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Wings and prayers

He was a staunch Christian, strong in morals, and rejected conflict…...

Save the Children

WARNING: PLOT SPOILERS

AT EASE One Life, the sympathetic telling of an unsung British...

WARNING: PLOT SPOILERS

HERO OF THE MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Lieutenant Maurice James Dease VC ABOVE: Lieutenant...

Lord Ashcroft

Britain at War February 2024

The full issue in page-turning format

British officers raise £70,000 for charity

Two British soldiers, Lieutenant Colonel Dan Holloway and Captain...

Beaufighter boneyard

I very much enjoyed the August 2023 issue of BAW, and the dramatic...

Letter from lndan

Gerry van Tonder presents an eyewitness perspective of the little-known...

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EOD destroys Home Guard cache

Experts from 721 EOD Squadron, 11 EOD & Search Regiment, RLC,...

Omaka Aviation Herit age Centre

Collections Tom Baker flies out to New Zealand, to visit the...

RUGGED REPEATER

The legendar y ‘Gimpy’ has equipped British personnel for...

Top general may lift army beard ban

The Chief of the General Staff, General Sir Patrick Sanders,...

Despatches

A rare helmet, two early sniper rifles and the medals awarded...

THE MEN WHO MADE WINSTON

David Reynolds profiles six influential characters from Winston Churchill’s finest – and darkest – hours

CHURCHILL’S GREAT CONTEMPOR ARIES Manners may maketh the man,...

David Reynolds profiles six influential characters from Winston Churchill’s finest – and darkest – hours

Military History with Pete and Gary

No.22 During a recent trip to Ypres in Belgium, we visited the...

Aircrew identified in Lake IJssel

RAF and RNLAF specialists have examined Lancaster Mk.III ED603...

ON THE TAIL OF THE KOMET

ANDREW THOMAS

THE RAF VS THE JETS In the last months of World War Two, R AF...

ANDREW THOMAS

The last heroine of the Atlantic

HMCS SACKVILLE Allan George profiles a lasting legacy to the...

From the Editor

A British soldier carries a L7A2 GPMG over his shoulder. The...

The glow of Gassed

John Singer Sargent’s painting Gassed depicts the aftermath...

ROCKETS, REALISM, & ‘RITING

Dr Graham Goodlad explains how the work of best-selling novelist...

THE HOLY WAR

Austin J Ruddy

Religion played an important role in Home Front life, but war...

Austin J Ruddy
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Army merger forms new regiment

In December, Edinburgh Castle hosted VIPs and service personnel...

Remembering my rifle

My compliments to Craig Allen for an outstanding article on the...

The gall of Gandhi

India was vital to the progress of the war. That massive country...

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Inside Your Magazine

On sale January 25 We return to Italy, to Anzio, and the ‘great...

Donated letters reveal one man’s war

A series of letters donated to The Tank Museum have revealed...

ENTERING THE JET AGE

World War Two was a melting pot for invention in all aspects...

Stanford Tuck

Helen Doe

Hero of the Battle of Britain He was a fighter ace...

Helen Doe

Rededication service for Canadian NCO

More than a century after his death, Company Sergeant Major David...

Dunkirk’s deepwater legacy

Tom Baker

The French marine heritage agency Drassm, in partnership with...

Tom Baker