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New Role for the Wellington (1943 Footage)

This British Pathé newsreel shows a flight of Wellingtons – nicknamed the ‘Wimpy’, after a Popeye character  – … Read More

Feature Extract: Royal Navy Submarines

Keeping A Relentless Watch As the 50th anniversary of Britain’s continuous-at-sea nuclear deterrence effort – Operation Relentless … Read More

Army and RAF Vehicles Deploy to Estonia

British Army and RAF vehicles and supplies have sailed from Southampton to mark the start of a new deployment to Estonia. The mission, … Read More

Photo of the Week

Type 42 destroyer HMS Exeter of the Royal Navy.  Launched on 25 April 1978, Exeter was commissioned in September 1980, and fought … Read More

Book Review: Haynes Owners’ Workshop Manual: Buccaneer

Haynes Owners’ Workshop Manual Blackburn/BAE Buccaneer by Keith Wilson.  Publisher: Haynes Three cheers for the publishers of … Read More

Tornado Nine-Ship Formation Over RAF Cranwell

Following the recent series of finale flypasts over the UK, the RAF’s Tornado force has carried out a sortie over Lincolnshire … Read More

Royal Sovereign Back from Russia (1949 Footage)

This interesting newsreel from British Pathé shows the Revenge-class battleship HMS Royal Sovereign returning to Britain on 4 February … Read More

Photo of the Week from Britain at War

This week’s photo shows the aircraft carrier HMS Courageous on 17 August, 1939. Sadly the ship was sunk only a few weeks later, … Read More

Rare Japanese Armour Scheduled for Tankfest Debut

A rare Japanese Type 95 tank will debut at Tankfest this year. The Type 95 Ha-Gò was Imperial Japan’s mainstay tank of the Second … Read More

Book Review: The D-Day Training Pocket Manual 1944

The D-Day Training Pocket Manual 1944 Edited by Chris McNab THE FIRST of an anticipated rush of books covering Normandy to land in … Read More

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