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March
2002
Contents - Angels' Nightmare On Leyte (The 11th Airborne Division faced some of the most vicious combat of World War II during its operations to clear Leyte, in the Philippines. In an excerpt from the forthcoming book Into The Rising Sun, veterans of the 11th recount for the first time their gruesome memories of the fight around Ormoc); Tragic Voyage Of Junyo Maru (Japan's refusal to honor the rules of war and place Red Cross flags on ships transporting POWs led to horrific consequences for the men on board Junyo Maru); The Fuhrer's Fighters (By 1943, Adolf Hitler's once feared air force was fighting for its life in the skies over Germany. Faced with overwhelming numbers of Allied fighters and bombers, the men of the Luftwaffe fought bitterly to change the course of the European air war. This 16-page aviation art section features 24 paintings by the finest contemporary artists commemorating the last stand of the Luftwaffe) Departments - Editorial; Communiques; Armament (Although only arrived in service too late to alter the course of the war in Europe, the first jet aircraft made technological advances that would usher in a new age of aerial warcraft); Personality (An opportunity to earn a little bit of extra money working part time set William Frederic Friedman on the road to becoming the greatest code-breaker of all time); Perspectives (Efforts are underway to save U-505, the last enemy vessel captured by the U.S. Navy on the high seas, for future generations of sailors and scholars); Reviews (The fate of France's great wineries provices a telling example of the price of German occupation); Undercover (An unfortunate shot led to the defeat of a daring British Commonwealth Commando raid on Singapore Harbor); Almanac; WWII Marketplace
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September
2002
Contents - Final Thoughts Of The Blond Knight (In the final interview before his death, 352-voctory ace of aces Erich Hartmann talked candidly about his World War II experience and reflected on an amazing career in the Luftwaffe); A Very Savage Operation (For the untried men of the 126th Infantry Regiment, the brutality of the war in New Guinea began even before the first shot was fired); Ambushed By The Afrika Korps (As they began their advance on Sidi Bou Zid, Tunisia, the supremely confident men of the U.S. 1st Armored Regiment had no idea they were driving into a trap) Departments - Editorial; Communiques; NEW WWII Today; One Man's War (Al DeFrancisco, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division); Commands (Number 485 Squadron, Royal New Zealand Air Force); Perspectives (More than half a century after the end of World War II, a group of American veterans finally have a chance to thank their Kachin comrades for their efforts in Burma); Armament (America's only production lightweight fighter of World War II never served in the Army Air Forces); Personality (Known among his fellow prisoners as "Big X", Roger Bushell had already made five escape attempts before leading the Great Escape); Undercover (Desperate to remove the threat to its convoys, the Royal Navy sent tiny X-craft submarines to sink Tirpitz, the largest warship in the German fleet); Reviews; WWII Marketplace; Almanac
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November
2002
Contents - 'Chesty' Puller's Epic Stand (In October 1942, the fate of the American position on Guadalcanal rested with Lt. Col. Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller and his 7th Marines); Triumph Of Operation Torch (Operation Torch, the Allied invasion of North Africa, was born of the rancourous debate between British and American planners on how best to fight the war against Adolf Hitler's Germany); On Campaign With The Bengal Lancers (During his time with the famed Bengal Lancers, Brigadier Francis Ingall witnessed the twilight of Britain's wars of empire and the last days of the British-controlled Indian army); Thunderbolt Strike On The Road To Montelimar (When Republic P-47 fighters from the 79th Fighter Group swarmed into the Rhone River valley in August 1944, they demonstrated the brutal effectiveness of tactical air power) Departments - Editorial; Communiques; Commands (The 201st Fighter Squadron, Mexican Expeditionary Air Force); WWII Today; One Man's War (George Pirnik flew two combat tours in the Eighth Air Force and then volunteered to serve in Korea and, later, in Vietnam); Armament (Charles F. Brannock's shoe-fitting device may have been one of the most unglamorous, but essential, devices in the American arsenal); Undercover (In October 1944, the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Eastwind unexpectedly came upon the half-frozen crew of a German trawler off the coast of Greenland); Personality (The forgotten ace of an unheralded air force, Teresio Martinoli deserves to be remembered as Italy's ace of aces); Perspectives (The wreck of the Liberty Ship John Barry holds the secrets of a failed top-secret mission and millions of dollars in silver); Reviews; WWII Marketplace
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