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Next Month October 2022, Issue 186 On Sale September 29 We return...

So long Sentry

ANDREW THOMAS A year after it was retired, the RAF bade farewell...

Despatches

A harrowing account of the Charge of the Light Brigade sells...

IMAGE of WAR

JOHN WARWICK BROOKE/OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH

Everything but the kitchen sink Bailleul, Nord, France,...

JOHN WARWICK BROOKE/OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH

Viking Mosquitos

MOSQUITOS OVER SCANDINAVIA A Norwegian squadron was the first...

The Facemaker

LINDSAY FITZHARRIS

One Surgeon's Battle to Mend the Disfigured Soldiers of World...

LINDSAY FITZHARRIS

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From the Editor

CRAIG MOORE'S FEATURE SCRAP MOUNTAIN REVEALS THE FATE OF THOUSANDS...

SYMBOLS OF OCCUPATION

Austin J Ruddy

From the giant Battery Moltke to paper ID cards, the legacies...

Austin J Ruddy

Colours presented to RAAF squadron

BEAUFIGHTER MK.IC A19-15 ‘O’ WAS ONE OF THE FIRST DELIVERED...

Faux fur future for bearskins?

IMAGE: P GEORGE/MOD The British Army’s iconic bearskins could...

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Medals for the WATU Wrens?

I found the article Winning The War From Floor Boards by Ellie...

Scrap mountain

Craig Moore

A series of rediscovered photographs shows how surplus British...

Craig Moore

LAUGH OR CRY:'TOMMY'IN THETRENCHES

LAUGH OR CRY: PART IIIIn part three of their series exploring...

British Cavalr yman versus German Cavalr yman

It is perhaps overshadowed, given the years of stalemate that...

First Pitting Medals awarded

BRITISH DEFENCE SECRETARY BEN WALLACE WAS INVITED TO PRESENT...

Militar y Histor y with Pete and Gary

No.5 We have just got back from a ten-day trip to Gallipoli –...

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‘Black Battalion’ gets overdue honour

More than 100 years after it served on the Western Front, Canada’s...

‘DEATH-TRAP’ HARBOUR MM FOR SBS RAIDER SOLD

The medal group awarded to SBS sergeant smashes its estimate...

War on the ‘Roof of the World’

The invasion of Tibet in 1903 was a bizarre chapter in British...

Churchill’s General

REPUTATIONS William ‘Strafer’ Gott, Churchill’s designated...

The Traitor of Colditz

Colditz, the infamous Oflag IV-C camp, played host to a game...

‘War Detectives’ lay seven dead to rest

MEMBERS OF THE NEWFOUNDLAND REGIMENT CARRY THE REMAINS OF PRIVATE...

HERO of the MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Staff Sergeant Olaf Sean George Schmid GC PHOTO: COURTESY...

Lord Ashcroft

Victorian fort for sale

FORT GILKICKER IN GOSPORT, HAMPSHIRE, WILL BE OFFERED FOR SALE...

Spear & Fury: Will UK adopt next-gen rifle?

Recent news that the US Army has selected a replacement for the...

The Stuntman and Storrar

YOUR VOICE Field Post 'Britain at War' Magazine, PO...

‘Borkum beat up’

FIGHTER COMMAND’S FIRST OFFENSIVE A daring raid against minelaying...

Heugh Battery Museum

Collections Britain’s only World War One battlefield combines...

Ma Deuce

How does a century-old machine gun still prove relevant in the...