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The Mighty Fin Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, Summer 2009....

Home Front Armlets

Austin J Ruddy

HOME FRONT ARMLETS Today, armbands from 1939-1945 are a fascinating...

Austin J Ruddy

Global Search for Last Arctic Convoy Veterans

A Scottish museum has launched a worldwide appeal to find survivors...

GM and QCB for Rescue Sailors

Two Royal Navy sailors have been recognised for their pivotal...

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Kent History Sites Tour Announced

A tour to highlight the Kent coast’s historical role in the...

Haynes Icons:

Peter Goodwin

HMS Victory PUBLISHER HAYNES has refreshed four more ‘manuals’...

Peter Goodwin
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NI-Scotland Bridge Threatened by Munitions Dump

Ministerial proposals for a bridge spanning the Irish Sea could...

HELL ON THE HIGH SEAS

Steve Snelling

Division embarked on an epic ocean voyage that was destined to...

Steve Snelling

Collections

Wartime Britain comes to life for anyone visiting the former...

Paul Farnes, DFM, 1918-2020

The last Battle of Britain ace, Wing Commander Paul Farnes, has...

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Battle of the Bogside Londonderry, Northern Ireland, August...

SAPPERS AND THE ROAD TO GERMANY

Richard Doherty

Richard Doherty looks at the valuable role played by the Royal...

Richard Doherty

Next Step For Iron Curtain Museum

A planning application has been submitted to East Hampshire District...

SAXON’S DEATH-DEFYING PLUNGE

In the early 1960s, the RAF was testing the vanguard of its Blue...

Stirling Recovery at Dutch Lake to Go Ahead

A bomber found in Lake Markermeer, near Amsterdam, is to be raised...

Challenger 1 Main Battle Tank

Dick Taylor

The Challenger 1 was never supposed to see service with the British...

Dick Taylor

Rare Medal Groups to be Auctioned

Two medal groups from the Great War are to be auctioned by Spicers...

Museum to Honour Dynamo and D-Day Mastermind

Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay, the man who orchestrated the 1940...

VC Hero’s Wings Soar Once More

The wings that once belonged to Dambuster legend Wing Commander...

Another Spitfire Returned to Flight

Supermarine Spitfire LFIX MJ755 (G-CLGS) returned to the air...

My Friends, The Enemy

Nick van der Bijl

Life in Military Intelligence During the Falklands War ...

Nick van der Bijl

New Memorial for South Kyme

A second memorial to the crew of Handley Page Halifax LK954/LK-E...

Air Marshal William Sholto Douglas

Michael E Haskew

Michael E Haskew explores the life and times of the RAF officer...

Michael E Haskew

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Armour Pioneer Somewhere on the Western Front, France, c.1917...

Yorkshire WARRIOR

ANDREW THOMAS

Although he was only 19 years old, Second Lieutenant Reggie Pohlmann...

ANDREW THOMAS

DATE WITH DISASTER

Chris Goss

Chris Goss relates how a Varsity training aircraft that was taken...

Chris Goss

The Wreck Hunter

Melody Foreman

Battle of Britain and the Blitz THE AUTHOR of this interesting...

Melody Foreman
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Big Ben’s Secret Blitz Damage Hampers Rebuild

The restoration of London’s 177-year-old Elizabeth Tower, which...

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Russian Task Group Shadowed

A Royal Navy frigate has led two other vessels in a five-day...

Britain’s Merchant Navy

Austin J Ruddy

Britain’s Merchant Navy performed a service without which the...

Austin J Ruddy