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    Britain At War March Issue - OUT NOW!

    In this issue:

    The Great Escape
    James Hoare details the preparations and daring 1944 breakout of Allied PoWs from the infamous Stalag Luft III prisoner of war camp and subsequent mass murder of most of the escapees.

    The Many Roads to Sagen
    Andrew Thomas profiles the careers of several airmen who would later participate in the Great Escape and discovers how they ended up in Stalag Luft III.

    Javelins on Guard
    Three Gloster Javelin pilots recount to Steve Bond their experiences of operating a British Cold War interceptor during the Indonesian Confrontation.

    Sampling the Devils Porridge
    We look at a Gretna-based museum, sited close to a former munitions factory on the English/Scottish border, dedicated to remembering the thousands who worked there.

    Mission to Murmansk
    Australian War Memorial historian, Dr David Sutton, highlights the important politico-diplomatic role the Hampdens of 455 and 144 Squadrons adopted on their hazardous mission to northern Russia.

    Reputations: General Sir Alexander Godley
    Historian Terry Kinloch profiles the controversial Alexander Godley, who commanded British and Dominion troops in two disastrous battles of the Great War and asks if his reputation for ineptitude is justified.

    And Much More!

    Britain At War's March issue is available now from WHSmith and all other leading newsagents for just 4.80. Alternatively, pick up your copy with FREE P&P* from or download a digital edition from - simply search 'Britain At War'.

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