This issue Tom spoke with Allan Wilmot, a Jamaican Royal Navy and RAF veteran who served in lifesaving missions off Britain’s coast during WWII (p. 74). In the Frontline, he takes a look at the conquests of the Teutonic Order (p. 14).
In 1940, Captain Witold Pilecki, a soldier with the Polish resistance, offered to go on a reconnaissance mission into Auschwitz. This issue Marianna recounts Pilecki’s incredible story and how he exposed the greatest horror of WWII (p. 44).
In 1942 the Japanese army was driving forward in its conquests in the Far East, with Allied strongholds in their sights. In this issue’s Great Battles, Miguel recounts how US forces faced a shock defeat in the Fall of Bataan (p. 56).