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ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET JOHN ARBUTHNOT FISHER

Admiral John Fisher was a divisive man, writes Allan George....

Squadron Down !

Andrew Thomas describes how an entire became known as the Morlaix...

Britain’s Largest Warship Commissioned

The White Ensign flies from the flight deck of HMS Queen Elizabeth....

FIRST WORLD WAR DIARY JANUARY 1918 WORLD MAP

January 1918: As the war enters its fifth and final year, the...

GREAT WAR GALLANTRY January 1918

Throughout the First World War, the many announcements of British...

Death of Vivacious ‘Spitfire Girl’

Joy Lofthouse as an ATA pilot. (VIA MELODY FOREMAN) THE DEATH...

The ‘People’s Spitfire Pilot’ Dies

Franciszek ‘Tony’ Kornicki (right) with other 315 Sqn pilots....

THE ATRE

An unknown Music Hall actor takes centre stage posing as General...

The Star of Africa

Hans Joachim Marseille the fighter pilot was trouble - but if...

World Record Price For Victoria Cross

Vice Admiral Gordon Campbell, VC, DSO. (VIA MORTON & EDEN) ...

The MILLION POUND Giveaway!

Key Publishing Ltd. has teamed up with our friends at Wargaming...

Jerusalem for Christm

The highly symbolic fall of Jerusalem during December 1917 was...

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From the Editor…

IN WAR, things don’t always go according to plan. And that...

Royal Navy First For Changing of Guard Ceremony

Able Seaman Alex Stacey takes up her guard position during the...

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Lieutenant Colonel Philip Bent

LORD ASHCROFT’S “HERO OF THE MONTH” Lieutenant Colonel...

Cockleshell Hero Is Honoured

James Conway (left) with two of his comrades. (VIA JAMES TREADWAY)...

LETTER OF THE MONTH

Survivor Of Mass Ju 87 Stuka Attack FIELD POST ‘Britain...

First RFC Aircraft To France

(VIA JOSHUA LEVINE) Just prior to the outbreak of the First...

With Reasonable Boldness

HAILED AS ONE OF THE MOST AUDACIOUS OPERATIONS OF THE GREAT WAR,...

Gremlins And Masterdom – Britain’s Vietnam War

For most people, war in Vietnam means just one thing: the doomed US campaign of the 1960s and 70s. As Stuart Hadaway explains, there was a much earlier conflict involving the British and arising out of the post-war chaos in the region. Bizarrely, it also involved surrendered Japanese forces and aircraft in support of British operations.

RECONNAISSANCE REPORT

The Britain at War team bring Christmas gift ideas The Women...

Guns of British War Heroes

This month, Liz Edgar takes a look at the highly specialised...

TARGET TONDERN

A century ago a British warship underwent a conversion that climaxed...

Battle Of Britain And Photo Recce Pilot Dies

Wormhout Massacre Remembered Pilots of 615 Squadron...

FIRST WORLD WAR DIARY

As the fourth year of the war comes to a close, American troops...

IMAGE of WAR

SNOW KING Somewhere in northern Norway, March 2013 This image,...

Unique ‘Mystery’ Victoria Cross Goes To Auction

Vice Admiral Gordon Campbell, VC, DSO & Two Bars. ONE OF the...

THE BATTLE OF Bramley END

Ordinary villagers fight back in an Ealing Studios masterpiece...

Churchill At Chartwellartwell

The famous home of Sir Winston Churchill at Chartwell, near Westerham...