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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

Feature Extract: Sampling the Devil’s Porridge

Feature Extract: Sampling the Devil’s Porridge We profile a fascinating museum which is located close to a former armaments building … Read More

Royal Navy to Revive Warspite Name for New Submarine

The iconic name, HMS Warspite, is set for a return, the Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced. Speaking in the 50th anniversary … Read More

London Museum to Explore Wartime Transport

The role of London’s transport assets during the world wars will be the subject of a gallery that is being transformed inside the … Read More

RAF North Creake Memorial Plans Agreed by Council

The Time to Remember project has reached an important milestone as the plans to build a memorial at the former RAF North Creake airfield … Read More

Fleet Air Arm Attacks Tirpitz (1944 Footage)

This newsreel from British Pathé shows the April 1944 Fleet Air Arm raid on the German battleship Tirpitz, known as Operation Tungsten. … Read More

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