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Trophy trials for Britain’s future tanks

It was one of the lingering questions following the announcement...

Tor of duty ends for ‘Junglie’ Merlin

The popular tourist site of Glastonbury Tor welcomed an unusual...

BANG FOR THE BUCK

When Allied armies clamoured for more machine guns, a blacksmith...

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John Monash Centre optimistic after reopening

The team at the Sir John Monash Centre were delighted to inform...

Field Post

YOUR VOICEThe story behind the photograph 'Britain at...

M19 Escape, Evasion and Espionage

COVERT OPERATIONSThe clandestine operations of MI9 to aid Allied...

The Bulgarian Contract

Politics, revolution, treason and deceit. Newly discovered evidence...

Aussie Canberra soars once more

An extensive restoration has ended in success after the 100 Squadron...

IMAGE of WAR

Half-century, not out! Puma’s 50th anniversary UK tour, July...

Britain at War September 2021

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

Endell Street

Wendy Moore

THIS essentially readable book about the enduring courage of...

Wendy Moore
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You may have spotted…

Our thanks to keen-eyed Major Guy Taylor (retd), who, reading...

From the Editor

SNIFFER RATS ARE TRAINED TO FIND LANDMINES. THESE MINES KILL...

SHOT AT DAWN

COURT MARTIAL AND DESERTIONShame and secrecy still surrounds...

A family life fragmented by war

ARCHAEOLOGIST and historian Tim Strickland has chosen a very...

British Afghan mission comes to an end, but civil war “plausible” says CDS

OUTGOING TORAL COMMANDER BRIGADIER OLIVER BROWN AND THE BRITISH...

Fundraisers hope to save ‘Yorkshire Trench’

Sited in Boezinge, near Ypres (Leper), Belgium, is the sole restored...

A place to remember our mates

The British Normandy Memorial has opened, fulfilling the dream...

Eyes over the ARAKAK

During a major Japanese offensive, a newly raised fighter-reconnaissance...

Animal MAGIC

ASSISTING THE MILITARYA menagerie of dogs, pigeons, horses and...

Das Boot and the Battle of the Bulge

TWO classic World War Two cinematic masterpieces have had a makeover...

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Maritime EOD under fire

Royal Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) teams have completed...

SHACKLE BREAKERS

WEAPONS OF WARA warship nestled in a Kent dry dock helped to...

HERO of the MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Major Richard Raymond Willis VC “Crack! ...the signal...

Lord Ashcroft
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Returning the Good Book

Some months ago, a pocketsized copy of the New Testament came...

IMAGE of WAR

Destroyer in disguise On manoeuvres in the Mediterranean, mid-1920s...

Record sale for Victoria Cross

A Victoria Cross awarded to Charles JW Grant has fetched a hammer...

DEEP IN THE GREEN ZONE

First-hand account and photographs Craig Allen

MUSA QALEHIn a bid to improve electricity supply in south Afghanistan,...

First-hand account and photographs Craig Allen

British BERSERKER

REPUTATIONSChurchill’s model of courage and honour was Lieutenant...

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Cold War project gets £1m boost

National Museums Scotland has been awarded its largest ever grant...