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Northern Irish digs for ex-RAFM aircraft

Long Kesh-based Ulster Aviation Society (UAS) has received two...

Submarine sighting

YOUR VOICE Field Post 'Britain at War' Magazine, PO Box 100,...

LAUGH OR CRY FRIENDS AND ENEMIES

LAUGH OR CRY: PART VI Cliched caricatures or bonds of familiar...

DRIVING THROUGH THE WAR YEARS

Austin J Ruddy

MILITARIA World War Two presented numerous challenges for Britain’s...

Austin J Ruddy
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Navy Wings to offer Swordfish flights

Heritage aviation charity Navy Wings is this year planning to...

The COMPETENT, CONSCIENTIOUS CO-ORDINATOR

MONTGOMERY: MILITARY MESSIAH? Edward Lewry unpicks popular criticisms...

Uncommon Courage

Julia Jones

The Yachtsmen Volunteers of World War II WHILE fishing...

Julia Jones

The Last Dambuster 1921-2022

NEWS • RESTORATION • DISCOVERIES • EVENTS • EXHIBITIONS...

Despatches

“Bravest” Passchendaele Victoria Cross and Charge of the...

Bonzer BOMBERS

VICTORY IN THE BISMARCK SEA An Australian squadron played an...

Robert B aden-Powell: A Biography

Lorraine Gibson.

Foreword by Bear Grylls OBE War hero, writer, drag artist and...

Lorraine Gibson.

Soviet Spitfire restoration at Big gin Hill

A Spitfire Mk.IXe supplied to the USSR during World War Two is...

Big-gun Mustang

You recently published Flying Can Openers, (BAW October 2022),...

Soldiers of Shropshire Museum

Charting the captivating stories of the county’s regimental...

HERO of the MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Chief Petty Officer Ernest Herbert Pitcher VC, DSM ...

Lord Ashcroft

New vehicles for Royal Marines

THE BVS10 IS TO BE REPLACED IN BRITISH SERVICE BY AN ENHANCED...

The LUCKY, LACKLUSTRE LEADER

MONTGOMERY: MILITARY MESSIAH? Dr Timothy Bowman examines how...

Somme 1916

Stephen Bull

At 7:30am, on July 1, 1916, men of the New Army, unbloodied and...

Stephen Bull
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Cake and medals for RAF centenarian

A World War Two veteran has celebrated his centenary with a long...

Countering Fritz X

A DORNIER DO 217K SHOT DOWN OFF SALERNO BY FG OFF ROY HUSSEY...

IMAGE of WAR

Diamond of De Beers Honoured Dead Memorial, Kimberley,...

THE BRIDGE RIFLE

It was a short-lived rifle firing a stopgap round destined to...

Last D-Day X-craft guide dies

D-DAY AND COPP VETERAN JIM BOOTH PA/ALAMY The Royal Navy believes...

MONTY: Unbeatble or Unbearable?

MONTGOMERY: MILITARY MESSIAH? Just how great a leader was Britain’s...

The Milos Marines

HADDOCK TROOP A plaque on an Aegean island commemorating the...

Military History with Pete and Gary

No.11 HMS Warspite was one of the Queen Elizabeth-class...

From the Editor

FIELD MARSHAL MONTGOMERY, GOC 21ST ARMY GROUP, LEADING BRITISH...

From Wei-Hai-Wei to the Western Front

NEWS • RESTORATION • DISCOVERIES • EVENTS • EXHIBITIONS...

Jay's Heroes

An update on Jay Hawkins’ mission to pay tribute to some of...

The Korean War 1950-53

Carter Malkasian

On June 25, 1950, the Korean People’s Army crossed the 38th...

Carter Malkasian