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Fundraiser underway for Southend Vulcan

VULCAN XL426 ON THE APRON AT THE SOUTHEND JET CENTRE SIMON MURDOCH...

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French commandos reflect on Scottish roots

Fifty ‘Bérets Verts’ have joined their Royal Marine counterparts...

CAMPERDOWN VETERAN’S MEDAL SELLS

A Naval General Service Medal (NGSM) with Camperdown and Copenhagen...

Boer to Brum

Christopher Joll

THE FIELD GUN COMPETITION The world-famous Field Gun Competition...

Christopher Joll

THE MAN TO DEFEAT ROMMEL?

John Ash

REPUTATIONS Selected as the Eighth Army’s commander designate...

John Ash

Nine Lives

Much like the written account of the same name by wartime fighter...

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Wycombe road honours Rawalpindi warrior

A road in High Wycombe has been rededicated to a British officer...

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Inside Your Magazine

Next Month September 2022, Issue 185 On Sale August...

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Irish war graves rededicated

The graves of two soldiers – Captain Hugh Travers DSO and Serjeant...

IRON DUKE’S BLAST FROM THE PAST

Despatches The sale of a gun owned by Britain’s most famous...

A face to the memorial

DAVID NICHOLAS It was interesting to see the letter in the July...

IMAGE of WAR

Shadow Strike RAF Lossiemouth, Scotland, c.1991 First...

1945: Victory in the West

Peter Caddick-Adams

THE END of World War Two in Germany is summed up in one cartoon....

Peter Caddick-Adams

Britain at War August 2022

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

Hunt for Foxtrot 4 is on

FOXTROT 4 LANDING VEHICLES AND EQUIPMENT ONTO BLUE BEACH, PORT...

UNIQUE GALLANTRY AWA R D MEETS UPPER ESTIMATE

One of only four ‘interim’ DSMs awarded to Royal Navy personnel...

The Forgotten Flier

Philip Fullard displayed talent and maturity beyond his years...

First in, first out

The veteran Hurricane played a small but important part in the...

Holding the Barren Rock

HONG KONG: 25 YEARS ON On July 1, 1997, Britain transferred...

The Fire of Venture Was in His Veins

This intriguing title explores a minor flashpoint of the Scramble...

Military wows crowd at Windsor

IMAGE: SGT DONALD TODD/RLC/CROWN COPYRIGHT Centuries of equestrian...

Militar y Histor y with Pete and Gary

No.4 We recently broadcast a podcast that took a look at the...

Could Bronington go to sea again?

HMS ‘BRONINGTON’ SHORTLY BEFORE SHE SANK AT HER MOORINGS...

Was Olympic medallist a sniper?

OLYMPIAN AND VC RECIPIENT PHILIP NEAME (LEFT) WITH ANTHONY EDEN...

Britain, the Blue, and the Gray

BRITAIN IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR The American Civil War is traditionally...

Pearson’s Holdouts

THE SIEGE OF ESHOWE Lost among headlinegrabbing battles, an unsung...

Special Forces Brothers In Arms

War forges new bonds of camaraderie between those who fight in...

HMS Gloucester wreck “recoverable”, says Lord

JULIAN BARNWELL (L) AND HIS BROTHER LINCOLN (R) WITH THE SHIP’S...

OUR ANIMAL ALLIES

Austin J Ruddy

World War Two may have been a conflict between the human species,...

Austin J Ruddy

Newark unveils EOD memorial

HOWARD HEELEY/DOWN TO EARTH PROMOTIONS Notts-based Newark Air...