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HERO of the MONTH

Colonel John Duncan Grant VC, CB, DSO By Lord AshcroftA RECONNAISSANCE...

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LOCAL ARSENAL

I have enjoyed the recent articles on the Home Guard and further...

VICTORY AGAINST ALL ODDS

BATTLE OF KAPYONG Commonwealth troops faced vastly overwhelming...

STANDING TALL

Steve Snelling

As a viscount’s son and the heir to a fortune counted in millions,...

Steve Snelling

THORPE CAMP VISITOR CENTRE

Step back in time with the help of a squadron of volunteers....

Britain at War April 2021

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IMAGE of WAR

On secondment with the WRACA WRAC military policewoman on duty...

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Arming the Home Guard

YOUR VOICE I read with interest ‘Fighting Talk’...

The Secret Among the Secret

SPECIAL DUTIES BRANCEBritain’s wartime network of civilian...

RAAF squadron receives Colours

In a rare ceremony, No.79 Squadron RAAF has been presented with...

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Lisbon Maru victim’s medal returned

In related news, a medal belonging to a POW who died on the Lisbon...

BADGE OF HONOUR

AUCTIONSRanging in price from hundreds to thousands of pounds,...

WAR : How Conflict Shaped Us

Margaret MacMillan

AT EASE BOOK OF THE MONTH THOROUGHLY convinced that...

Margaret MacMillan

Field Post

YOUR VOICE 'Britain at War' Magazine, PO Box 100, Stamford,...

From the Editor

WELCOME ROYAL IRISH CONSTABULARY MEMBERS OUTSIDE A SHOE...

Spanish Armada maps will stay in Britain

The National Museum of the Royal Navy has saved an incredible...

Wallaby AIRLINES

RAAF Vietnam LifelineOne transport squadron was the RAAF’s...

THE ODDBALL HERO

JACK HARMAN VCThe extraordinary exploits of Jack Harman are charted...

Sir Tom, veteran and lockdown hero

Captain Sir Tom Moore, the World War Two veteran who died in...

HERO OF THE MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Sergeant Thomas Steele VC  J ust as they have in more...

Lord Ashcroft

TO THE VICTOR BELONG THE SPOILS

LEGACY OF EMPIREFor millennia, pillage by victorious invading...

Go All Out or Get Out

Anglo-Irish War / 1100th  AnniversaryDid British commander...

FELLING A GREAT STAG

REPUTATIONS Field Marshal Sir Claude AuchinleckAlthough...

Indian Hospital, Brighton Pavilion

CollectionsThe largely forgotten story of the wounded Indian...

The Art of Persuasion

Austin J Ruddy

WARTIME PROPAGANDA POSTERS MILITARIAThe streets of Britain provided...

Austin J Ruddy
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Flying ‘Met Men’

YOUR VOICE The excellent coverage of the striking success...

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Making a SplashFVRDE, Chobham, Surrey, March 17, 1955 ...

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Gibraltar remembers hero Commodore

Commodore, later Rear- Admiral, Sir Kenelm Creighton, who defied...

Last survivor from ‘Hell Ship’ dies age 101

ABOVE THE GATO-CLASS SUBMARINE USS ‘GROUPER’, WHICH HIT AND...

E-class Submarine

WEAPONS OF WARRob Langham profiles the backbone of Britain’s...