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Flashpoints: Air Warfare in the Cold War

In this weighty, beautifully printed book, the author outlines...

From the Editor

PRINCESS ELIZABETH, COLONEL-IN-CHIEF OF THE GRENADIER GUARDS,...

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Inside Your Magazine

Next Month November 2022, Issue 187 On Sale October...

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King’s ship is salvageable: raise the ‘Bronington’!

The stricken minesweeper that was once commanded by King Charles...

Field Post

YOUR VOICE 'Britain at War' Magazine, PO Box 100, Stamford, Lincolnshire,...

FLYING CAN OPENER S

THE SECOND EL ALAMEIN During the Battle of Alamein, a South African...

In Memoriam

On September 9, 2022, in his first address to the nation as sovereign,...

Britain’s Secret Defences: Civilian Saboteurs, Spies and Assassins during the Second World War

Andrew Chatterton

BOOK OF THE MONTH HAD Britain been invaded during World War Two,...

Andrew Chatterton

WAR OF THE UNKNOWN WARRIORS

Austin J Ruddy

MILITARIA An army of civil services stood tall in the face of...

Austin J Ruddy
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Grenade cache found in Bristol garden

Police were called to a walled garden in Henleaze, Bristol, on...

Spirit of The Few

A new memorial inspired by an iconic Battle of Britain photograph...

IMAGE of WAR

Britain’s nuclear dawn GRANGER/ALAMY Trimouille...

We Are Amused

HM QUEEN ELIZABETH II: 1926-2022 Recollections of Queen Elizabeth...

Yorkshire Air Museum

Collections George Colcough headed to Elvington and discovers...

The Unseen Falklands War

The chronological history of the Falklands conflict has been...

Veteran, 102, reunited with Repulse bell

MARINE JIM WREN AND THE BELL OF HMS REPULSE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF...

Militar y History with Pete and Gary

No.7 Recently, we have been thinking over our perceptions...

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Recognition for Canada’s ‘Bletchley Park’

The existence of Canada's first cryptographic bureau has been...

COLDITZ HEROES & VILLAINS

Robert Verkaik and John Ash

INSIDE COLDITZ Played out within the walls of Colditz was a perilous...

Robert Verkaik and John Ash

Desert ‘ top gun’

THE SECOND EL ALAMEIN John Ash pays tribute to remarkable pilot...

LAUGH OR CRY: FLGHTING IN THE TRENCHES

LAUGH OR CRY: PART IV If the trench experience wasn’t nightmare...

Nagasaki: The Forgotten Prisoners

Many histories focusing on the war in the Pacific are titled...

HERO OF THE MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Flight Lieutenant Michał Karol Maciejowski DFC, DFM ...

Lord Ashcroft

New sub for fleet: RAN sailors to join crew

In one of his last acts as prime minister, Boris Johnson, with...

Despatches

A VC awarded for “one of the most daring feats ever attempted”...

Pay ing the debt

THE SECOND EL ALAMEIN Eighty years ago at El Alamein, General...

LONDON BR IDGE IS DOWN

HM QUEEN ELIZABETH II: 1926-2022 The many preparations for The...

The Shackle Scrap

THE BATTLE OF BOWMANVILLE Eighty years ago, what began on the...

Wheeled STEEL

WEAPONS OF WAR An early innovation in armoured fighting vehicles...

High seas rescue

AN RAF POSEIDON MRA.1 HAS COMPLETED THE TYPE’S FIRST SEARCH...