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Cruiser wreck surveyed

IT IS HOPED ‘COURAGEOUS’ WILL BE THE CENTRE OF THE MUSEUM...

What Did You Do in The War, Mum?

Austin J Ruddy

The challenges of life in wartime meant married women could struggle...

Austin J Ruddy

FIELD POST

YOUR VOICECaribou Near Misses THE BULLET-SHATTERED WINDSCREEN...

WINDOWS TO THE SOUL

From the mundane to the shocking, war artists are in a unique...

Grimsby boat damaged and seven hurt by UXO, MAIB speculates

SAC JAMES SKERRETT/CROWN COPYRIGHTThe Marine Accident Investigation...

DU not cause of Gulf War illness, says university

Gulf War illness, which has affected more than 250,000 British,...

CHAUCER COLLLECTABLES

Military memorabilia is seeing prices rise to match collectors’...

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‘Parachuters’ Cpl Danny Houghton, Royal Logistics Corps

Dropping into first place  Winners of the British Army’s...

‘Parachuters’ Cpl Danny Houghton, Royal Logistics Corps

TRADITION taken seriously

PROUD TO SERVEELIZABETH II IS THE ONLY BRITISH QUEEN SINCE BOUDICA...

Women a long the wire

At the height of the global movement against nuclear weapons,...

Imjin GC fetches record sum

PAPERS, NEWS CLIPPINGS AND LETTERS REGARDING THE CONDUCT OF LIEUTENANT TERRY...

Treasure Hunters

On the eve of 125 years since the Mashona Rebellion, Gerry van...

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Kiwi Canberra moved for restoration

A former RAF Canberra B(I) Mk.8 has recently been relocated ahead...

HERO of the MONTH

Colonel John Duncan Grant VC, CB, DSO By Lord AshcroftA RECONNAISSANCE...

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LOCAL ARSENAL

I have enjoyed the recent articles on the Home Guard and further...

VICTORY AGAINST ALL ODDS

BATTLE OF KAPYONG Commonwealth troops faced vastly overwhelming...

STANDING TALL

Steve Snelling

As a viscount’s son and the heir to a fortune counted in millions,...

Steve Snelling

THORPE CAMP VISITOR CENTRE

Step back in time with the help of a squadron of volunteers....

Britain at War April 2021

The full issue in page-turning PDF format

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On secondment with the WRACA WRAC military policewoman on duty...

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Arming the Home Guard

YOUR VOICE I read with interest ‘Fighting Talk’...

The Secret Among the Secret

SPECIAL DUTIES BRANCEBritain’s wartime network of civilian...

RAAF squadron receives Colours

In a rare ceremony, No.79 Squadron RAAF has been presented with...

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Lisbon Maru victim’s medal returned

In related news, a medal belonging to a POW who died on the Lisbon...

BADGE OF HONOUR

AUCTIONSRanging in price from hundreds to thousands of pounds,...

WAR : How Conflict Shaped Us

Margaret MacMillan

AT EASE BOOK OF THE MONTH THOROUGHLY convinced that...

Margaret MacMillan

Field Post

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

From the Editor

WELCOME ROYAL IRISH CONSTABULARY MEMBERS OUTSIDE A SHOE...

Spanish Armada maps will stay in Britain

The National Museum of the Royal Navy has saved an incredible...

Wallaby AIRLINES

RAAF Vietnam LifelineOne transport squadron was the RAAF’s...