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Staffordshire Regiment Museum

Callum Dickson visits an attraction that seeks to commemorate...

Flying Forwards, Facing Backwards

Of the plethora of personal accounts of Cold war aviators now...

Spitfire monument takes off

ARTIST'S IMPRESSION OF THE PROPOSED MONUMENT TO BE BUILT AT SOUTHAMPTON...

Could Bronington go to sea again?

HMS ‘BRONINGTON’ SHORTLY BEFORE SHE SANK AT HER MOORINGS...

IMAGE of WAR

Mud mover Helmand Province, Afghanistan, April 8, 2009...

Iklwas , IIsihlangus and Isibhamus

THE SIEGE OF ESHOWE Although one of the most powerful tribes...

Innovative and Deadly

WEAPONS OF WAR Britain’s clandestine operators helped set Europe...

Military wows crowd at Windsor

IMAGE: SGT DONALD TODD/RLC/CROWN COPYRIGHT Centuries of equestrian...

TRAITOR’S RAF LOG BOOKS SOLD

The log books of a man who served in both the RAF and SS were...

Riverside Chat

BRITAIN IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR Callum Dickson sat down with...

Scotland’s Fighting Ministers

CLERGYMEN AT WAR During World War One, some men of the cloth...

Militar y Histor y with Pete and Gary

No.4 We recently broadcast a podcast that took a look at the...

Newark unveils EOD memorial

HOWARD HEELEY/DOWN TO EARTH PROMOTIONS Notts-based Newark Air...

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Who were the ‘suites-in-waiting’?

I very much enjoyed last month’s fascinating insights into...

Angels on my side

Melody Foreman

HMS FORMIDABLE Corsair pilot Keith Quilter DSC reflected on his...

Melody Foreman

The Fire of Venture Was in His Veins

This intriguing title explores a minor flashpoint of the Scramble...

HMS Gloucester wreck “recoverable”, says Lord

JULIAN BARNWELL (L) AND HIS BROTHER LINCOLN (R) WITH THE SHIP’S...

RARE NELSON MEMORIAL RING MAKES SAIL

DespatchesA ring with a strand of Horatio Nelson’s hair goes...

SNAKE CHARMER

John Messner investigates

BRITAIN IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WARDuring the American Civil War,...

John Messner investigates

Holding the Barren Rock

HONG KONG: 25 YEARS ON On July 1, 1997, Britain transferred...

OUR ANIMAL ALLIES

Austin J Ruddy

World War Two may have been a conflict between the human species,...

Austin J Ruddy

IWM 15-inchers would ‘hit’ Enfield pub

If you live in the north end of Devonshire Road in the borough...

201 Squadron Memorial

The feature in the June issue about 201 Squadron triggered a...

First in, first out

The veteran Hurricane played a small but important part in the...

Special Forces Brothers In Arms

War forges new bonds of camaraderie between those who fight in...

From the Editor

THE LATE KEITH QUILTER SHARED HIS EXPERIENCES OF WAR IN THE PACIFIC...

Churchill’s Dunkirk painting on show

A donated scene of the 1940 Dunkirk evacuation that Winston Churchill...

The Forgotten Flier

Philip Fullard displayed talent and maturity beyond his years...

Pearson’s Holdouts

THE SIEGE OF ESHOWE Lost among headlinegrabbing battles, an unsung...

The Shape of Battle

Allan Mallinson

BOOK OF THE MONTH Six Campaigns from Hastings to Helmand ...

Allan Mallinson