After The Battle Issue No. 049

After The Battle Issue No. 049

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After The Battle Issue No. 49

Europe's Last VC

Author:Winston G. Ramsey
Language:English Text
Dimensions:Soft cover, 8.5" x 11"
Pages:56 pages
Photos:b+w wartime photos and present day color comparisons
Maps:Some maps
Publisher:After The Battle, UK
Item No. ATB-049

  • EUROPE'S LAST VC - Guardsman Edward Charlton fought the battle which earned him the posthumous award of the Victoria Cross at Wistedt in northern Germany in April 1945.
  • It Happened Here - Incident at Imber - The horrendous accidental machine-gunning of a spectator stand during a live-firing demonstration on Salisbury Plain in April 1942 described by Denis C. Bateman.
  • War Crime - The Ascq Massacre The murder of civilians by 12. SS-Panzer-Division in this Belgian village in March 1944 by Dr Jean-Marie Mocq.
  • Wreck Recovery - A Lonely Grave on Ben More Assynt - David J. Smith tells the story of the commemoration to crew of Anson N9857 lost on a training flight on April 13, 1941.