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Hannover Evacuates 50,000

Seven Care Homes Affected in UXO Scare AT LEAST 50,000 people,...

IMAGE of WAR

ASSAULT FROM PATROL BASE 4 Helmand Province, Afghanistan,...

‘Hospital blues’ necktie

THE FIRST W RLD WAR IN OBJECTS NO.35 As the First World War...

“ORDERS FROM MY GOVERNMENT…”

The Royal Navy and the Spanish Civil War WITH THE ROYAL NAVY...

The Passing Of Joe Roddis

IN OUR news pages, it is often our very sad task to record the...

From Flers-Courcelette to New Cambrai Museum

QUITE APART from the oldest surviving tank to have seen battle...

Acting Lieutenant Colonel Edward Elers Delaval Henderson

LORD“AESRHOC ORFO FT‘S THE MONTH” LEADERSHIP...

Chipmunks Over OLYMPUS

The diminutive de Havilland Chipmunk is well known as a primary...

Joint Recipients of the RAF’s First VCs of World War Two

The first two Victoria Crosses of World War Two were awarded...

Australia’s Only Pacific VC Winner

Bill Newton was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions flying...

Selfless Bravery to Save a Trapped Colleague

Canadian born Andrew Mynarski was the first of three Canadian...

South Africa’s VC

The only South African pilot to receive a VC during World War...

Fighter Command’s Lone VC

Although 32 Victoria Crosses were awarded to RAF airmen during...

Long Distance Bomber

John Nettleton was awarded the VC for leading an attack on the...

Recommended by the Enemy

Lloyd Trigg’s award is unique, as it was awarded on evidence...

The First Pathfinder VC

Although a bomber crew’s ‘tour’ was 30 operational sorties,...

The Great War VCs

Just shy of 20 talented, brave and – on occasion – lucky...

Torpedo Bombing at Brest

Kenneth Campbell enrolled straight from the University Air Squadron...

Stirling Effort

Despite losing an eye ‘Ron’ Middleton flew his badly damaged...

Bomber Command’s only Halifax VC

Although Bomber Command pilots were awarded the bulk of aviation’s...

Aviation was in his Blood

Sqn Ldr Palmer was lost on his 111th operational mission. His...

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CITATION

Flying Officer Donald Edward Garland (40105) – 12 Sqn RAF Sergeant...

The ‘Unknown’ VC

Although Arthur Scarf lost his life in action in 1941 it would...

Valour over the Low Countries

The second of three New Zealand pilots to be awarded the Victoria...

After Ordeal by Fire Comes Ordeal by Water

David Hornell was flying a Coastal Command mission in a Canadian...

The Final Airborne VC (To Date…)

Robert Gray was the sixth Canadian but only the second member...

The Victoria Cross

The Victoria Cross traces its history back to the Crimean War...

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CITATION

Flight Lieutenant Eric James Brindley Nicolson (39329) – 249...