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Journalist William Forrest Arrested as a German Spy – 1939

Crossing into Romania in the wake of the retreating Polish Government and the diplomatic corps came the newspaper correspondents.  Among them was William Forrest, of the “News Chronicle”, who tells how, in the general panic, he and an American colleague … Continue reading

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Fighting from Foreign Frontier (WW2 1939)

Here is the first eye-witness battle story from the Western Front written by Hester Marsden-Smedley, “Sunday Express” reporter.  She stood under fire in a sandbagged sap at Schengen, just inside the Luxembourg frontier, and watched the French advance towards the … Continue reading

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