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New Battle Honours for RAF Units

HM The Queen has conferred new Battle Honours onto 41 RAF squadrons...

Old Soldier’s Dream Comes True

A Kent charity working to make a reality of the dying wish of a veteran...

VE DAY 75th: Last 100 Days of War in Europe

As the Allies closed on the German heartland from both east and west...

VE DAY 75th - Peace in Europe

The news that the conflict was finally over in Europe...

RECON REPORT: Montgomery

Melody Foreman

Melody Foreman reviews Montgomery...

Melody Foreman

Bringing Them Home

Richard Halton

Richard Halton of the Medway Queen Preservation Society presents...

Richard Halton

Kamikaze Aircraft Goes on Show in London

A Yokosuka MXY-7 Ohka Model 11, a Japanese single-seat suicide...

Russian ’Bears Shadowed’ by RAF

RAF Typhoons were scrambled on March 7 to monitor Russian aircraft...

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SIR JOHN MONASH CENTRE This month Britain at War profiles...

Bruntingthorpe Airfield Changes Hands

Car and transport services group Cox Automotive UK has acquired...

TANK TED

Richard Pursehouse and Ben Cunliffe

When Tom Matthews and his comrades in ‘K’ Troop, 248th Battery,...

Richard Pursehouse and Ben Cunliffe

Hunger

Reviewed Melody Foreman

How Food Shaped the Course of the First World War By Rick Blom

Reviewed Melody Foreman

Destroyer’s Bow Found After A Century

The separated bow of the destroyer HMS Albacore has been found...

Ordnance BL 60-pounder

Rob Langham

The BL 60-pounder gun was born out of a tough lesson and became...

Rob Langham

VALOUR AGAINST ALL ODDS

Michael E Haskew

Michael E Haskew discusses the controversial circumstances surrounding...

Michael E Haskew

‘Secret Army’ Auxiliary Bunker Found

Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) has uncovered a bunker thought...

Historic ’Tiger’ Squadron Phantom Saved

The future is looking increasingly bright for former 74 Squadron...

HERO of the MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Major Peter Allen Norton GC Major Peter Norton was awarded...

Lord Ashcroft

The Final Offensive

Richard Doherty

Richard Doherty details the last big push to bring an end to...

Richard Doherty

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Nigel Price

DE HAVILLAND AIRCRAFT MUSEUM An impressive new display hall...

Nigel Price

FREED FROM HORROR

James Hoare

To mark the 75th anniversary of the day the British pushed open...

James Hoare

SAVED FROM THE DEEP

In one of World War Two’s most extraordinary rescue operations,...

Field Post

David Nicholas Via email.

YOUR VOICE Shoto’s Friend Dear Editor, The excellent,...

David Nicholas Via email.

Two-Seat Hurri on the Move

The Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar and FlyaSpitfire. com have announced...

Big Boost for Royal Marines Museum

The National Museum of the Royal Navy’s project to open a new...

From the Editor

Nigel Price, Editor

Hello and welcome to your April issue. As thoughts turn to the...

Nigel Price, Editor
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Heritage Marker Project

Overlord Heritage is campaigning for new commemorative plaques...

Legion d’honneur Presented to D-Day Veteran, 102

France has awarded its highest military honour to former minesweeper...

IMAGE of WAR

Hunter Overhead Nr Habilayn Encampment, Aden Protectorate, March...

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Wartime Commemorations on the Severn Valley

Two special 1940s themed weekends are being planned at the Severn...