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    Britain at War - FREE Military Museums Guide!

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    A Brilliant Fighting Spirit
    When Lt Robert Hampton Hammy Gray attacked a Japanese ship in the closing days of World War Two, he displayed exceptional gallantry and a brilliant fighting spirit. His courage led to the award of what was to be the last VC of the war, as Andrew Thomas relates.

    Coward To Hero
    Initially branded a coward, and having faced a Court Martial, Irish-born Australian, Dick Kelliher, was determined to clear his name. Steve Snelling explains how he did just that in a display of supreme gallantry in a bloody clash with Japanese troops in the struggle for New Guinea.

    Cold War Catastrophe
    The harrowing tale of an entirely avoidable Cold War accident, caused when a low-flying RAF Meteor jet fighter tore through the heart of a British market town during the 1950s, is related by Andy Saunders.

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    Devils In Skirts And Ladies From Hell
    Regular Britain at War contributor Rob Schfer examines the truth behind the tale that German soldiers of the First World War called their kilted Scottish adversaries either Devils in Skirts or Ladies from Hell.

    The Forgotten Fleet
    As the US Third Fleet turned away from Okinawa in 1945, another fleet headed east across the Bay of Bengal. Thomas McKelvey Cleaver highlights the valued efforts of the forgotten British Pacific Fleet and its aircraft carriers.

    Into Thin Air
    In December 1944 the world-famous band leader, Major Glenn Miller, disappeared on a flight to France whilst over the English Channel. What became of him, and the circumstances of his demise, have been shrouded in mystery and intrigue ever since. Author and historian Dennis M Spragg casts fresh light on the story.

    AND MUCH MORE!

    Britain at War May issue is AVAILABLE NOW for just 4.80 from the Key Online Shop. Alternatively, you can purchase your copy from WHSmith, any other leading newsagent or download your digital copy here.

 

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