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RAF F-35B Lightnings arrive in Estonia

AN RAF F-35B BEING DE-ICED AT AMARI IN ESTONIA SAC BEN MAYFIELD/MODTwo...

SUPERB STRINGBAG

WEAPONS OF WARThe Swordfish etched a heroic record of service....

Navy’s second-oldest ship hits 40

The Royal Navy’s veteran Hunt-class minehunter, HMS Cattistock,...

VICTORIA CROSS DUO COMMAND HIGH PRICE

Two Indian Munity VCs have fetched a combined hammer price of...

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Vanishing VIRTUS

Your article The Making of an Army (BAW, March 2022) was...

Headn metal History

Swedish band Sabaton recently visited Heugh Battery ahead of...

Jungle Runners

MALAYAN CAMPAIGNA disastrous World War Two campaign in Malaya...

The SAS ‘Deniables’

Special Forces operations denied by the authorities, from Vietnam...

D -Day veteran Harry Billinge MBE, Ld’h

THE LATE HARRY BILLINGE WITH HIS MBE, FOLLOWING AN INVESTITURE...

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‘Forgotten’ Foxtrot 4 remembered

A tri-service event has commemorated LCU Foxtrot 4, the last...

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Churchill tanks and Staghounds

I have just read the article Flower Power (BAW, March 2022),...

Straight Shooters

ROSS VS MAUSERIn the days before extremely fine production tolerances,...

THROUGH ARGENTINE EYES

Photographs confiscated from Argentine personnel proved to be...

The Kaiser’s Cruisers

1871-1918The pre-World War One Anglo-German naval arms race is...

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Spitfire crash pilot’s charm returned after 80 years

A 25¢ coin thought to have been carried as a lucky charm by...

TARGETING THE NEWS

Austin J Ruddy

From falling bombs to over-zealous censors, World War Two had...

Austin J Ruddy

Military History with Pete and Gary

No.2Sometimes, things can throw us out of kilter as we try to...

ASTONISHING RAF SURVIVOR’S MEDALS SOAR

The sale of medals awarded to an airman caught up in an explosive...

IMAGE of WAR

Low Pros Somewhere over the North Sea, circa 1974Trials were...

PALESTINE POLICEMEN

ANDREW THOMAS

Prior to World War Two, 33 Squadron’s Gloster Gladiators sortied...

ANDREW THOMAS

IMAGE of WAR

Malta’s Mariner The Grand Harbour of Valletta, Malta, circa...

From the Editor

SWEDISH ROCKERS SABATON VISIT HEUGH BATTERY AHEAD OF THE RELEASE...

The Gurkha Diaries of Robert Atkins MC

Robert Atkins

India and Malaya 1944-1958 THIS important memoir offers...

Robert Atkins

Historic RAF squadron disbands as T.1s go

No.100 Squadron, an advanced air training unit that provided...

Stirling discovery raises missing crew hopes

STIRLING BEACH FINDA poignant beach find may bring closure to...

Atlantic Hunters

I enjoyed the feature covering The Atlantic Squadron (BAW, March...

Snipers in Focus

John Ash, Callum Dickson, Michael Kelly, Tim Cook and Martin Pegler

RIVAL SNIPERSCenturies-old principles of marksmanship and sniping...

John Ash, Callum Dickson, Michael Kelly, Tim Cook and Martin Pegler

Kohima Museum

Callum Dickson visits a museum that specialises in the Burma...

The Mosquito in the USA AF

De Havilland’s wooden wonder in American serviceIn April 1941,...

Steel cut for Challenger 3

The programme to upgrade the British Army’s tank force reached...