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When Worlds Collide #9: Near-misses in the ‘Battle of Ceylon’ (Japanese Air Raid on 5 April 1942)

Text of my ‘When Worlds Collide’ column published in Ceylon Today Sunday newspaper on 1 April 2012 Few among us have personal memories of the Japanese air raid of Ceylon that happened on the Easter Sunday, 5 April 1942. Yet … Continue reading

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