Peril In Paradise:The Andaman Islands Victoria Crosses

A sun-drenched tropical island is probably the last place you would think of where gallantry medals might be won, but in 1867 five British soldiers risked their lives to land a boat and successfully rescue a party of their comrades from the clutches of fierce cannibalistic natives on the Little Andaman Island in the Bay of Bengal. An act for which they received the Victoria Cross. More

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About James W Bancroft

In the four decades James has been writing he has produced more than a hundred books and articles, the subjects of which reflect his varied interests. When he is not writing James enjoys singing, playing and listening to music.

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