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Buried Among Kings: The Story of the Unknown Warrior

Exhibitions marks the centenary of the Unknown Warrior’s final resting place...

Dame Vera Lynn, 1917-2020

Dame Vera Lynn’s death at the age of 103 has sparked an outpouring of grief across the nation.

UXO Success for HMS Grimsby

The Sandown-class mine countermeasures vessel HMS Grimsby...

New Battle Honours for RAF Units

HM The Queen has conferred new Battle Honours onto 41 RAF squadrons...

Fund-raising Veteran Awarded MBE

Our congratulations to ‘Harry’ Billinge, a former Royal Engineer...

Coronavirus Grips the World

In the biggest world crisis for many decades, the coronavirus pandemic...

’Resistance’ Cache Uncovered in the Netherlands

A collection of wartime weapons has been found during construction work in the Netherlands...

Britain’s Last Wartime Destroyer Captain Dies

Britain at War is sad to report the death of Lieutenant-Commander John Manners DSC...

Codebreaker is World’s Oldest Man

Guinness World Records has officially verified 112-year-old codebreaker...

General Eisenhower’s Jeep set to make up to £150,000 at auction

A Jeep that was gifted to General Dwight D. ‘Ike’ Eisenhower in recognition of his role as Supreme Allied Commander in World War Two is set to go on auction.

Google Street View comes to The Tank Museum

Digital explorers have been given the opportunity to see inside one of The Tank Museum’s nine exhibitions thanks to Google Street View.

7,000,000 tonnes of British Shipping Protected in the Gulf

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Spitfire Memorial Fundraiser Launched

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17TH Century Wreck Spared from UXO by Navy Divers

THE ROYAL Navy’s Southern Diving Unit Two (SDU2) has saved...

Dutch Town Bestows Citizenship to Fallen Soldiers

BRUNSSUM, in Limburg, has granted honorary citizenship to 328...

Royal Welsh Marks Double Anniversary

ONE OF the British Army’s oldest regiments, the Royal Welsh,...

Polish Navy Grapples with 12,000lb Tallboy Bomb

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CASA-built Heinkel for Kent Museum

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Royal Navy Carrier Milestones

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Tiger tank roars again

Eager crowds gathered at The Tank Museum on September 14 for...

New Books On the Shelf

M2/M3 American Half- Tracks of the Second World War Edited...

Three Mk.IV replica tanks

words Craig Moore

From left to right are the Mk.IV tanka belonging to the Tank...

words Craig Moore

A Pioneering Spirit

Museum of the Month Brooklands Museum Brooklands Museum...

Ex-SAS military Land Rovers sold on auction

Four vehicles that formed part of a unique collection of ex-SAS Land Rovers sold for a combined £179,000 at a recent auction.

New Presentation Tank for Waltham Cross

This Mark IV Female tank, number 2740, saw action in France during...

Death of last RAAF ‘Ace’ Ron Cundy DFC DCM

Australian Ace, Ron Cundy DFC DCM. (VIA AUTHOR) AUSTRALIA’S...

New Memorial to Lancaster Crew

BRIEFING ROOM TWO CEREMONIES took place in France in mid-July...

Pre-Afghanistan deployment training for British Forces

TROOPS FROM the British Army’s Yorkshire Regiment have conducted...

Heugh Battery Saved by Heavy Metal

Heugh Battery Museum’s Diane Stephens (centre) with singer...