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Owen Boyd’s Escape From Vincigliata Castle

Owen Boyd

by Mark Felton John Leeming reflected on the journey that had landed him unexpectedly in the hands of the enemy. They had taken off from RAF Stradishall near Haverhill in Suffolk on 19 November 1940 bound for Cairo via the

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The Invasion of Sicily 1943

by Christian Jennings The Invasion of Sicily By late spring 1943, the Americans and British and their Commonwealth and colonial Allies had won the war in North Africa. The opening of a Second Front in northwest Europe was still a

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