After The Battle Issue No. 156
After The Battle Issue No. 156
After The Battle Issue No. 156
After The Battle Issue No. 156
After The Battle Issue No. 156

After The Battle Issue No. 156

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After The Battle Issue No. 156

Is Paris Burning?




Author(s):Editor: Karel Margry
Language(s):English text
Format:Magazine
Dimensions:Softcover, 8.5" x 11"
Pages:55 pages
Photos:Wartime B+W photos and present day color comparisonss
Publisher:After The Battle, UK
Item No. ATB-156



  • The Bombing of Dublin - On the night of May 30/31, 1941, four Luftwaffe bombers, on their way to attack Liverpool, drifted off track and by mistake bombed the city of Dublin. David Mitchelhill-Green tells the story of the raid in which over 40 people lost their lives and more than 100 were injured.
  • War Film -Is Paris Burning? released in 1966, tells the story of the liberation of the French capital in August 1944. Karel Margry takes us through the making of the film.
  • Lyndon B. Johnson's Silver Star -David Mitchelhill-Green explains how the then future President of the United States was controversially awarded the Silver Star. 
  • A Night at the Acropolis -George Pararas-Carayannis tells the story of two young students (Manolis Glezos and Lakis Santas) who decided to do something about the swastika banner placed at the tip of the Acropolis by German invaders. As a symbolic act of defiance they set out to climb the Acropolis at night to take down the flag and destroy it.