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TRAITOR’S RAF LOG BOOKS SOLD

The log books of a man who served in both the RAF and SS were...

IMAGE of WAR

Mud mover Helmand Province, Afghanistan, April 8, 2009...

Staffordshire Regiment Museum

Callum Dickson visits an attraction that seeks to commemorate...

IMAGE of WAR

Trench Knights Plickem Ridge, Ypres, circa August 1917 As...

From the Editor

THE LATE KEITH QUILTER SHARED HIS EXPERIENCES OF WAR IN THE PACIFIC...

The Shape of Battle

Allan Mallinson

BOOK OF THE MONTH Six Campaigns from Hastings to Helmand ...

Allan Mallinson

IWM 15-inchers would ‘hit’ Enfield pub

If you live in the north end of Devonshire Road in the borough...

RARE NELSON MEMORIAL RING MAKES SAIL

DespatchesA ring with a strand of Horatio Nelson’s hair goes...

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Who were the ‘suites-in-waiting’?

I very much enjoyed last month’s fascinating insights into...

Riverside Chat

BRITAIN IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR Callum Dickson sat down with...

Iklwas , IIsihlangus and Isibhamus

THE SIEGE OF ESHOWE Although one of the most powerful tribes...

Flying Forwards, Facing Backwards

Of the plethora of personal accounts of Cold war aviators now...

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Diver locates lost RAF Marauder

An RAF Marauder III has been found off New Providence island...

HERO of the MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Warrant Officer Class 1 Barry Johnson GC PHOTO: VC&GC...

Lord Ashcroft

Churchill’s Dunkirk painting on show

A donated scene of the 1940 Dunkirk evacuation that Winston Churchill...

201 Squadron Memorial

The feature in the June issue about 201 Squadron triggered a...

SNAKE CHARMER

John Messner investigates

BRITAIN IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WARDuring the American Civil War,...

John Messner investigates

Angels on my side

Melody Foreman

HMS FORMIDABLE Corsair pilot Keith Quilter DSC reflected on his...

Melody Foreman

Scotland’s Fighting Ministers

CLERGYMEN AT WAR During World War One, some men of the cloth...

Spitfire monument takes off

ARTIST'S IMPRESSION OF THE PROPOSED MONUMENT TO BE BUILT AT SOUTHAMPTON...

Innovative and Deadly

WEAPONS OF WAR Britain’s clandestine operators helped set Europe...

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Reservist Challenger crew makes history in Estonia

THE ROYAL WESSEX YEOMANRY CREW DEPLOYED IS THOUGHT TO BE THE...

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‘Gentle Sniper’ Paudash spotted

I enjoyed Snipers in Focus (BAW, May 22), which included several...

Calling Mother Hen

FALKLANDS 40 Ellie Evans sat down with veteran nursing officer...

LAUGH OR CRY: RECRUITMENT AND TRAINING

LAUGH OR CRY: PART II In the second part of their series exploring...

Football’s Great War

Association Football on the English Home Front 1914-1918 ...

Spitfire pilot’s remains laid to rest

The body of a previously missing Spitfire pilot has been buried...

Military History with Pete and Gary

No.3 Last month, we commented on how some incidents...

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Grappling with geography

Our thanks to eagleeyed subscriber Mike Simmons, who wrote in...