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IMAGE of WAR

The Ship That Sank Twice OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH Dry Dock...

Witness to Disaster

201 SQUADRON’S PATROLLERS The crew of a Sunderland from 201...

Z Special Unit

The elite Allied World War II guerrilla force When...

GAS! GAS! GAS!

Austin J Ruddy

A major fear of British authorities was a Luftwaffe strike on...

Austin J Ruddy

19 British cannon recovered in Georgia

The US Army Corps of Engineers have now found 19 guns thought...

Forces Wives retrace route of Telemark commandos

Almost 80 years since commandos set out to destroy a German-held...

Inside the Platinum Jubilee

THE PLATINUM JUBILEE Christopher Joll finds out why her majesty’s...

Bentley Priory Museum

CollectionsOne of the most important buildings in the Battle...

Sky Pirates

PIRATENEINSATZ December 1942 saw lone Luftwaffe bombers mounting...

The Greatest Raid

Giles Whittell

St Nazaire, 1942: The Heroic Story of Operation Chariot ...

Giles Whittell

Calls for official inquiry after French Exocet admission

Fresh revelations surrounding the supply of Exocet missiles to...

Women war heroes honoured in new Royal Mail stamps issue

THE COLLECTION OF TEN STAMPS PRODUCED TO HONOUR WOMEN WHO SERVED...

Mystery of the ‘Melita’

I note the photospread Malta's Mariner (BAW, May 22), which detailed...

Tankbusters

BRITAIN’ S ANTI-TANK WEAPONSRecent events have proven the lethality...

Scattered under the Rising Sun

THE GORDON HIGHLANDERSStewart Mitchell remembers the POWs of...

Armoured Warfare in the British Army 1914-1939

Home to the inventors of tanks and the first army to see them...

From the Editor

THE RIDE OF RESPECT DEPARTS GLASGOW CALLUM DICKSON/KEY The scenes...

HERO of the MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Major Frederick Henry Bradley VC, VD A SIGNED PORTRAIT...

Lord Ashcroft

Minesweeper wreck visited 105 years after loss

THE TORPEDO GUNBOAT HMS ‘JASON’ The wreck of a British minesweeper,...

Despatches

A unique ‘air’ VC sells for a huge sum at auction, and a...

An Occasion for Splendour

JUBILEES PAST A staple of monarchical tradition often filled...

Here and Everywhere

201 SQUADRON’ S PATROLLERSAs the recently re-formed 201 Squadron...

Operation Mincemeat

Britain’s bid to dupe the Nazis takes to the silver screen...

‘CHARLIE THE BASTARD’

WEAPONS OF WAR With nicknames such as ‘Jinx’ and ‘the Elephant...

Jubilee Trooping rehearsals

The Household Division has been put though its paces as the 1st...

Britain at War June 2022

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SINGAPORE HERO’S MEDALS SMASH GUIDE

The DCM awarded to an artilleryman who blunted a Japanese attack...

The Mystic Marksman

FRANCIS PEGAHMAGABOWThrice-decorated Francis Pegahmagabow was...

ACORN Down South

FALKLANDS 40Former Staff Sergeant Nick Van Der Bijl recollects...

FROM ADEN to Ardintigh

TOM MCCLEANTom McClean is best known for rowing solo across the...