Table of Contents – March/April 2010 – World War II

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Cover Story
Gung Ho: The Makin Raid’s Strange Legacy
Scores of heroes emerged from a disastrous marine assault in the Pacific
By Steven Trent Smith

Spy Class 101
In an obscure corner of Canada, the Brits taught warfare’s dark arts to American agents
By David Stafford

Orde Wingate in Ethiopia
The eccentric guerrilla warfare pioneer restored a king to his throne in 1941
By Gay Jervey

Portfolio
Capa in Color
The famed war photographer did pretty as well as he did gritty

Nazis in Manhattan? Call the Mafia
When the SS Normandie went up in flames in 1942, New Yorkers made a deal with the devil to protect their waterfront
By Lorraine B. Diehl

Weapons Manual
Flattops to the Rescue
Essex-class carriers turned the tide of the Pacific war
By Max Gadney

DEPARTMENTS

Mail

World War II Today
Deadly British blunder; D-Day auction; Donald Miller

Conversation
Edward J. Drea on Japan’s Imperial Army
By Gene Santoro

War Letters
Snow at the Bulge
By Andrew Carroll

Unknown Soldiers
Russian rocket scientist
By Stephen Budiansky

Time Travel
Nuremberg
By Peter Bennett

Reviews
Hell to Pay; Rommel’s Desert War; The Saboteur

What If…
…Franco’s Spain Had Entered the War?
By Mark Grimsley

Challenge
Gung Ho!—the movie

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2 Responses

  1. David Tice

    My answers to the challenge questions on page 79 of the March/April issue::

    1. One plane, used to tow large gliders.

    2. Carlson’s Raiders were transported by two subs

    3. The patch was worn by the “Chindits”

    Reply
  2. Robert Bell

    How can I get this issue as I did not recieve it. I am willing to pay for it. Thank you robert Bell

    Reply

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