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‘Mini Coventr y Cathedral’ could collapse

THE REMAINS OF THE FORMER CHURCH AT LITTLE CHART REQUIRE INTERVENTION...

The Greatest Rogue Unhung

INSIDE COLDITZ Central to new book The Traitor of Colditz is...

The Queen and the Armed Forces

HM QUEEN ELIZABETH II: 1926-2022 During Queen Elizabeth’s long...

A Norse Tragedy

SINKING OF THE PALATIA An opportunistic attack on a German troopship...

Britain at War October 2022

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OUT IN THE FIELDS

Throughout World War Two, a fight for survival raged in Britain’s...

From the Editor

FIGHTER, PRECISION BOMBER, PATHFINDER, SHIP-BUSTER, SUB-HUNTER:...

Historymaking decision drives Unknown Soldier plans

THE PLANNED TOMB IS TO BE INSTALLED AT THE NATIONAL WAR MEMORIAL...

Why no escort for ‘Strafer’?

Having read Michael Haskew’s article about the death of Lieutenant-General...

The Regiment That Isn’t

THE LONDON GUARDS Next time you’re passing Buckingham Palace,...

IMAGE of WAR

Wings of Empire No.20 Service Flying Training School, Cranborne,...

The Railway that Helped Win the Crimean War

One reason I find the Crimean War so interesting is its curious...

Military History with Pete and Gary

No.6 We have both been thinking a lot about the experiences of...

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“Challeng ing” Scapa torpedo cleared

Royal Navy divers have cleared a torpedo from Scapa Flow, former...

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Memories of mischief

I wonder whether Britain at War readers can help me? I’m searching...

Black Ice

Christopher Joll

VETERAN INTERVIEW How a wounded British-Barbadian soldier surmounted...

Christopher Joll

Gunning for the Gestapo

MOSQUITOS OVER SCANDINAVIA Eighty years after the first Mosquito...

Bristol Beaufighter – the Full Story

For historians, enthusiasts and modelmakers, a good reference...

HERO of the MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Captain Charles Hazlitt Upham VC & Bar ABOVE: CHARLES UPHAM VC...

Lord Ashcroft

Flying visit marks ‘Paddy’ Hemin gway’s birthday

COURTESY OF THE IRISH AIR CORPS Group Captain John ‘Paddy’...

Remembering the ‘Emma Gees’

The air was filled with sharp cracks followed immediately by...

Distant Sanctuary

BRITISH EVACUEES IN CANADA As the Luftwaffe threatened to blast...

PRISONERS UNDER THE CLOUD

John Willis

NAGASAKI’S FORGOTTEN PRISONERS Hundreds of Allied POWs endured...

John Willis

Going for the jugular

THE BATTLE OF ROMANI As the Ottomans pushed on the vital Suez...

THE FIGHTING ‘HAT BOX’

During World War Two, HMS Argus was at the centre of some of...

Gilkicker sale update

READERS OF THE LAST ISSUE MAY RECALL OUR REPORT THAT FORT GILKICKER,...

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Back off the bearskins!

I thank Britain at War for its coverage of the bearskin cap debate...

The Tank Museum

Collections Callum Dickson travels south to one of Britain’s...

From Mons to Mali

AUTHOR INTERVIEW The latest book by regularBAW contributor Andrew...

Special Forces Land Vehicles

Do you own a Nissan Navara? Read on. Since World War Two, special...