FLEEING THE FIRESTORM 

IN A CONFLICT THAT SAW AMBUSH, TRAGEDY AND FLAME, THE ROYAL NORFOLKS FACED THEIR TOUGHEST TEST WHEN A GUERRILLA HUNT AWRY. STEVE SNELLING REPORTS

BRITISH TROOPS AND LOCALS FIGHT A RAGING FOREST FIRE, AROUND A MONTH AFTER THE TRAGIC EVENTS OF OPERATION LUCKY ALPHONSE 
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As he spoke to me, Brian Wright could still picture the ghastly scene with crystal clarity. For him, it is a recurring horror that the passage of more than 60 years has done nothing to erase; he can see the smoke rising menacingly above a tangle of hills as an inferno of wind-fanned flames rages out of control.

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