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NCO mentioned in despatches for Mali firefight

A British soldier has been officially recognised for his actions...

UNIQUE VICTOR BACK TO ITS BEST

A VBomber icon has completed a successful restoration effort...

IMAGE of WAR

Forgotten Saffas OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH HMS Nelson, possibly...

IMAGE of WAR

In Which We Serve LFOSTER/GETTY South of Gavdos Island,...

A CHILD’S EXPERIENCE OF WAR

Austin J Ruddy

MILITARIA For most, it was certainly the worst of times, but...

Austin J Ruddy

George B atts, MBE, L d’h, 1925-2022

D-Day veteran, former Royal Engineer and instigator of the British...

BIDDING WA R SEES FALKLANDS MM BOUGHT FOR RECORD PRICE

The medals awarded to a 42 Commando veteran doubled their upper...

Cadet Lare’s war

ERIC AT THE 1942 ATC CAMP AT RAF CRANAGE. HIS POSITION IS CIRCLED...

THE HUNT

Afghanistan, early 2000s, and members of the SBS await the ‘go’....

Military History with Pete and Gary

No.10 We recently took a trip with friends to Waterloo,...

From the Editor

ARMOURERS LOAD 500LB BOMBS INTO A 105 SQUADRON MOSQUITO. THE...

New frigate enters the water

The first of the Royal Navy’s Type 26 City-class frigates has...

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Another Olympic sharpshooter revealed

Back in your May 2022 issue, the Snipers in Focus article profiled...

The King’s Mark

Christopher Joll

THE KING’S TROOP In a world where self-propelled guns and lightweight...

Christopher Joll

Red Devils

The Trailblazers of the Parachute Regiment in World War Two ...

East K irkby to begin new restoration

East Kirkby’s Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre has begun...

Despatches

A CUT ABOVE: GENERAL’S SWORD SELLS WELL Falklands medal group...

FOR CHRIST'S SAKE, MATE, WE NEED YOU!

Michael Kelly

LONG KHÁNH In the last weeks of Australia’s involvement in...

Michael Kelly

Eyes on ‘The Slot’

GUADALCANAL KIWIS As the Battle of Guadalcanal drew to a close,...

HERO of the MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Boy 1st Class John Travers Cornwell VC JACK CORNWELL'S...

Lord Ashcroft
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Colm Murphy, 1956-2022

We are also sad to announce the death of Kent history teacher,...

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Field Post

'Britain at War' Magazine, PO Box 100, Stamford, Lincolnshire,...

Newhaven Fort

A British sailor, on his return voyage from the Crimean War,...

Masters of Warfare

Fifty Underrated Military Commanders from Classical Antiquity...

Charles III authorises nuclear veterans’ medal

After years of campaigning spearheaded by the charities British...

Conqueror returns to tank heritage site

The Royal Lancers & Nottinghamshire Yeomanry Museum has become...

Embarrassing the Reichsmarschall

ANDREW THOMAS

The tenth anniversary of their rise to power saw senior Nazi...

ANDREW THOMAS

Wolstenholme’s War

KENNETH WOLSTENHOLME Famed for his 1966 World Cup commentary,...

ALL -TERRAIN ARTILLERY

British and Dominion forces serving in the most remote theatres...

Dragonfly emerges from lough gravel

The wreckage of a Westland Dragonfly has surfaced on a beach...