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South Africa’s oldest WW2 veteran dies

William Peter van Wyk, the man believed to have been the oldest...

RAISE THE JOLLY ROGER!

THE 'BLACK FLAG' AND THE ROYAL NAVY In the 18th Century, the...

Sailors under siege

THE YANGTZE INCIDENTAllan George pays tribute to the heroics...

Military History with Pete and Gary

No.25 It goes without saying that sergeants and other NCOs are...

Tiger II Ausf.B

Saumur Armored Museum, Saumur, Maine-et-Loire, France MUSÉE...

Leichter Kampfwagen II

The Arsenalen Swedish Tank Museum, Södermanland, Sweden ...

From the Editor

Yeoman W Peebles, the man responsible for updating HMS Turbulent's...

Rising to the challenge

Commemorating the RCAF’s centenary, the Juno Beach Centre has...

MUCKLEBURGH MILITARY COLLECTION

Collections The Muckleburgh Militar y Collection, sited on the...

Faces of HMS Royal Oak

The ‘Mighty Oak’ Disaster at Scapa Flow Noted wartime...

Panther Ausf. A Tank

Amazing War Stories Museum Guide The Australian Armour & Artillery...

Cachalot Cockle Mark II Canoe

Combined Military Services Museum, Maldon, Essex, UK ...

LRDG Chevolet WB30 Truck

The collection of artefacts at IWM London is vast. One significant...

Diamond bags record, Richmond opens score

A Sea Ceptor missile launched at Houthi drone by HMS Richmond...

Debrief

THIS MONTH’S HISTORIAN: JOHN ASH We used Google Trends to find...

THE FIGHTING BOMBERS

BLENHEIM FIGHTERS As Fighter Command vied for control of the...

DRINK FOR VICTORY!

Britain’s public houses provided an opportunity to escape the...

FMA Pucará A-522

Consistently voted as one of the best places to visit in Sunderland,...

The Waterloo Eagle

The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK...

Lancaster NN775

Overloon War Museum, Overloon, Netherlands OVERLOON...

D-Day veteran’s centenary marked with special gift

Willis as a young sub-lieutenant in World War Two RICHARD HARGREAVES/...

“We come unseen”

RN SUBMARINES BY NUMBERS Having made its mark in September 1914,...

WRAP THE WARP

WEAPONS OF WAR Have you spotted the innocuous shrouds on tank...

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Inside Your Magazine

Next MonthMay 2024, Issue 205 On sale April 25 Alarm!...

Gold Al Kadesiah Rifle

The Airborne Assault Museum, situated within IWM Duxford, tells...

Finnish Armoured Train

The Parola Armour Museum, Parola, Finland Located 110km...

UXO evacuation in Plymouth

The discovery of a wartime bomb prompted the evacuation of more...

UNLOCKING A SHROUDED LEGACY

Once enveloped in secrecy, subterranean tunnels in London look...

PICCADILLY PICK-UP

CHINDIT RESCUE Eighty years ago, a hazardous rescue yielded an...

V-Bombers

Britain’s Nuclear Frontline in the Cold War Responsible...