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L ast Guinea Pig Club members die

Tributes have been paid to Flight Sergeant Sam Gallop CBE and...

DESPATCHES

A rare Crimean War sword, two working Boys Rifles and a Battle...

THE 'MIGHTY' HOOD

John Ash unpicks the key numerics defining the short life of...

The Savage Storm

James Holland

The Battle for Italy 1943 If you have been toying with...

James Holland

Thames Forts turn 80

A celebratory cruise in September has honoured the 80th anniversary...

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Ciskei correction

I enjoyed From Tobruk to the try line (BAW, October 2023), about...

Planning for VICTORY

HOW JUTLAND WAS WON In a special feature marking BAW...

TEMPER AMENTAL TERROR

WEAPONS OF WAR A vital Royal Navy weapon in the Cold War was...

Britain at War December 2023

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“Unbelievable” reunion for Hurricane fitter

Jeff Brereton reunited with a Hurricane cockpit RAFA A veteran...

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Field Post

YOUR VOICE Bleating battleships 'BRITAIN AT WAR' MAGAZINE,...

HORSES FOR COURSES

THE CAVALRY BY NUMBERSBefore 1914, the changing face of warfare...

Desert Cats

The RAF’s Jaguar Force in the First Gulf War If you’ve...

Long-awaited centre opens near Southend

A new heritage centre has opened its doors some 35 years after...

KENT’S BLAZING RUSE

DECOY AIRFIELDS Set in beautiful countryside between Eynsford...

SAIGON SPITFIRES

The first air strikes in 30 years of bitter conflict in French...

HERO OF THE MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Captain Jeffrey Peter Niblett DFC ABOVE: Captain Niblett...

Lord Ashcroft
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UK deploys more troops in KFOR surge

More British soldiers have deployed to the Balkans after increased...

METAL AT THE MUSEUM

Sabaton’s passionate outreach project has hit a huge milestone...

TABLE TURNED

INSTEP MISSIONS The Mosquito was a potent adversary typically...

The Royal Auxiliar y Air Force

Commemorating 100 Years of Service Published to coincide...

(Horse)back to the future!

A British unit has swapped its infantry fighting vehicles for...

Triumph OVER TRAGEDY

WHAT HAPPENED TO HMS TRIUMPH?The recent discovery of HMS Triumph...

PIER PRESSURE

In July 1950, Gosport and Portsmouth were rocked by two huge...

THE MISSING LINK

WEAPONS OF WAR For 60 years, an important testbed in British...

From the Editor

The Western Front presented the toughest challenges for Britain's...

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Historic shipyard begins expansion

Belfast’s Harland & Wolff shipyard has begun a major ‘revamp’...

JET AGE MUSEUM

Collections Tom Baker landed at Jet Age Museum near Cheltenham,...

The Little Men

George McCafferty and Robert Cameron

An Afghanistan Diary “This is simply a story I felt...

George McCafferty and Robert Cameron

Military History with Pete and Gary

No.20 Recently we recorded a podcast on the fighting of the 16th...