Dnieper River in 1943 and then, by the summer of 1944, to the borders of East Prussia. Along side the single-sheet "timeless" leaflets, were news based tracts including newspapers and magazines. Worn condition with some separation but incredibly rare to survive, and the first copy we have seen in over 40 years. With ring loop mountings. A most attractive piece of gentlemans deskware. This famous action saw Captain Francis Grenfell win the Victoria Cross. Originally invented by the Italians in, during the First World War they were first said to have been used by the French in 1914, although they were also later used by the British and Germans. In September 1939 the First Steps were made for the setting of priorities. Joined by other members of the platoon, led by Staff Sergeant Charles Provenzano, upon arrival at the crash site they immediately went to the burning plane and proceeded to extinguish the flames, disregarding the danger of bombs and a gas tank which was burning and.