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A War of Empires

Japan, India, Burma & Britain: 1941-45 ~ by Robert Lyman ...

Broads bird back at work

One of the oldest surviving steam boats in Britain can now make...

Game on

Alex Bowers spoke to the Canadian War Museum’s post-1945 historian...

The Boys of the Old Brigade

THE ROYAL HOSPITAL CHELSEA Christopher Joll delves into the history...

S FOR SUGAR, S FOR SURVIVAL

NAXOS BEAUFIGHTER A recent attic find reveals an RAF pilot’s...

THE MINISTRY OF HISTORY

Austin J Ruddy

MILITARIA A range of highly collectable government-published...

Austin J Ruddy

Guernsey police deal with unusual UXO

A stretch of Guernsey’s south coast was closed on June 9 after...

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Standard War Rooms?

I enjoyed Andrew Sangster’s feature on General Hastings Ismay...

Best of five… on leadership

AT EASE Tobias Clark selects his top five books on military...

From the Editor

Control of Gibraltar was vital to Mediterranean operations, its...

Falklands map honours liberators

Three Falkland Islanders have completed a map commemorating those...

A ROCK and A HARD PLACE

GIBRALTAR BY NUMBERS Gibraltar’s unique position has made it...

Spitfire Photo-Recce Units of World War 2

By Andrew Fletcher Latest in this long-running series is...

Herculean send-off

The RAF bid farewell to its long-serving Hercules fleet as three...

Despatches

A macabre executioner’s notebook turns heads, while an unassuming...

The Lascaris War Rooms

Tom Baker reports

CollectionsA testament to Maltese resilience, the Lascaris War...

Tom Baker reports

Duty Done

Allan George

REPUTATIONS: JAMES SOMERVILLE One of the Royal Navy’s greatest...

Allan George

HERO of the MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Captain Harry Cator VC, MM Captain Harry Cator VC,...

Lord Ashcroft

Norman Franks, 1940-2023

VIA GRUB STREET Britain at War is saddened to share news of the...

Seafire swansong

An 800 NAS Seafire FR.47 launching from Triumph, September 1950...

Whispering Walls

First World War Graffiti ~ by David CrosslandRecent archaeological...

Missing T-boat believed found

Experts are certain that a wreck discovered in the Aegean is...

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Tornado still brings the storm

Britain’s late Cold War-era strike aircraft of choice, the...

Killer Capture

CAPTAIN CLIVE COLLETT MC*It should have been an intelligence...

Britain at War August 2023

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FAA ‘top gun’ who flew 40 types dies

Rear-Admiral Ray Rawbone, who led a Fleet Air Arm squadron during...

SAS : Rogue Heroes S2 starts shooting

BBC/KUDOS Filming for the second series of wartime drama SAS:...

RAF Biggin Hill Museum & Chapel

It’s a poignant dedication to one of the most important historic...

FRON BASRA TO BAGHDAD

Following his advance to Basra as an armed escort to a BBC News...

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Britain’s KFOR mission extended to 2026

The British military is to continue its contribution to the NATO...