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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...

Officers finish ‘world’s toughest row’

Royal Yorkshire Regiment Officers Major Simon Farley, and Captain’s...

Despatches

Medals from the ‘forgotten’ campaign in Burma and India meet...

The horror of Monchy

For the 3rd Cavalry Division, 1916 and early 1917 had been quiet....

The Reconquest of Burma 1944-45

From Operation Capital to the Sittang Bend Written...

Britain at War November 2023

The full issue in page-turning format

King presents new Colour to Royal Guard

The new Ballater Colour was received by Balaklava Company, 5th...

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NATO’s missing man

I read with interest Andrew Sangster’s excellent article on...

The terrible tangle

A century and a half after the filing of its patent, Michael...

Military History with pete and gary

No.19We recently had the pleasure of filming with Australian...

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Divers locate W WI wrecks

Two British destroyers are among the vessels discovered by the...

Despatches

A highly sought after RAF timepiece and Lord Kitchener’s ‘Death...

The Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum

Tom Baker heads to the ancient hold of Caernarfon Castle, keen...

The Blitz 1940-41

The Luftwaffe’s Biggest Strategic Bombing Campaign ...

Pirate attack halts Marines’ Amazon adventure

John Bathgate and Ian Roberts SUMMIT TO SEA CHARITY Two former...

Big-gun hypothetical

HMS Resolution in the Indian Ocean: could Admiral Willis have...

LAUGHOR CRY :HARD AT WORK

LAUGHOR CRY : PART IXAway from the battleground, life outside...

TOUGH AS OLD LEATHER

Austin Ruddy

MILITARIAIn wartime, animals were a valuable commodity, their...

Austin Ruddy

From the Editor

The iconic SLR unsurprisingly arms the ‘Yomper’, a Falklands...

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Hawker Hurricanes excavated in Ukraine

Searchers collaborating with the State Aviation Museum of Ukraine...

EVERY PICTURE...

A letter received 30 years ago by author and publisher Jonathan...

Victory to Defeat

Richard Dannatt & Robert Lyman

The British Army 1918-40  “If you want peace, prepare...

Richard Dannatt & Robert Lyman

Commandos and R angers get new rifle

The new rifle is initially to equip the Royal Marine Commando...