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War Diary October 9th to 15th, 1939

Monday 9th October The Admiralty announced that on the previous afternoon a German naval squadron had been sighted by patrol aircraft south west of Norway.  Owing to oncoming darkness the enemy escaped.  There were repeated actions in the North Sea … Continue reading

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Why We Are At War – Part 1

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When Britain went to war in 1914 many reasons were advanced for the tremendous step.  The Primary cause of the War, or course, was the invasion of Belgium, whose integrity and independence we had been pledged to defend since the … Continue reading

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Germany on the Eve of the Nazi Betrayal

When, a week before the invasion of Poland, the correspondents of the British Press were withdrawn from Berlin, a curtain descended upon Germany, cutting if off, as it were, from the outside world.  Occasionally it was moved by the breath of rumour, … Continue reading

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