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Historic First for RAF Lightnings

HISTORY WAS MADE ON FEBRUARY 3 WHEN FOUR MARHAM-BASED F-35B LIGHTNINGS...

Field Post

Britain at War’ Magazine, PO Box 100, Stamford, Lincolnshire,...

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‘Mad Mike’ Hoare Dies at 100

The most famous mercenary of the 20th century, Thomas Michael...

HERO of the MONTH

Lord Ashcroft

Rear-Admiral Sir Anthony Cecil Capel Miers VC KBE CB DSO & Bar...

Lord Ashcroft

The Furthest Garrison

Adam Davis

Imperial Regiments in New Zealand, 1840-1870 THE FURTHEST...

Adam Davis
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Britain’s Last Presentation Tank Could Be Lost

An historic monument in a Kent town is under threat as its condition...

From the Editor

Nigel Price, Editor

Hello and welcome! As I pen this introduction to the magazine,...

Nigel Price, Editor

The Blackout Ripper

Penny Legg

While often depicted as a pre-eminent example of stoic endurance,...

Penny Legg
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1917 Storms BAFTAS, Retreats at Oscars

Having been nominated for nine BAFTAs and ten Oscars, British...

Pioneers Honoured at Brooklands

A statue commemorating the first non-stop flight across the Atlantic...

Wing Commander Hugh Malcolm VC

Lord Ashcroft

There can be few, if any, better examples of self-sacrifice in...

Lord Ashcroft

BEAUFIGHTER ON THE ATTACK

Graham Pitchfork

The ANZAC Strike Wing of Coastal Command took part in some of...

Graham Pitchfork

From the Editor

Nigel Price, Editor

Welcome to your February issue – another packed edition that...

Nigel Price, Editor
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Tattoo Ink at NAM

The Royal British Legion’s exhibition, Tribute Ink, opens at...

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Oscar Success for British War Film 1917?

British war film 1917 has been nominated for ten Academy Awards,...

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Last Man to Participate in All Four Allied Airborne Ops Dies

Staff Sergeant Ralph Norbury, Headquarters Company, Glider Pilot...

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RAAF ’Kit’ Up For Sale

A large amount of military equipment formerly used by the Royal...

The Regiments of the British Indian Army 1895-1947

Reviewed John Ash

Baudouin Ourari FROM THE 1850s until the early inter-war period,...

Reviewed John Ash
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Dortmund Shuts Down Due to UXO Threat

More than 14,000 people were evacuated from Dortmund as authorities...

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Dieppe Veteran

Tom Spencer Via Email.

Dear Editor, It was interesting to see the news item in the...

Tom Spencer Via Email.

Luftwaffe Operations Over Britain

Austin J Ruddy

Austin J Ruddy surveys some of the wide-ranging collectables...

Austin J Ruddy

ABANDONED IN SIBERIA: Part Two

Rupert Wieloch

Locked up in appalling conditions, a party of captured British...

Rupert Wieloch
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Avro Lancaster to be Rebuilt

Replica Aircraft Fabrications, based in Newquay, intends to rebuild...

The Blitz

Chris McNab

Operations Manuals THE IMPRESSIVE series of World War Two ‘manuals’...

Chris McNab

Tribute to Supermarine Shadow Factory

The important role of Hursley, Hampshire, in the wartime development...

Munster Fusilier VC

Andrew Thomas Heckington.

Dear Editor, The Hero of the Month feature in the January issue...

Andrew Thomas Heckington.

Collections

We look at one of Scotland’s hidden gems – the impressive...

From Out of the Gloom

AN IMAGE OF ONE OF SMS SCHARNHORST’S THE DISCOVERY OF HER WRECK...

IMAGE of WAR

Snow Queen Hills near Wongju, Central South Korea, January...

FORGOTTEN AIRMEN

Gerry van Tonder

From May 1940, vital training was carried out by the Rhodesian...

Gerry van Tonder