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  NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 8th May, 1942 : At 9.00 a.m. aircraft from Lexington and Yorktown take … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)  8th May, 1942 : The Japanese Navy publicity department has some explaining to do . Yesterday, in reporting that the Imperial Navy had attacked combined British (actually Australian) and American fleet in the Coral … Continue reading

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