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Packing a Punch Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, England, November...

Blood and Ruins: The Great Imperial War, 1931-1945

Richard Overy

BOOK OF THE MONTH HUMANITY’S eternal propensity to...

Richard Overy

Victorian soldier identified by Boer War medal

More than 105 years after he was killed on the Western Front,...

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UXO hurts workers in Germany

Four construction workers have been injured after a wartime bomb...

SNIPER’S AFGHANISTAN MEDALS SELL AT THE TANK MUSEUM

A rare Conspicuous Gallantry Cross earned by a Helenian soldier...

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Sculpture commemorates Stirling crew

Seven airmen killed when their bomber was shot down in March...

The Western Approaches HQ Museum

CollectionsEllie Evans ventures inside Liverpool’s best-kept...

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Christmas Postmen

Somewhere in the North Atlantic, December 23, 1962 Throughout...

Christmas Postmen

The Making of a Royal Naval Officer

Captain WP Carne, CBE, RNThis is the story of a man who joined...

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British peacekeepers in Mali firefight following attack

British troops on peacekeeping operations in Mali have come under...

SOLE IRAQ KOSB MILITARY CROSS FUNDS HOUSE

The medals awarded to Corporal Tony Currie, including the sole...

Sailing into Dire Straits

FALKLANDS 40In this exclusive article, Lord Ashcroft presents...

Fire , Fury and VD

ANZIO AMBULANCEMANNow 106, William Earl reflects on his service...

Navy photographer snaps top prize

A sailor who whose striking images from the Kabul airlift were...

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Unexploded bomb forces mass evacuation in Essen

More than 11,000 residents and eight care homes had to be evacuated...

Black Ice

AT EASE In January 2010, Barbudan-born Corie Mapp was...

PUT THAT LIGHT OUT!

Austin J Ruddy

MILITARIAThe blackout became the most dramatic, visible and eerie...

Austin J Ruddy

Despatches

HONOURS, AWARDS AND CURIOSA unique Iraq MC and the AFC awarded...

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V-weapon memories

I have bought Britain at War magazine for my husband since it...

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Nature’s Fury TOPFOTOThe Gulf of Naples, Italy, March...

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Unusual medal combo IDs fallen corporal

A British soldier killed 106 years ago has been interred with...

Renewed at Sea

CANADA’S ‘LIBERTY’ SHIPSAlex Bowers charts the history...

THE BLACK RIFLE

WEAPONS OF WARThe American AR-15 is the fourth mostproduced rifle...

A History of the Mediterranean Air War, 1940-1945

Vol Five: From the Fall of Rome to the End of the War 1944-1945...

HERO of the MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Guardsman Edward Colquhoun Charlton VC AN IRISH GUARDS...

Lord Ashcroft

FORTHCOMING SALES

BOTH IMAGES COURTESY RICHARD WINTERTON AUCTIONEERS• Durrants...

WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE KIDDING, MR STALIN?

COLD WAR HOME GUARDAs fears of Stalin’s post-war ambitions...

Escape from KABUL

OPERATION PITTINGThe effort to evacuate British nationals and...