Volume 3 - No. 58 - October 11, 1940

Britain's Youngest V.C.

Oct1940

Britain's Youngest V.C.

Sergt. John Hannah of the R.A.F., who is only eighteen years of age, has been awarded the V.C. in recognition of most-conspicuous bravery. Here is the official account of the deed which has won for hi

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I Was There! - How We Saved Our Burning 'Plane

Oct1940

I Was There! - How We Saved Our Burning 'Plane

The official story of the heroic feat over Antwerp which won eighteen-year-old Sergeant Hannah of the R.A.F. his V.C. is given opposite. Here is his own account of the incident, making light both of h

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For the Towns of the S.E. Coast

Oct1940

For the Towns of the S.E. Coast

Since Britain rose above the seas, The seas have beaten on her shore, An endless battery prolonged For half a million years or more. The waves at shingle, sand and chalk Have clawed with endles

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Full index of this magazine

  • Jottings From the Editor's Wartime Diary
  • 'All the Brigands Are in One Camp'
  • Singapore - Britain's Strong Point in the East
  • This Is the War of the Unknown Warriors
  • Allies of Britain in the War - Dutch Airmen
  • Triumphs of Fighter & Gunner in a Week's Air War
  • The Incessant Bombing of Germany in September
  • 'Food' for the Navy's Men and Guns
  • Here's To the Men Who Clear Up the Mess!
  • Out of the Frying-pan Into Spitfire
  • Our Searchlight on the War
  • Britain's Youngest V.C.
  • I Was There! - How We Saved Our Burning 'Plane
  • I Was There! - How We Found the 'Benares' Survivors
  • I Was There! - How We Torpedoed a Nazi Troopship
  • Our Diary of the War
  • For the Towns of the S.E. Coast
  • Items of War Interest from Far and Near