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Marines test ‘Iron Man’ technology

 The idea of superhero Iron Man whizzing about in battle may...

Dunkirk ‘little ship’ consumed by fire

A huge fire in a historic Thames boatyard has unfortunately destroyed...

HERO of the MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Corporal William Edward Sparks DSM SMALL CANOES OR KAYAKS,...

Lord Ashcroft

On Her Majesty’s Command

Christopher Joll finds out

GUN SALUTESThe global gun salute to HRH The Duke of Edinburgh...

Christopher Joll finds out

THE RUMOUR MILL

PROPAGANDA WARSFake news is not a modern phenomenon. Edward ...

‘Rats of Tobruk’ flag goes on display

CURATOR DAVID WILLEY STANDS NEXT TO A DISPLAY OF TWO FLAGS ASSOCIATED...

The Combined Military Ser vices Museum

Ellie Evans explores

From the Cold War to special operations, this Essex museum has...

Ellie Evans explores

ALASKAN ANTICS

As Japan ravaged the Pacific, Royal Canadian Air Force bombers...

Britain at Bay

Edited Alan Allport

AT EASEThe Epic Story of the Second World War 1938 – 1941 ...

Edited Alan Allport
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Preparing the feast

I was very interested to read about the preparations for Operation...

From the Editor

HMS BELFAST IWMOne of the most thoughtprovoking talks I’ve...

TO RUSSIA WITH LOVE

OVERSEAS AIDClementine Ogilvy Spencer Churchill lived her life...

Navy Wings Sea Fury crash-lands

The future of an airshow favourite, Hawker Sea Fury T.20 VX281,...

Historian and Pathfinder chaplain dies

COURTESY OF THE FAMILYReverend Michael Wadsworth, former honorary...

Britain at War June 2021

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Boer War chocolate find “almost good enough to eat”

Chocolate bars that were gifted to British and Dominion soldiers...

From destitution to distinction

HRH THE DUKE OF EDINBURGHThe nation and the world mourn a man...

LONDON’S BURNING

THE HARDEST NIGHT OF THE BLITZThe Luftwaffe raid of May 10, 1941,...

Musée Dunkerque 1940

CollectionsOPERATION DYNAMOThis fascinating museum in a historic...

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“WE ARE AS COMMITTED AS EVER”

ALEXANDER OWEN, HEAD OF THE RBL’S ARMED FORCES ENGAGEMENT,...

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Skating to share

An 89-year-old RAF veteran is roller-skating to raise money for...

IMAGE of WAR

Welcome home, EagleThe Grand Harbour of Valletta, Malta, 1929...

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Did the Cottingham really sink UC-2?

The article about E-class subs (March 2021) briefly mentioned...

Race for Survival

FREDERICK PARSLOW VCSteve Snelling explains how this event changed...

‘Final advance’ VC fetches £200,000

 PRIVATE JAMES TOWERS WAS SERVING IN THE 2ND CAMERONIANS WHEN...

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‘Scourge of the Revolution’ believed found

Artefacts found in the Savannah River may be from the very warship...

PIN-POINT PRECISION

WEAPONS OF WAR A firearm procured to combat the Taliban...

Glimpses of War

 The British Modern Military History Society

AT EASE FROM THE team at the British Modern Military...

 The British Modern Military History Society

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Manchester Mystery

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

Manchester Mystery