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Top general may lift army beard ban

The Chief of the General Staff, General Sir Patrick Sanders,...

Despatches

A rare helmet, two early sniper rifles and the medals awarded...

THE MEN WHO MADE WINSTON

CHURCHILL’S GREAT CONTEMPOR ARIES Manners may maketh the man,...

Military History with Pete and Gary

No.22 During a recent trip to Ypres in Belgium, we visited the...

Aircrew identified in Lake IJssel

RAF and RNLAF specialists have examined Lancaster Mk.III ED603...

ON THE TAIL OF THE KOMET

THE RAF VS THE JETS In the last months of World War Two, R AF...

The last heroine of the Atlantic

HMCS SACKVILLE Allan George profiles a lasting legacy to the...

From the Editor

A British soldier carries a L7A2 GPMG over his shoulder. The...

The glow of Gassed

John Singer Sargent’s painting Gassed depicts the aftermath...

ROCKETS, REALISM, & ‘RITING

Dr Graham Goodlad explains how the work of best-selling novelist...

THE HOLY WAR

Religion played an important role in Home Front life, but war...

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Army merger forms new regiment

In December, Edinburgh Castle hosted VIPs and service personnel...

Remembering my rifle

My compliments to Craig Allen for an outstanding article on the...

The gall of Gandhi

India was vital to the progress of the war. That massive country...

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Inside Your Magazine

On sale January 25 We return to Italy, to Anzio, and the ‘great...

Donated letters reveal one man’s war

A series of letters donated to The Tank Museum have revealed...

ENTERING THE JET AGE

World War Two was a melting pot for invention in all aspects...

Stanford Tuck

Hero of the Battle of Britain He was a fighter ace...

Rededication service for Canadian NCO

More than a century after his death, Company Sergeant Major David...

Dunkirk’s deepwater legacy

The French marine heritage agency Drassm, in partnership with...

IMAGE OF WAR

One-way scramble Somewhere over Yeovilton, England, autumn 1941...

HERO of the MONTH

Lieutenant Edward Benn Smith VC, DCM Edward Benn Smith...

British officers raise £70,000 for charity

Two British soldiers, Lieutenant Colonel Dan Holloway and Captain...

Beaufighter boneyard

I very much enjoyed the August 2023 issue of BAW, and the dramatic...

Letter from lndan

Gerry van Tonder presents an eyewitness perspective of the little-known...

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EOD destroys Home Guard cache

Experts from 721 EOD Squadron, 11 EOD & Search Regiment, RLC,...

Omaka Aviation Herit age Centre

Collections Tom Baker flies out to New Zealand, to visit the...

RUGGED REPEATER

The legendar y ‘Gimpy’ has equipped British personnel for...

Britain at War January 2024

The full issue in page-turning format

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Iconic Singer Sargent artwork restored

John Singer Sargent’s painting Gassed can now be seen in new...