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GENERAL Sir RICHARD NUGENT O’CONNOR

John Ash

Among many well decorated British Generals stands the highly...

John Ash
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From the Editor…

IN RECENT editions of Britain at War magazine we looked at the...

Did Douglas Bader Fall Victim to High-Speed Stall?

LETTER OF THE MONTH FIELD POST ‘Britain at War’ Magazine,...

Acting Flight Sergeant Thomas Mottershead

VC DCM LORD“H AESRHOC ORFO FT’S THE MONTH” ...

Did German Commandos Raid The Isle Of Wight?

The original ARP report which gave rise to suggestions of a German...

OPERATION LEG

Andy Saunders

The crew of Blenheim R3843, WV – F, of 18 Squadron who dropped...

Andy Saunders

A VICTORY OF SORTS

The stricken SMS Blücher rolls over on to her side: Admiral...

‘Scoop of the Century’ Correspondent Dies

Veteran British War Correspondent, Clare Hollingworth, Has Died...

FIRST WORLD WAR DIARY FEBRUARY 1917 WORLD MAP

February 1917, British General Frederick Maude continues to progress...

IMAGE OF WAR

‘WOLFPACK’ THUNDERBOLT Ready For Action A P-47D of...

Passchendaele Ballot Opens

Images such as this typify public consciousness of conditions...

The First W rld War in Objects

POSTCARDS IN AID OF THE BLIND Sir Arthur Pearson photographed...

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From the Editor…

Andy Saunders (Editor)

THE PUBLICATION of material relating to Nazi concentration camps...

Andy Saunders (Editor)

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...