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HERO of the MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Colour Sergeant Alwyn John Stevens CGC COLOUR SERGEANT...

Lord Ashcroft

Lab finds storm-wrecked muskets in surprising condition

Three British muskets lost underwater since 1782 were found to...

Britain at War May 2022

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''Give Maggie EVERYTHING she needs''

Michael E Haskew

The United States provided crucial support to Britain during...

Michael E Haskew

Winning the War from the FLOORBOARDS

BATTLE OF THE ATLANTICIt was arguably the most critical campaign...

Urge of the ‘Fighghting Tenth’

SUBMARINE MYSTERYIn October 2019, reports surfaced that the long-lost...

From the Editor

THE UNION FLAG HANGS FROM MOUNT LONGDON, JUNE 1982 IWM FKD 2776...

STRENGTH IN SIMPLICITY

WEAPONS OF WARHow did a unsophisticated metal tube become the...

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Ian Kennedy, Commando artist, dies at 89

British comic book artist Ian Kennedy, best known for his internal...

Bikers’ tribute to fallen

Military veterans and the public are joining forces to commemorate...

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Lost and found in the wilderness

I have some details to add to the article The Atlantic Squadron...

DID BRITAIN DUPE THE WORLD?

Britain not only ‘faked’ its 1957 H-bomb tests, it is alleged,...

A Rain of HATE

NORWICH BLITZEighty years ago this month, Norwich was twice blasted...

British Naval Trawlers and Drifters in Two World Wars

From the John Lambert Collection When it comes to the...

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Calling all Falkland veterans

Falklands veterans have until the end of April to register interest...

Royal visit for aircraft restorers

Volunteers at the Medway Aircraft Preservation Society (MAPSL)...

CAMP FOLAD HERO CGC SELLS

The Conspicuous Gallantry Cross awarded to a soldier who fended...

UPHILL STRUGGLE

Mount Longdon was scene to some of the toughest fighting on the...

TELLING THE STORY OF Hunter & Hunted

BATTLE OF THE ATLANTICThe efforts of Gilbert Roberts and the...

Anatomy of a Nation

A History of British Identity in 50 Documents Artefacts...

Falklands legend arrives at Cosford

RAF Museum Cosford has acquired an aircraft that has been dubbed...

FAR FROM HOME

Austin J Ruddy

MILITARIAFor some 360,000 captured British and Commonwealth soldiers,...

Austin J Ruddy

Missing Gordon Highlanders artefact returned

It has been missing since 1942, but an antique silver fruit stand...

Despatches

LOST TANK BLUEPRINT SAVED FOR NATIONRare tank plans are secured...

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Woomera missiles

I refer to Rocket Riddle (BAW, October 2021), where a request...

LAUGH OR CRY: FIRST CONTACT

LAUGH OR CRY: PART IIn part I of a series exploring humour among...

IMAGE of WAR

A Squadron of Firsts and Onlys RAF Akrotiri, SBA Akrotiri and...

Secret Britain:

Sinclair McKay

BOOK OF THE MONTHA Journey Through the Second World War’s Hidden...

Sinclair McKay

‘Rainwater is the enemy’ in £35m Victory revamp

The search is on for the paint, glue and fastenings to keep Nelson’s...

Bolstered resolve for Ukraine

A tri-service effort is underway to reassure NATO-partner nations...