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We Were Saved by RAF Flying Boats (1939 WW2)

The article is a copy originally run by the “Daily Telegraph” in September 1939.  It is a joint account of the rescue of the crew of the ‘Kensington Court’ told first by the Master, Captain J Schofield, and then by … 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.  It 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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