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Volume 4 - No. 72 - January 17, 1941

Our War Gazetteer


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Bardia. Libyan port, strongly fortified and a vital Italian base; 12 miles from Egyptian-Libyan frontier; on coastal road to Tobruk, 65 miles west. Captured by British on January 5, 1941. Benghazi.

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Full index of this magazine

  • Jottings from the Editor's Wartime Diary
  • Bardia Was Another Glorious Victory
  • Navy, ARmy and Air Force Triumphed Together
  • Solving the Identity of the Nazi Raiders
  • From Arctic to Pacific the Chase Goes On
  • A Winter's Tale of War in the Balkans
  • Fire Over Germany: The Year's Lurid End
  • Let Us Now Praise Those Who Fought the Fire
  • The Mediterranean Fleet is in Good Heart & Fettle
  • I Was There! - I Saw the City Burning at Midnight
  • I Was There! - 'Don't You British Women Ever Cry?'
  • I Was There! - Our Flight Was a Regular Nightmare
  • Our Searchlight on the War
  • Our Diary of the War
  • Our War Gazetteer