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Medals and Logbooks Donated by Family of One of The Few

The logbooks and wartime medals of a distinguished pilot who flew in the Battle of Britain have been donated to the Kent charity that … Read More


STUMBLING TOWARDS VICTORY – The Final Year of the Great War Edited by Martyn Lawrence This lovely little book, published by the … Read More

Photo of the Week From Britain at War

  This week’s photo shows armourers at RAF Akrotiri winching a pod containing 37 x 2in Microcell rocket projectiles on to … Read More

Flight Lieutenant William Hughes DFC – One of ‘The Few’

We are sad to report the death of Battle of Britain air gunner and wireless operator Flt Lt William Robert Kent Hughes DFC on 3 December, … Read More

Feature: Waging War Against the Odds

Winston Churchill is viewed by most as the strongman who stood up to Hitler. Yet, as Allen Packwood, BA, MPhil (Cantab), FRHistS – … Read More

Hawker Typhoon Returns to Hendon Museum

Hawker Typhoon IB MN235 has returned to the RAF Museum at Hendon, after being away on loan for over four years. The important airframe … Read More

Historic Warship Name Revived for New Submarine

The second of the Royal Navy’s planned Dreadnought-class submarines has been named HMS Valiant, the Defence Secretary, Gavin … Read More

The West Tests Its Defences (Op. Broadside – 1950 Footage)

In this newsreel from British Pathé, the tanks of 7th Armoured Division are locked in battle with the forces of ‘Northland’, during … Read More

Book Review: The Third Reich is Listening

The Third Reich is Listening by Christian Jennings This gem of a book delves deep into the murky world of codebreaking during the last … Read More

Photo of the Week from Britain at War

This week’s photo zooms in on a forgotten aircraft of World War Two – the Vickers Warwick. The prototype, serial number … Read More

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