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FINE TUNING

Edited Jane Hall

EyewitnessLeading Aircraft Woman (LACW) Elizabeth ‘Betty’...

Edited Jane Hall

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Anything To Declare?   Tilbury Docks, Essex, December...

Sea Vixen grounded indefinitely

he last airworthy Sea Vixen, XP924 Foxy Lady, may never fly again...

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Anson is revived for fifth Astute sub

A historic name is to return to the Royal Navy after the fifth...

British M1911 Pistols

WEAPONS OF WARHowever, many thousands were also wielded by British...

Fighting Talk

Austin J Ruddy

HOME GUARD TRAINING - MILITARIABritain’s Home Guard may have...

Austin J Ruddy

Sir Brian Urquhart, Arnhem intelligence officer and ‘Blue Helmet’ founder, dies

FAR LEFT BRITISH SOLDIERS HAND OVER TO DANISH UN PEACEKEEPERS...

THE LOAN HUNTER

For five years before his untimely death, Captain ‘Johnnie’...

DESERT SABRE

OPERATIONBritain’s role in driving Saddam Hussein from Kuwait...

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Conserving the V bomber Legacy IWM Duxford, Cambridgeshire,...

Turncoat Blake dies in Russia

British spy George Blake, who exposed hundreds of Western agents...

FEEDING MY ARMY

AT EASEAn army marches on its stomach is a saying attributed...

Field Post

YOUR VOICE Pillbox heritage preserved at Southend AirportGiven...

LOVE IN A COLD CLIMATE

VALENTINE SPECIALValentine’s Day during wartime was full of...

RAF replaces cherished keepsake

The RAF has replaced a much-loved photograph stolen from a 98-year...

Allies Across the Pond

CollectionsExploring the personal stories behind the military...

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Comet Line guide who aided downed airmen dies

A Belgian woman who guided fugitive servicemen to the Pyrenees...

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First Anglo-Sikh War Sobraon, Punjab, February 1846 This...

HERO OF THE MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Flight Lieutenant Alan Jerrard VC ALAN JERRARD (SAT...

Lord Ashcroft

From the Editor

WELCOME A CORPS OF DRUMS OF THE ROYAL MARINES BAND SERVICE...

Mosquito pilot medals and SOE awards sold

A group of 12 medals awarded to an outstanding Mosquito pilot...

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Fort Paull guns for Malta

Fort Paull’s two 3.7in anti-aircraft guns are on their way...

Royal Marines trial mortar carrier

No.45 Commando have trialled a vehicle intended to increase the...

Beating The Nazi Invader

Neil R Storey

BOOK OF THE MONTHHitler’s Spies, Saboteurs and Secrets in Britain...

Neil R Storey

DEFENDING OUR ISLAND

PART IIIn part two of ‘Could Britain Have Fallen?’ Peter...

SIR GALAHAD OF THE CHINDITS

FRANK BLAKER VCTwice a hero of the vicious fighting in Burma,...

NOVA SCOTIA MEMORIES

Camp NorwayThe contribution of Norwegian sailors, who transported...

CARAVE THIER WITH PRIDE

LGBT HISTORY MONTHIn LGBT History Month, Stephen Bourne reveals...

Crowdfunders help Churchill tank roll

The Tank Museum’s Churchill III* will rumble on following a...

Return of the Exiles

Andrew Thomas

SPITFIRES IN ACTIONThe crucial role played by the Free French...

Andrew Thomas