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The latest news, features and reviews from Britain At War Magazine.

KIWI COMMANDER of the SKIES

REPUTATIONSAir Marshal Sir Keith Park, a New Zealander who masterminded...

HERO of the MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Sergeant John Vincent Byrne DCM SAS RECRUITS LEAP FROM...

Lord Ashcroft

KNIGHTS BY NIGHT

MALTA NIGHT FIGHTERSBy summer 1941, Malta had faced 12 gruelling...

BAND OF VAGABONDS

WHO DARES WINSThe story of the SAS, from North African deserts...

House of wonders

MUSEUM ROUND-UPHistory buffs pining for a museum visit will be...

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New frigates salute RN history

Five Type 31 frigates – next-generation warships now officially...

The Confidence Men

Margalit Fox

AT EASE ONE OF the strangest tales of the First World...

Margalit Fox
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Experiments with FIDO

Killer Peasouper (October 2020) explained how Fog Investigation...

Canada’s First Stand

BATTLE OF VIMY RIDGEVimy Ridge was the first joint outing for...

Work to continue on ‘Just Jane’

NEWS • RESTORATION • DISCOVERIES • EVENTS • EXHIBITIONS...

INVASION: NORFOLK!

ANTI-INVASION DEFENCES High temperatures and high stakes defined...

CONTENDER OR PRETENDER?

WEAPONS OF WARThe British Army is to begin an ambitious programme...

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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