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Crucible
Author: Charles Emmerson Publisher: Bodley Head Price: £25 Released: 05 September By 1917 the Great War had been raging for almost three years. Millions had been killed or mutilated in an industrial conflict in exchange for little gain. Yet, 1917 wa
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Roald Dahl’s Flying Helmet
Though best remembered as one of the greatest children’s authors of the 20th Century, Dahl was also a distinguished veteran. While working for Shell in Tanganyika, Dahl was commissioned as a lieutenant into the King’s African Rifles in August 1939. H
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Rebirth Of The Tercio
Tercio (literally ‘third’) was the name used by Spanish infantry regiments in the 16th and 17th centuries. The Legion’s original name was Tercio de extranjeros (literally ‘Tercio of Foreigners’), which changed to Tercio de Marruecos (Tercio of Morocc