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Considering a battlefield tour?

Whether planning to visit Western Front trenches, the famous...

“You can't pin a medal on a grave”: the push to honour nuclear veterans

Efforts to recognise nuclear test veterans have received a boost...

Despatches

A Korean War MM, medals of a jungle survivalist and a prestigious...

THE D-DAY STORY PORTSMOUTH

Collections Home of the world’s last wartime Landing Craft,...

HERO of the MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Major Colin Ogden-Smith ALL IMAGES COURTESY OF LORD...

Lord Ashcroft

‘Raider Raiders’ return

‘B’ Company, 3 PARA, has returned to its roots and honed...

Six bottles of beer!

ANDREW THOMAS

BOXING DAY SHOOTDOWN When an Australian pilot shot down a Japanese...

ANDREW THOMAS

Victoria III

AT EASE Paradox is famed for its grand strategy titles,...

Britain at War December 2022

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Last NZ Battle of Crete veterans die

Two men thought to have been the last New Zealand survivors of...

The Final Farewell

STATE FUNERAL A staggering number of people watched the late...

IMAGE of WAR

IMAGE OF WAR Flying Visit RAF Khormaksar, Aden, July...

Invincible artefacts donated by navy

Every object recovered from the wreck of HMS Invincible – more...

Immortalising the Brave

Following the 80th anniversary of Operation Jubilee, Alex Bowers...

'It'll all be over by Christmas'

JOHN WILTON

A captivating new book examines perceptions and experiences of...

JOHN WILTON

Books of the year

AT EASE The Britain at War team picks out the top books they’ve...

New soldiers for King Charles’ reign

CPL REBECCA BROWN/MOD Soldiers from ‘D’ Company, 1 Infantry...

Greatest Air Battle

VIA ANDREW THOMAS In the very interesting article From Mons to...

Hitler in the Crosshairs

OPERATION FOXLEY The majority of the myriad efforts to assassinate...

HERO of the MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Staff Sergeant Peter Herlick Rene Naya MM ALL IMAGES...

Lord Ashcroft

Veteran completes 5,000-mile charity run

A British veteran has completed the final leg of a monumental...

That Winning feeling

Michael Kelly

MASTER COMMANDO A daring raid led by a commando captain went...

Michael Kelly

Death at a distance

FRITZ X ATTACKS A new class of weapon unleashed during World...

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Final push for Commonwealth charity

The Royal Commonwealth Ex-Services League (RCEL), which supports...

Despatches

A rare ‘animal VC’ for an SAS war dog and a brooch containing...

THE PREVENTERS

BATTLE OF USHANT In the aftermath of the D-Day invasion, German...

ROYALLY SERVED

Austin J Ruddy

While the military roles undertaken by the wartime King and royal...

Austin J Ruddy

Gurkhas take post in double first

Soldiers from 94 Squadron, the Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic...