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A red cloth napkin with the signatures of eight individuals, including Peter Banting and H J Rothwell his pilot. It is positioned with a yellow armband inscribed 'Deutsche Wehrmacht'.

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Commando raid on Rommel's HQ, Posthumous award. Account of award of Victoria Cross to Lieutenant Colonel G C T Keyes for his part of a raid on Rommel's headquarters in Libya in November 1941 and an account of the action.

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Sub headlines: perimeter breached by air and tank attack, defenders determined resistance, Bardia reported in enemy hands. Article contains account of fall of Tobruk to German forces on 21 June 1942. States 25000 prisoners and German forces in Bardia…

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First partial article: after Bir Hakem account of recent activity in desert campaign mentioning German tank tactics. 27-mile perimeter, mentioning that Tobruk was indefensible against really determined attack, Second article. British losses in…

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First article: Rostov evacuated, fierce fighting on banks of the Don, Novocherkassk also abandoned, Russian pressure kept up at Voronezh. Account from eastern front. Second article: barbarity of Japanese, allied prisoners tortured, prisoners short of…

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Three articles about reprisals against British prisoners of war if German prisoners are fettered. Claims that Germans captured at Dieppe were chained. First: More British prisoners to be chained, fiercer German threats, Italians join the plot,…

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Headlines: Rommel's army in full retreat, 9000 prisoners taken, relentless attacks on disorderly columns, commander if Afrika Korps captured. 12 nights and days of attacks by allied forces, General von Stumme captured. 260 German and Italian tanks…

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First article headlines: 8th army on heels of fleeing enemy, prisoners expected soon to number 100000, drive ahead, Montgomery new order to his troops. Account of operations in desert against German and Italian forces. Second article mentions…

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Article 1: Rapid U.S. advance in North Africa, important aerodromes occupied, little resistance on beaches, successful landing from crippled transport. Reports landings in French North Africa. Article 2: Rommel's panzer army retreat turned to rout,…

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Article 1. Headlines: German troops occupy Vichy France, armistice agreement at end, Hitler's message to Pétain, defence against imminent allied attack. German forces enter unoccupied France to defend against allied attack. Article2. Headlines;…

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Article. Headlines: recapture of Tobruk, Sollum and Bardia also occupied by eighth army, troop-carriers filled with Germans shot down in sea mentions six large aircraft shot down flying north from Tunisa, pace of pursuit 130 miles in two days. Sketch…

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Article 1. Headlines: Geraud leads French fight in Tunisia, allies racing to his support, paratroops in vanguard, British first army advances. general Giraud who escaped from Vichy France is reported to be leading French garrison fighting German…

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Article 1. Headlines: parachute troops deep in Tunisia, clearing the way for first army, Mekili occupied by General Montgomery's forces, axis takes to open desert, Article 2. Headlines: German defeat in central Caucasus, many tanks abandoned,…

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Headlines: battles of pursuit at Stalingrad, disorderly axis retreat in the north west, 15000 more prisoners taken, hour of reckoning has struck. German forces threatened with encirclement.

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Headlines: the retreat from Stalingrad, another 12000 prisoners taken, Russian grip on vital railways, axis reports new soviet offensive at Kalinin.

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Article 1. Headlines: big Russian push on Moscow front, Soviet troops advance 20 miles over wide area, 10,000 Nazis die, five divisions routed: 300 localities liberated. Article 2. Headlines: Tunisia: Germans on defensive, forces await British push…

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Article 1. Headlines; Mr Churchill's warning to Italy, new offensive from African spring-board, towards a climax in Russia. Article 2. Headiness: Italian mutiny at Piraeus, troops take to brigandage. Italian troops refusing to embark for Africa.…

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Article 1. Headlines: implacable foe of new deal, Republican's new chairman. Deals with appointment of Mr Harrison Spangler as the new chairman of the United States Republican party national committee. Article 2. Headlines; shackling of war…

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Article 1. Headlines: huge Nazi losses in 2 Soviet pushes, 169,000 men killed and 74,500 captured by Russians, Stalingrad takes 1510 tanks in 3 weeks, Article 2. Headlines: Rommel in retreat to west, driven from strong El Agheila positions, more…

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Article 1. Headlines: Rommel's army cut in two, armoured forces trapped, heavy casualties in efforts to break out, constant allied air attacks. Article 2. Headlines: Darlan answers questions, French navy to join allies, desire for unity. Mentions…

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Article 1. Headlines: Germans driven beyond Kotelnikovo, falling back along the railway, threat by soviet left wing, fierce enemy resistance at Millerovo. Article 2. Headlines: murder plot in Algiers, twelve arrested, threat to Giraud and U.S…

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Article 1. Headlines: 'Millerovo retaken by the Red Army, Russian reported across the Donetz, Rossosh in Soviet hands again, final assault on Sixth Army'. Article 2. Headlines: 'New attack launched by Eighth Army, Rommel withdraws from whole of…

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Article headlines: Siege of Leningrad lifted, Schlüsselburg captured after 7-day battle, fighting in the streets of Kamensk, rout of 4 German divisions.

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Article 1. Headlines: Mr Churchill meets Mr Roosevelt, ten days conference at Casablanca, plans for this year's offensives, unconditional surrender for the axis, de Gaulle sees Giraud, Article 2. Headlines: trapped Stalingrad armies liquidated,…

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Article 1. Headlines: Paulus and 15 generals captured, 18,000 more prisoners at Stalingrad, total force surrounded known to be 330,000, Germans peril in Caucasus. Article 2. Headlines: Mr Churchill flies to Turkey, meeting with president Inönü,…
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