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SNIFFER RATS ARE TRAINED TO FIND LANDMINES. THESE MINES KILL...

SHOT AT DAWN

COURT MARTIAL AND DESERTIONShame and secrecy still surrounds...

A family life fragmented by war

ARCHAEOLOGIST and historian Tim Strickland has chosen a very...

British Afghan mission comes to an end, but civil war “plausible” says CDS

OUTGOING TORAL COMMANDER BRIGADIER OLIVER BROWN AND THE BRITISH...

Fundraisers hope to save ‘Yorkshire Trench’

Sited in Boezinge, near Ypres (Leper), Belgium, is the sole restored...

A place to remember our mates

The British Normandy Memorial has opened, fulfilling the dream...

Eyes over the ARAKAK

During a major Japanese offensive, a newly raised fighter-reconnaissance...

Animal MAGIC

ASSISTING THE MILITARYA menagerie of dogs, pigeons, horses and...

Das Boot and the Battle of the Bulge

TWO classic World War Two cinematic masterpieces have had a makeover...

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Maritime EOD under fire

Royal Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) teams have completed...

SHACKLE BREAKERS

WEAPONS OF WARA warship nestled in a Kent dry dock helped to...

HERO of the MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Major Richard Raymond Willis VC “Crack! ...the signal...

Lord Ashcroft
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Returning the Good Book

Some months ago, a pocketsized copy of the New Testament came...

IMAGE of WAR

Destroyer in disguise On manoeuvres in the Mediterranean, mid-1920s...

Record sale for Victoria Cross

A Victoria Cross awarded to Charles JW Grant has fetched a hammer...

DEEP IN THE GREEN ZONE

First-hand account and photographs Craig Allen

MUSA QALEHIn a bid to improve electricity supply in south Afghanistan,...

First-hand account and photographs Craig Allen

British BERSERKER

REPUTATIONSChurchill’s model of courage and honour was Lieutenant...

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Cold War project gets £1m boost

National Museums Scotland has been awarded its largest ever grant...

Field Post

YOUR VOICEMine-strewn Menace'Britain at War' Magazine, PO Box...

CONCRETE defenders

HOME FRONTThe fascinating history of pillboxes is brought to...

CENTRE FOR EXPERIMENTAL MILITARY ARCHAEOLOGY

A new Kent endeavour brings a fresh insight into World War One...

RJM 04 Bluebird

FIRST introduced in 2018, this is the final limited edition RJM...

IRANIAN EMBASSY SIEGE: EXPLOITS OF AN SAS HERO

AUCTIONSMedals specialist Ned Cowell says every decoration...

Jindivik arrives at Newark

Newark Air Museum has expanded its collection with an unusual...

SPEAKING PEACE?

Austin J Ruddy

MILITARIAThough wartime presented the BBC with some of its toughest...

Austin J Ruddy
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Inside Your Magazine

Next MonthSeptember 2021 Issue 173 On Sale August 26We’ve...

Still going strong

I enjoyed the feature on the Malta Night Flying Unit (July 2021)....

MAKING THEM TALK

NAVAL INTELLIGENCETo glean as much intelligence from captured...

Vulcan back in action

The distinctive howl of Rolls-Royce Olympus engines has returned...

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First steel cut for HMS Belfast

The construction of HMS Belfast, the third Type 26 frigate, began...