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HERO of the MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Sergeant John Vincent Byrne DCM SAS RECRUITS LEAP FROM...

Lord Ashcroft

KNIGHTS BY NIGHT

MALTA NIGHT FIGHTERSBy summer 1941, Malta had faced 12 gruelling...

BAND OF VAGABONDS

WHO DARES WINSThe story of the SAS, from North African deserts...

House of wonders

MUSEUM ROUND-UPHistory buffs pining for a museum visit will be...

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New frigates salute RN history

Five Type 31 frigates – next-generation warships now officially...

The Confidence Men

Margalit Fox

AT EASE ONE OF the strangest tales of the First World...

Margalit Fox
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Experiments with FIDO

Killer Peasouper (October 2020) explained how Fog Investigation...

Canada’s First Stand

BATTLE OF VIMY RIDGEVimy Ridge was the first joint outing for...

Work to continue on ‘Just Jane’

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

INVASION: NORFOLK!

ANTI-INVASION DEFENCES High temperatures and high stakes defined...

CONTENDER OR PRETENDER?

WEAPONS OF WARThe British Army is to begin an ambitious programme...

Operation Manna memorial sculpture unveiled

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

Hunting down Nazis

EYEWITNESSIntelligence officer Ronald Walker was one the first...

MANIA FOR MAPS

INTERVIEWTV broadcaster and historian Peter Snow talks to Fiona...

Battle of Britain ace’s medals fetch £110,000

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

KENT BATTLE OF BRITAIN MUSEUM

Ellie Evans

CollectionsThe largest private museum in the world dedicated...

Ellie Evans
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Battle of Britain plaque unveiled

A plaque dedicated to pilot John Lawrence Allen DFC has been...

TAKING COVER

Austin J Ruddy

MILITARIAThe curious semi-troglodyte lifestyle that became normal...

Austin J Ruddy
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Carrier Rearguard

I read with interest Standing Tall (April 2021) regarding Christopher...

NO PASARÁN!

SPANISH CIVIL WAROn the 85th anniversary of the outbreak of the...

IMAGE of  WAR

Biferno Beaus Biferno-Campomarino airfield, Italy, August 14,...

Great Escape digger honoured with train

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

THE MEN BEHIND THE MEDALS

AUCTIONSThe stories associated with militaria are often intriguing...

Field Post

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

From the Editor

THE FACES OF THE DISAPPEARED: FORENSIC ARCHAEOLOGISTS AND ANTHROPOLOGISTS...

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Secret Spitfire factories remembered

A car park, a retirement home, a hotel and an aerodrome are some...

Judo airman’s medals to be sold

Special Auction Services are to sell medals and sporting items...

KIWI COMMANDER of the SKIES

REPUTATIONSAir Marshal Sir Keith Park, a New Zealander who masterminded...

Britain at War July 2021

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HERO of the MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Corporal William Edward Sparks DSM SMALL CANOES OR KAYAKS,...

Lord Ashcroft