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IMAGE of WAR

Bottle bombers Urban training area near Folkstone, Kent, March...

HERO OF THE MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Major-General Count Albert-Marie Edmond Guérisse GC, KBE, DSO...

Lord Ashcroft

Last of the ‘Rogue Heroes’ dies

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

Field Post

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

LAUGH OR CRY: OVER THE TOP

LAUGH OR CRY: PART XI The general offensive thrust officers and...

From Spitfires to Vampires and beyond

A Kiwi ace’s R AF journey A new personal account...

Diamond downs drones

The moment Diamond launched a Sea Viper to engage and shoot down...

Wings and prayers

He was a staunch Christian, strong in morals, and rejected conflict…...

Save the Children

WARNING: PLOT SPOILERS

AT EASE One Life, the sympathetic telling of an unsung British...

WARNING: PLOT SPOILERS

HERO OF THE MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Lieutenant Maurice James Dease VC ABOVE: Lieutenant...

Lord Ashcroft

The Fallen of Afghanistan

writes Tom Baker

Artist Kevin Wills, a former member of the Royal Logistics Corps,...

writes Tom Baker

THE TWO-THEATRE ADMIRAL

REPUTATIONS: BARON FRASER Michael E Haskew explores the career...

Bomber Command

Men, Machines and Missions 1938-68 New in paperback,...

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Blitz-damaged cinema to be restored

A Grade II-listed cinema that has stood derelict since 1941 is...

ANZIO'S BREAKOUT HERO

MAURICE ROGERS VC Accused by their US commander of lacking offensive...

Herald on the high seas

WEAPONS OF WAR Born out of the lessons of World War One, HMS...

Cold War Boys

Previously unpublished tales of derring-do An important...

British centenarian receives Arctic Star

From L to R: Keith Ridley (RNA National Vice President), Commander...

BRITISH BEHEMOTH

THE VICKERS PV Recently unearthed files reveal Vickers’ ambitious...

​Facing Armageddon

With the RAF on Christmas Island 1961-1962 This interesting...

Military History with Pete and Gary

No.23

Where do you start if you want to learn about World War One on...

No.23

From the Editor

WELCOME General Mark Clark, the Fifth Army's commander...

DESPATCHES

NEWS, HONOURS, AWARDS AND CURIOS A rare Thompson submachine gun...

ROYAL NAVY SUBMARINE MUSEUM

Collections With his periscope set on Gosport, Tom Baker surfaced...

The Armchair General WW1

Can you win the Great War? Cast your mind back to October...

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Funding enables figurehead restorations

Five historic ship figureheads owned by the Royal Navy and the...

ANZIO AGNOY

ANZIO BY NUMBERS Michael E Haskew relates his numerical perspective...

The Lion and the Dragon

Lawrence James

Britain and China: A History of Conflict Lawrence James...

Lawrence James

DANGER ON THE LINE

Austin Ruddy

MILITARIA Britain’s railway industr y entered World War Two...

Austin Ruddy

BCMC Halifax project finds its wings

The RAF Museum has donated a wing section to support a project...