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In-depth coverage of military history from the turn of the 20th century through to the present day.

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The Sinking of Ark Royal

Despite the fact the Germans claimed to have sunk her on numerous occasions, even producing illustrations of her sinking after an air attack in the North Sea, the aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal stayed very much afloat, playing a vital part in the Royal Navy’s war until late 1941. However, on 13 November that year, writes Alexander Nicoll, fate – and the Germans – finally caught up with her.

Death of Vivacious ‘Spitfire Girl’

Joy Lofthouse as an ATA pilot. (VIA MELODY FOREMAN) THE DEATH...

The ‘People’s Spitfire Pilot’ Dies

Franciszek ‘Tony’ Kornicki (right) with other 315 Sqn pilots....

THE ATRE

An unknown Music Hall actor takes centre stage posing as General...

The Star of Africa

Robin Schäfer

Hans Joachim Marseille the fighter pilot was trouble - but if...

Robin Schäfer

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Size Matters

The Battle of Kursk, described in CMV 192 by James Kinnear, stretched...

Collectable Books

On the Shelf Armoured Cars 1900-1963 Author Royal Armoured...

FREE GIFT

WHEN YOU TAKE OUT A 2-YEAR OR DIRECT DEBIT SUBSCRIPTION TO CLASSIC...

FROM THE EDITOR

Nik Wyntess The opening of The Tiger Collection saw one of...

Russia Trains for Cold War

With a view to testing the battle-readiness of troops, equipment,...

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