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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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