Features

WEAPONS OF WAR: X-Lighter Motor Landing Craft

Popularly known as Black Beetles, X-Lighters revolutionised how British and Dominion troops
were carried onto hostile shores...

The Glamour Boys

Ella Braidwood

The story of the gay British MPs who risked everything by opposing Hitler...

Ella Braidwood

Operation Pike the one that got away

Steven Taylor

Could an ambitious Anglo-French plan that came very close to fruition...

Steven Taylor

The Irish Tiger Tank

Craig Moore pictures Eddie Coleman

A full-size Tiger tank is not something you’d expect to see...

Craig Moore pictures Eddie Coleman

Destination: Vadim Zadorozhny Museum

James Kinnear

The Vadim Zadorozhny Museum...

James Kinnear

A Rare Beast

Vicky Turner

Classic military vehicle enthusiasts Dale Haigh and Dave Jeffryes have amassed a fleet of vehicles...

Vicky Turner

Classic Military Vehicle November 2020

Welcome to Classic Military Vehicle November 2020

Hail the Conquering Hero

Duncan Glen

Duncan Glen investigates the history of the UK’s Stanford Training Area...

Duncan Glen

On a mission

Andrew Stone pictures courtesy Helge Meyer

Former Danish Special Forces officer Helge Meyer used a tricked-out Camaro...

Andrew Stone pictures courtesy Helge Meyer

Tank Hunter Restored

Franz Broedl

Franz Broedl of the Austrian Army Museum in Vienna reveals...

Franz Broedl

AirForces Monthly November 2020

Welcome to AirForces Monthly November 2020

Protection Detail

David Fletcher

David Fletcher looks at the variants of the Humber...

David Fletcher

Hello, Old Friend

Toby Savage

Toby Savage resurrects a ‘barn find’...

Toby Savage

A Sweet Ride

Steve Wilson pictures Gary Chapman

This military M20 from 1940 retained some civilian features...

Steve Wilson pictures Gary Chapman

Firepower to the Fore

words and pictures Richard Gunn

The tenth annual Tanks, Trucks and Firepower Show went ahead as planned...

words and pictures Richard Gunn

Combat Aircraft Journal November 2020

Welcome to Combat Aircraft Journal November 2020

Britain at War October 2020

Welcome to Britain at War October 2020

Refugees: Forced to Flee

An exhibition at the Imperial War Museum London...

DAMAGE CONTROL

Once the Luftwaffe began to inflict devastating carnage on British cities...

FLEEING THE FIRESTORM 

In a conflict that saw ambush, tragedy and flame...

HIDDEN HEROES

Lila Randall

RAF Museum celebrates the role played by Jewish personnel...

Lila Randall

HERO OF THE MONTH: Lieutenant-Commander Geoffrey Saxton White VC

Lord Ashcroft

Introducing our Hero of the Month for October 2020...

Lord Ashcroft

BLITZWALKER: THE SQUARE MILE 

HISTORIAN AND TOUR GUIDE STEVE HUNNISETT TRAVELS THROUGH TIME...

WEAPONS OF WAR: Sterling Submachine Gun

The natural successor to the expedient Sten, the L2 – or Sterling...

PILOTS OF THE CARIBBEAN

During World War Two, black servicemen and women risked their lives fighting for Britain...

MILITARIA: Blitz Histories

Austin J Ruddy

Telling the stories of tragedy and terror wreaked by enemy aircraft...

Austin J Ruddy

REPUTATIONS: Dominion and Discord

Lieutenant-General Sir Edwin Alfred Hervey Alderson was a popular leader...

Tomorrow will be a Good Day

National hero, centenarian and fundraiser, Captain Sir Tom Moore...

Driving the Red Ball Express

Bill Siuru

Without the Red Ball Express, some historians believe the war in Europe...

Bill Siuru

A Blast from the Past

Vicky Turner

Gordon Beale’s rarity – a 1965 Bedford RL ‘Mine Cab’...

Vicky Turner