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War Diary March 19th to 27th 1940

Tuesday March 19th 1940 Air Ministry announced that, following German raid on Orkneys RAF bombers damaged German air base at Hornum on island of Sylt. Action was still in progress at midnight. Important debates took place in both House of … Continue reading

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War Diary November 19th to 23rd 1939

Sunday, 19th November It was reported that 120 Czech students had been executed by the Gestapo, and many thousands transported, following riots on Independence Day. Six enemy aircraft were sighted off South-East Coast, and unidentified planes over the Firth of … Continue reading

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Contraband During WW2

Taken from an original article in 1939. Day and night the blockade of Germany goes on. Not by prowling submarine, but by the far more effective method of contraband control.  Not a ship can reach a German port by the North Sea … Continue reading

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