World Battlefronts: The Last V-Bomb?

The Easter holidays brought a prayerful hope to Britons: that they had seen and felt and heard the last of the Germans' devilish V-bombs. For three days and nights, up to this week, not a single buzz-bomb (V1) or rocket bomb (V2) had fallen on Britain.

Londoners felt like celebrating; this might at least be the beginning of the end of nine months of the Things. But they were warned to caution. Reports that the Germans were evacuating their rocket bases in The Netherlands, if true, might mean that the enemy would send over a...

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