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Volume 4 - No. 79 - March 7, 1941

I Was There! - I Was Six Months Escaping from France

Mar1941

I Was There! - I Was Six Months Escaping from France

Called up with the "twenties" in November 1939 and sent to the Western Front in the following spring, Sapper John Garbett had a remarkable series of adventures before reaching England in December 1940

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The Flower

Mar1941

The Flower

Now England's moat is manned; On every tower The yeomen of an island country stand And wait the hour. Now wonder dies away and through the land Fair mistress pleasure sleeps withing her bower. W

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Full index of this magazine

  • Jottings from the Editor's Wartime Diary
  • Into Benghazi Marched the Army of the Nile
  • In Jubaland They 'Hit Them - and Hit Them Hard'
  • Smiters of the Regia Aeronautica
  • The Way the Ground Staff Beat the Winter
  • War & Threat of War in the Far East
  • Mighty Men of Valour Are the Greeks
  • A Turn for the Better in the Shipping War
  • They Were Marooned in the South Seas
  • Our Searchlight on the War
  • But for Their Masks They Would Have Wept!
  • Honoured for Gallant Conduct
  • I Was There! - I Was Six Months Escaping from France
  • I Was There! - We Bombed Brest with Our Engines Frozen
  • I Was There! - I Spent a Wintry Night in a Destroyer
  • In Poland the Nazi Brute Still Rages
  • Our Diary of the War
  • The Flower
  • Items of War Interest from Far and Near