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The Ones Who Got Away

AT EASE Mighty Eighth Airmen on the run in occupied Europe ...

Having a blast in Boden

Royal Artillery gunners have been learning to operate Archer...

THE LIONS OF BURMA

THE CHINDITS BY NUMBERS The Chindits endured the extreme privations...

IMAGE of WAR

Bottle bombers Urban training area near Folkstone, Kent, March...

HERO OF THE MONTH

Major-General Count Albert-Marie Edmond Guérisse GC, KBE, DSO...

‘Ma Deuce’ keeps on fighting

Britain’s .50-calibre machine guns are to continue serving...

Despatches

Churchill’s false teeth get global bidders snapping, while...

DEVONPORT NAVAL HERITAGE CEN TRE

Tom Baker drops anchor at HMNB Devonport to visit a nearby collection...

Masters of the Air

AT EASE Dr Sam Edwards, reader in modern political history at...

Veterans complete 3,000-mile charity row

British Army veterans and trustees of Head Up, a mental health...

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The numbers game

Defence Secretary Grant Shapps recently made a speech at Lancaster...

"Ah! Zoot suit!"

THE TANKIES’ COMBAT ‘ONESIE’ It was a much-loved garment...

A Guardsman in the Crimea

The Life &Letters of William Scarlett During the Crimean...

TRIBUTES PAID TO DIEPPE VETERAN

Gordon Fennell, one of the last known survivors of Operation...

THE BROADWAY BRUISERS

CHINDIT TOP COVER In 1944, a detachment of Spitfires was briefly...

WHEELS OF STEEL

WEAPONS OF WAR It was one of a kind and full of potential, Craig...

Military History with Pete and Gary

No.24 Sometimes, old soldiers’ books full of tales...

From the Editor

Kicking off with a bang! We are delighted be partnering with...

Field Post

YOUR VOICE Hotel Hermes 'BRITAIN AT WAR' MAGAZINE, PO BOX 100,...

DELIVERING HOPE IN TO HELL

POW RELIEF The first POW relief flight to Sumatra saw the RAF’s...

The Heavy Water War

Beating Hitler to the Bomb At the height of World War...

BAW partners with popular festival

Britain at War magazine and its sister publication Classic Military...

MILITARY MISFIT?

REPUTATIONS: ORDE WINGATE Allan George profiles the unconventional...

JOIN THE WARNS and free a man for the fleet

AUSTRALIA’S WRANS Graham Caldwell describes the important contribution...

LOWLY BADGE WORN WITH PRIDE

MILITARIA They were among the most significant identifiers used...

Navy removes sea mine from fishing boat

A World War Two sea mine has been destroyed in a controlled explosion...

Britain at War March 2024

The full issue in page-turning format

Last of the ‘Rogue Heroes’ dies

BRIEFINGS NEWS • RESTORATION • DISCOVERIES • EVENTS •...

Field Post

YOUR VOICE 'Britain at War' Magazine, PO Box 100, Stamford, Lincolnshire,...

LAUGH OR CRY: OVER THE TOP

LAUGH OR CRY: PART XI The general offensive thrust officers and...