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Naval Writer talks about Sinking of HMS Courageous

This is the final story from the series in War Illustrated by crew aboard HMS Courageous on the day she was sunk. Previous stories are linked at the bottom of this page. One of the most dramatic accounts was given … Continue reading

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We were on HMS Courageous when she was hit! (1939)

The following stories are taken from the War Illustrated, October 1939 and are personal stories reported to the magazine about the sinking of the Aircraft Carrier “HMS Courageous”. One of the youngest survivors was Bugler RD Emerson of the Royal … Continue reading

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Eyewitness Story – Sinking of HMS Courageous 1939

This article is taken from The War Illustrated of October 7th 1939. ┬áIt is a personal account from the “Eye Witness Stories of Episodes and Adventures in the Second Great War”. I jumped from the sinking “Courageous” Exclusive to the … Continue reading

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