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Historymaking decision drives Unknown Soldier plans

THE PLANNED TOMB IS TO BE INSTALLED AT THE NATIONAL WAR MEMORIAL...

Black Ice

Christopher Joll

VETERAN INTERVIEW How a wounded British-Barbadian soldier surmounted...

Christopher Joll

Going for the jugular

THE BATTLE OF ROMANI As the Ottomans pushed on the vital Suez...

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Inside Your Magazine

Next Month October 2022, Issue 186 On Sale September 29 We return...

From the Editor

FIGHTER, PRECISION BOMBER, PATHFINDER, SHIP-BUSTER, SUB-HUNTER:...

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Memories of mischief

I wonder whether Britain at War readers can help me? I’m searching...

PRISONERS UNDER THE CLOUD

John Willis

NAGASAKI’S FORGOTTEN PRISONERS Hundreds of Allied POWs endured...

John Willis

Special Forces Land Vehicles

Do you own a Nissan Navara? Read on. Since World War Two, special...

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“Challeng ing” Scapa torpedo cleared

Royal Navy divers have cleared a torpedo from Scapa Flow, former...

Distant Sanctuary

BRITISH EVACUEES IN CANADA As the Luftwaffe threatened to blast...

From Mons to Mali

AUTHOR INTERVIEW The latest book by regularBAW contributor Andrew...

OUT IN THE FIELDS

Throughout World War Two, a fight for survival raged in Britain’s...

Remembering the ‘Emma Gees’

The air was filled with sharp cracks followed immediately by...

The Tank Museum

Collections Callum Dickson travels south to one of Britain’s...

The Facemaker

LINDSAY FITZHARRIS

One Surgeon's Battle to Mend the Disfigured Soldiers of World...

LINDSAY FITZHARRIS

Military History with Pete and Gary

No.6 We have both been thinking a lot about the experiences of...

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Victorian fort for sale

FORT GILKICKER IN GOSPORT, HAMPSHIRE, WILL BE OFFERED FOR SALE...

CAMPERDOWN VETERAN’S MEDAL SELLS

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

IMAGE of WAR

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

British Cavalr yman versus German Cavalr yman

It is perhaps overshadowed, given the years of stalemate that...

‘War Detectives’ lay seven dead to rest

MEMBERS OF THE NEWFOUNDLAND REGIMENT CARRY THE REMAINS OF PRIVATE...

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French commandos reflect on Scottish roots

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

A face to the memorial

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

LAUGH OR CRY:'TOMMY'IN THETRENCHES

LAUGH OR CRY: PART IIIIn part three of their series exploring...

HERO of the MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Staff Sergeant Olaf Sean George Schmid GC PHOTO: COURTESY...

Lord Ashcroft

Fundraiser underway for Southend Vulcan

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

IRON DUKE’S BLAST FROM THE PAST

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

Scrap mountain

Craig Moore

A series of rediscovered photographs shows how surplus British...

Craig Moore

The Traitor of Colditz

Colditz, the infamous Oflag IV-C camp, played host to a game...