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Douglas C-47 Skytrain/dakota
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D-day: The Longest Day, 6 June 1944 The First 24 Hours
Author: Will Fowler Publisher: Amber Books Price: £19.99 Will Fowler’s book promises to provide a detailed view of the first 24 hours of the Normandy landings, the invasion of France that moved World War II into its final phase. With such a book, wh
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In this issue, History of War readers have the chance to win a brilliant bundle of classic war films, all brought into crisp 1080p quality on Blu-ray. This bundle includes critically acclaimed films such as Sink The Bismarck! and Lifeboat, as well as