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Royal Marine Commandos attached to 3rd Division after landing...

Boxing clever

The British Army has selected the Boxer RCH155 selfpropelled...

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Hero bandmaster

Having compiled considerable research on the Yangtze Incident,...

THE SECRET WAR

The Special Duties squadrons sustain the clandestine effort ...

DAWN PATROL

The Kiwis secure the RAF’s first victor y after the landings...

THE GREAT ENDEAVOUR

Whether a gunner on Gold Beach, a commando on Sword Beach or...

HERO of the MONTHHERO of the MONTH

Corporal George Cameron Wyllie GC AP/ALAMY Corporal...

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Cologne UXO closes Rhine

The unearthing of a World War Two bomb in Cologne forced the...

MONTY BERET CAPS OFF AUCTION

An item of headdress presented by the famous field marshal has...

GENER AL BOTHA’S TOP COVER

SAAF ORIGINS A series of operations in German South West Africa...

DELIVERING THE PATHFINDERS

Albemarles drop some of the first troops in Normandy ...

EYES IN THE SKY

Fleet Air Arm pilots direct the fleet’s largest guns ...

IMAGE of WAR

Hero heli JEFF MITCHELL/GETTY Coire Gabhail, Glen Coe,...

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Royal Navy ‘Konfrontasi’ officer dies

The last Royal Navy officer to order his ship to ram another...

Sunderland slip-up

I so enjoyed reading the April issue; it was really good company...

GUNNING FOR GOLD

D-DAY: 80 YEARS ON D-Day thrust units that would normally expect...

INTRUDERS IN THE NIGHT

The Wooden Wonder ranges far and wide to secure a historic first...

FLYING RESCUERS

A motley combination of aircraft and flying boats scour the sea...

D-DAY’S BUNKER BUSTER

A mighty monster reared from failure was essential in supporting...

Aircrew identified from B eaufort wreck

The names of two wartime Royal Australian Air Force officers...

Restoring a British giant

Although long left to the elements, the Tank Museum’s FV4005...

WPC 128-423

THE DEATH OF BERTHA GLEGHORN Days after D-Day, Bertha Gleghorn...

BLASTING THE BIG GUNS

Bomber Command (reluctantly) commits to invasion preparations...

AEROMEDICAL ASSISTANCE

Dakotas and converted bombers rush the wounded to urgent care...

Asurprise return?

HMS AMBUSCADE A Type 21 frigate could become the star attraction...

Military History with Pere and Gary

No.27 Colonel Fred Burnaby was a Household Cavalry officer and...

R AF unveils Typhoon with herit age stripes

SGT NICHOLAS EGAN RAF/MOD The Typhoon Display Team’s FGR.4,...

WWI NURSING MEDALS DON’T FANY ABOUT

A medal group awarded to a First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (FANY)...

ARMY MUSEUM HALIFA X CITADEL

Collections Alex Bowers visits the Army Museum at Halifax Citadel...

THE ‘CHANNEL STOP’

Antiquated biplanes tackle fast-boat raiders and mask the big...