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COVER & CLEAR

As the machinations and manoeuvrings of Allied planners turned...

Allied Convoys to Northern Russia 1941- 1945

Politics, strategy and tactics The fraught experiences...

‘Black Ice’ secures World Cup victory!

Last month, we reported that Corie Mapp was in position to take...

Internment, incarceration and escape

Craig Moore reports on The National Archives’ new exhibition,...

Lucky 13

THE LONDON BLITZ Stephen Bourne shares the story of the London...

FOR WHEN THE WRITING WAS ON THE WALL

A vital escape aid designed by a real-life ‘Q’ and issued...

BRITAIN ALONE?

Dominion and government-in-exile forces during World War Two...

Atlas delivers

An RAF Atlas C1 has dropped more than ten tonnes of food supplies...

UNIQUE CANADIAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL CLASP

Estimated at £2,400- £2,800, a unique medal and clasp combination...

IMAGE of WAR

ENGINEERS OF VICTORY Off Felixstowe, Suffolk, June...

The Gurkha Way

A New History of the Gurkhas While existing books on...

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Inside Your Magazine

On sale May 30 June 2024, Issue 206 D-Day was a colossal...

From the Editor

We Have Ways Festival Co-hosts Al Murray and James HollandSTUART...

Newark’s Lancaster memorial takes shape

A proof-of-concept image of the proposed Lancaster sculptureCOURTESY...

HE WALKED ALONE

ALEX ANDER LAFONE VC A cavalry squadron’s last stand and a...

Neptune’s FURY

As a result of more than two years of intensive build up, D-Day’s...

The British Cheer

Psychological warfare in the Napoleonic era Current...

Last air VC gets overdue medal

Flying Officer John Cruickshank VC has received the Air Efficiency...

Despatches

Highlights at recent Noonans auctions have included a naval VC,...

Designing DESTINY

D-DAY: THE BUILD UP On June 6, 1944, the Supreme Allied...

SCUD SEEKERS

Andrew Thomas outlines the combat missions completed by the sole...

HERO of the MONTH

Wing Commander John Connell Freeborn DFC & Bar Freeborn,...

A ncient sites located at Cyprus base

Claire Lacombe and Andy Hyam of the University of Leicester’s...

Debrief

We used Google Trends to find six common questions on British...

The FRIENDLY Invasion 3,000,000 GIs

D-DAY: THE BUILD UP Men of the US Army Signal Corps...

Best of Five… Normandy campaign memoirs

Tobias Clarke selects his five most loved memoirs recounting...

HMS Repulse’s last sailor dies

Rear Admiral Griffiths, AO, DSO, DSC, with his daughter Erica...

Gosport breaks out oldest RN ‘Jolly Roger’

The earliest known example of a Royal Navy ‘Jolly Roger’...

The National Museum of the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Tom Baker sets course for The National Museum of the Royal Navy...

A link in the chain

The discovery of a British shipwreck has taken on new significance...