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Fundraising Event for RAF North Creake Memorial a Big Success

A special fundraising event to raise money for a memorial at the former RAF North Creake airfield, held in Norfolk on November 11, … Read More

Historic Naval Air Squadron Reformed After 60 Years

A historic Fleet Air Arm squadron was this week reformed to test the latest weapons and sensors. First established in 1943, the reformed … Read More

Feature: Great War Gallantry

GREAT WAR GALLANTRY Throughout the First World War, many announcements of British and Commonwealth gallantry awards appeared in the … Read More

Book Review: Scots In Great War London

SCOTS IN GREAT WAR LONDON A Community at Home and on the Front Line 1914-1919 Edited by Paul McFarland Scotland’s casualties during … Read More

Photo of the Week from Britain at War!

This week’s photo zooms in on Biggin Hill-based Spitfire MJ627, an airworthy two-seater. Photo by Nigel Price  

The Army’s Voice No.1 (1953 Footage)

The legendary voice of Regimental Sergeant Major Ronald Brittain MBE is the subject of this newsreel from British Pathé. Said to have … Read More

France Awards Highest Military Honour for Flight Engineer

A Bomber Command veteran who flew 34 missions over France during the Second World War has been appointed a Chevalier in the Ordre National … Read More

New Zealand Fighter Squadron (1941 Footage)

This newsreel footage from British Pathé shows the men of No.485 (NZ) Squadron RAF and their Spitfire Mk.IIs. Formed in March 1941, … Read More

Feature: SAS – The First Airdrop

  The Special Air Service was carried into its first operation by antiquated RAF Bombay bomber-transports, as Tom Spencer describes. … Read More

RAF 11 Group Reforms

The Royal Air Force reformed Number 11 Group at a special ceremony at RAF High Wycombe on November 1. Air Vice-Marshal Ian Duguid took … Read More

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