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Senior squadron stands to

One of the RAF’s oldest squadrons has re-formed, reports Andrew...

Field Post

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

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Mau Mau Jets Over the Aberdare mountains, Kenya, April-May 1954...

The BATTLE Pilgrims

WESTERN FRONT EARLY COMMEMORATIONIn this season of remembrance,...

Former Royal Marine Commandant dies at 54

Major General Matthew Holmes, former professional head of the...

Undaunted: Britain and the Commonwealth’s war in the air, 1939-45

AT EASE This is Volume 2 of a two-part study of the...

THE CONSCRIPT TANK

WEAPONS OF WARThe Vickers Light Tank acquired a bad reputation...

OBJECTS OF REMEMBRANCE

Austin J Ruddy

MILITARIASometimes it is the most simple, unusual and unique...

Austin J Ruddy

Despatches

HONOURS, AWARDS AND CURIOS The sale of an MC with a world-famous...

From the Editor

WELCOME CRUISER MK.IV TANKS OF THE 1ST ARMOURED DIVISION...

CODED Commandments

NAVAL BIBLICISMSA curious practice encouraged Royal Navy officers...

“The Navy’s Here”

REPUTATIONSFamed for his command of HMS Cossack, Sir Philip Louis...

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The Third Fighter RAF Fairwood Common, near Swansea, Wales, January...

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‘For Every Sailor Afloat, Every Soldier at the Front’

Peter Doyle

Princess Mary’s Christmas Gift, 1914 FOR the first...

Peter Doyle

Portsmouth boat nets explosive catch

ROYAL NAVY CROWN COPYRIGHTThe Royal Navy’s Southern Diving...

Master of Strategy

VISCOUNT ALANBROOKEThe foremost military advisor to Winston Churchill...

THE ROYAL GREEN JACKETS (RIFLES) MUSEUM

CollectionsEllie Evans explores a museum dedicated to one of...

UKSF heavy-hitter is likely an interim rifle

UKSF – Britain’s special forces – have been issued a new...

Britain at War October 2021

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Keeping Score OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPH Near Addis Ababa,...

The Pathfinders

Will Iredale

AT EASEThe Elite RAF Force that Turned the Tide of WWII ...

Will Iredale

HERO of the MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Private Samuel Parkes VC WILLIAM SIMPSON'S 1855 ILLUSTRATION...

Lord Ashcroft

The PRINCE who was DESPERATE to FIGHT

EDWARD, THE PEOPLE’S PRINCEPart I of IIA man who ultimately...

Loyal Unto DEATH

When the Sherwood Rangers crawled ashore on Gold Beach they were...

DEBRIEF

Now it’s time for the team behind Commando to have their say…...

Poseidon squadron gets new standard

The RAF’s CXX Squadron has received a new standard in what...

The Royal Maritime Club & Hotel

ROYAL MARITIME CLUB, PORTSMOUTHOne of the oldest hotels in Portsmouth,...

SPINED SL AYER

WEAPONS OF WARA novel mortar intended to put an end to the U-boat...

Historic squadron marks F-35 switch with new scheme

THE MAGPIE-CLAD, BLACK AND WHITE HORNET SERGEANT BEN DEMPSTER/RAAFThroughout...

Flying colours

EYEWITNESSA Belgian fighter pilot hero and his unique museum...