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The Little Men

George McCafferty and Robert Cameron

An Afghanistan Diary “This is simply a story I felt...

George McCafferty and Robert Cameron

Military History with Pete and Gary

No.20 Recently we recorded a podcast on the fighting of the 16th...

Officers finish ‘world’s toughest row’

Royal Yorkshire Regiment Officers Major Simon Farley, and Captain’s...

Despatches

Medals from the ‘forgotten’ campaign in Burma and India meet...

The horror of Monchy

For the 3rd Cavalry Division, 1916 and early 1917 had been quiet....

The Reconquest of Burma 1944-45

From Operation Capital to the Sittang Bend Written...

Airborne ‘first man’ dies

Philip pictured at the 2022 Battle of battalion were sent to...

IMAGE of WAR

Wingless wonder RAF Wick, Caithness, Scotland, April 1941 ...

IMAGE OF WAR

DEMS the breaks HMS President, Thames Area, London, May 21,...

DRAWING INSPIR ATION

Austin J Ruddy

MILITARIA Britain’s greatest cartoonists punched above their...

Austin J Ruddy

Tritton’s tank design troubles revealed

Engineer and co-inventor of the tank, Sir William Tritton ALL...

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Singapore UXO sparks major evacuation

A World War Two-era bomb was disposed of in a controlled explosion...

Inside the Poppy Factory

THE POPPY FACTORYCraig Moore visits the home of the Remembrance...

Books of the Year

The Britain at War team picks out the top books they’ve read...

Britain at War November 2023

The full issue in page-turning format

Pirate attack halts Marines’ Amazon adventure

John Bathgate and Ian Roberts SUMMIT TO SEA CHARITY Two former...

Big-gun hypothetical

HMS Resolution in the Indian Ocean: could Admiral Willis have...

LAUGHOR CRY :HARD AT WORK

LAUGHOR CRY : PART IXAway from the battleground, life outside...

TOUGH AS OLD LEATHER

Austin Ruddy

MILITARIAIn wartime, animals were a valuable commodity, their...

Austin Ruddy

From the Editor

The iconic SLR unsurprisingly arms the ‘Yomper’, a Falklands...

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Hawker Hurricanes excavated in Ukraine

Searchers collaborating with the State Aviation Museum of Ukraine...

EVERY PICTURE...

A letter received 30 years ago by author and publisher Jonathan...

Victory to Defeat

Richard Dannatt & Robert Lyman

The British Army 1918-40  “If you want peace, prepare...

Richard Dannatt & Robert Lyman

Commandos and R angers get new rifle

The new rifle is initially to equip the Royal Marine Commando...

RORKE’ SD RIFTMEDALH OLDSONT ODEFYE STIMATE

IMAGE: NOONANS A campaign medal awarded to a British veteran...

The great gamble

Operation Avalanche, the opening gambit of the Italian campaign,...

The Battle of Magersfontein

Victory and Defeat on the South African Veld, 10-12 December...

R AF Museum hailed as TripAdvisor ‘top gun’

RAF MUSEUM The RAF Museum has announced that it has been recognised...

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Paying our respects

Thank you for the article The Looting of Force ‘Z’ by Andy...

From Tobruk to the tryline

In spring 1944, POWs interned in Stalag IV-B were gripped by...