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MARRIED IN BELSEN

James Luto

An ordinary soldier’s far from ordinary wartime experiences...

James Luto

Scottish Poppy Conserved

Silk poppies being manufactured at Richmond during the 1930s....

Canadian War Museum Acquires Medals Of Last Commonwealth Soldier Killed In

WW1 Private George Price’s medal group which has been...

No Hope for HMS President?

HMS President with St Paul’s Cathedral in background. LAST...

FIRST WORLD WAR DIARYJANUARY 1917 WORLD MAP

JANUARY 1917: The first month of the fourth year of a great war...

RECONNAISSANCE REPORT

The Nazi Death Camps Then and Now Edited by Winston Ramsey...

VICTORY THROUGH THE LENS Part 2

Mark Barnes

For post-war generations, the photographic depiction of events...

Mark Barnes

Missing Spitfire Roundel – Where is it Now

DURING THE production of the 2005 Channel 4 TV special documentary...

STEEL AND SAND

Robin Schäfer

The fighting in the Western Desert between Allied and Axis forces...

Robin Schäfer

Wittering EOD Destroy Massive ‘Bomb’

The suspect device (MOD CROWN COPYRIGHT 2016) TECHNICIANS...

RAF Pilot No Longer ‘Missing’

IN 2011, Britain at War magazine ran an account of an action...

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PLACES TO VISIT

Lancashire & Cheshire Branch The truth behind the Christmas...

FIELD POST

LETTER OF THE MONTH The Mosquito Exiles Mosquito VI HP904/3-E...

A Duel of Aces

Andy Saunders

When Canadian fighter pilot ‘ace’ Sqn Ldr ‘Johnny’ Kent...

Andy Saunders

Ghost Ships: Seven Sunken Warships Vanish

John Ash

Down in the murky depths of the ocean, the wrecks of seven Allied...

John Ash

LONG MAX

Chris Goss

Just outside Koekelare in northern Belgium, in the hamlet of...

Chris Goss
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BULLETIN BOARD

A new gallery has opened in Auckland War Memorial Museum, New...

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The name of a serviceman who lost his life in Afghanistan has...

Fate of Lost Submarine Unravelled

THE WELCOME spate of recent submarine finds has continued with...

GREAT WAR GALLANTRY January 1917

Throughout the First World War, the many announcements of British...

IMAGE OF WAR

USS OKLAHOMA SALVAGE 15 July 1942 Sunk with the loss...

‘A Disgraceful Episode’

Andy Saunders

On 4 July 1940, the Luftwaffe struck a major blow in its first...

Andy Saunders
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BULLETIN BOARD

A photograph of a First World War soldier has been successfully...

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Last month, the 99th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion was...

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HRH The Duke of Edinburgh has unveiled a memorial dedicated to...

IMAGE OF WAR

‘BUTCHER-BIRD’ ACE Summer 1942 Hptm Johannes...

UNIQUE VIEWS OF LIFE UNDERGROUND

Phil Jarman looks at the role of key artists during the Second...

No Greater Love

Steve Snelling

Resistance leader Hugh Seagrim waged war 75 years ago with a...

Steve Snelling
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Rare Great War Tractor Under The Hammer

HISTORIC MILITARY vehicles remain ever popular on a world-wide...

REPUTATIONS: IVOR MAXSE

John Ash

Innovative and tactically brilliant, Major-General Ivor Maxse...

John Ash