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Marion Browning

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It is with great sadness that the Dorset Branch has to advise that Marion Browning, their long standing and much admired secretary passed away on Monday 23rd September. Marion was the branch secretary of the Dorset Branch for over twenty years until having to relinquish her post in May due to ill health. Marion was one of the original members …

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Warships number 196

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In this 44 page issue, David Chessum describes a 1937 US proposal to lease destroyers to the South American Republics. Tom Adams details the Arapaho concept of a “bolt on “ system to adapt large container ships to serve as helicopter carriers resulting in the RFA RELIANT. Michael Pryce tells the story of Operation Lucid which in 1940 intended to …