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On Her Majesty’s Command

Christopher Joll finds out

GUN SALUTESThe global gun salute to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh...

Christopher Joll finds out

THE RUMOUR MILL

PROPAGANDA WARSFake news is not a modern phenomenon. Edward ...

‘Rats of Tobruk’ flag goes on display

CURATOR DAVID WILLEY STANDS NEXT TO A DISPLAY OF TWO FLAGS ASSOCIATED...

The Combined Military Ser vices Museum

Ellie Evans explores

From the Cold War to special operations, this Essex museum has...

Ellie Evans explores

ALASKAN ANTICS

As Japan ravaged the Pacific, Royal Canadian Air Force bombers...

Britain at Bay

Edited Alan Allport

AT EASEThe Epic Story of the Second World War 1938 – 1941 ...

Edited Alan Allport
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Preparing the feast

I was very interested to read about the preparations for Operation...

From the Editor

HMS BELFAST IWMOne of the most thoughtprovoking talks I’ve...

TO RUSSIA WITH LOVE

OVERSEAS AIDClementine Ogilvy Spencer Churchill lived her life...

Navy Wings Sea Fury crash-lands

The future of an airshow favourite, Hawker Sea Fury T.20 VX281,...

Historian and Pathfinder chaplain dies

COURTESY OF THE FAMILYReverend Michael Wadsworth, former honorary...

Obser vers ‘dazzled’ as HMS Tamar models revival of iconic camouflage

A Royal Navy vessel has been painted in historic camouflage that...

A Lancashire Fusilier remembers the Somme

EYEWITNESSNorman Hall’s diaries, edited by his granddaughter...

BURYING THE GOOD AND THE GREAT

OFFICIAL FUNERALSState, ceremonial and military funerals are...

WAR OF THE WORDS

PROPAGANDA WARSAllied fears that the Spanish dictator General...

A WHISKER FROM THE REAPER

LAMPSON’S PRIVATE ARMYBorn of one man’s vanity, the Royal...

LVT Buffalo raised from fen

THE LVT-4, MARKED AS '47' WAS FOUND 30FT BENEATH THE GROUND ANDREW STONE/CMVVolunteers...

IMAGE of WAR

Worst Journey in the World HMS Sheffield, Arctic convoy to Russia,...

HOW THE WIRELESS WENT TO WAR

Austin J Ruddy

MILITARIAOnce the centre of millions of wartime homes, wireless...

Austin J Ruddy
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Origin of ‘Scallywag’?

I have enjoyed the recent articles concerning the clandestine...

IMAGE of  WAR

Storming Redoubt 10 Yorktown, Virginia, October 14, 1781 ...

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Colossus of naval history dies

Historian and theorist Professor Eric Grove died on April 15,...

HIGH SE AS, HIGH STAKES

INDIAN OCEAN RESCUEA Japanese submarine commander wreaked havoc...

MISHAP TO MAINSTAY

Despite problematic origins, the 18-pounder became the most important...

17th-centur y brass cannon on display

ABOVE THE 24-POUNDER DUTCH CANNON PLUNDERED BY, AND RECOVERED...

Field Post

YOUR VOICESoldiers without names  WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/...

ARABIAN KNIGHT

The movie Lawrence of Arabia has left us with a hugely romantic...

ULCOMBE’S WAR

Chris Goss investigates

BATTLE OF BRITAINA Battle of Britain shootdown in a Kent village...

Chris Goss investigates

Marines test ‘Iron Man’ technology

 The idea of superhero Iron Man whizzing about in battle may...

Dunkirk ‘little ship’ consumed by fire

A huge fire in a historic Thames boatyard has unfortunately destroyed...