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Season’s Greetings

As we present this wintry scene showing English Electric Canberras and an Avro Lincoln standing in the snow, the editorial team would … Read More

Destroyers for Bases (1940 Footage)

This footage from British Pathé shows the moment the first American destroyers arrived in Britain as part of the Destroyers for Bases … Read More

Feature Extract – The ‘Lucky’ Gunner

The ‘Lucky’ Gunner Melody Foreman talks exclusively with the family of Squadron Leader Kenneth ‘Lucky’ Lusty … Read More

HMS Queen Elizabeth Returns from Fighter Jet Trials

HMS Queen Elizabeth, the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carrier, sailed back into Portsmouth on December 10, after successfully completing … Read More

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

Book Review: STUMBLING TOWARDS VICTORY

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

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