Like most websites Britain at War uses cookies. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Britain at War website. However, if you would like to, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more



D-Day 75: RAF North Witham

Britain at War made a special visit to the former RAF North Witham airfield in Lincolnshire on the evening of June 5, to pay tribute … Read More

D-Day: Photo of the Week

Our special photo this week is one of a series of D-Day items that have recently been unearthed from the archives of UK construction … Read More

D-Day: Sisters Remember D-Day – 75 years on

Two sisters of the Budden family; Marjorie Gover (91) and Georgina Hutchings (94) of Hamworthy, Poole, Dorset remember D-Day preparations … Read More

Meet the Chieftain (1963 Footage)

In this newsreel from British Pathé, the FV4201 Chieftain is introduced in an upbeat preview of Britian’s then-newest tank. … Read More

Feature Extract: Westland Wessex in Profile

Felix Rowe takes a close look at a true Cold War icon – a hugely versatile Anti-Submarine Warfare and utility helicopter combat veteran, … Read More

Tank General’s Home Guard Pike For Display

An improvised pike issued in the earliest days of the later Home Guard is to go on display at the Tank Museum in Bovington, Dorset. … Read More

Hampden Memorial Unveiled

A new memorial to the crew of Handley Page Hampden I AE244/EQ-P of 408 Squadron was unveiled at Zevendonk, near Turnhout, Belgium, … Read More

Newark Vulcan to be Refurbished

Newark Air Museum has announced that its Avro Vulcan B.2, XM594, is to undergo painting and restorative works in the very near future. … Read More

Book Review: Bletchley Park and D-Day

Bletchley Park and D-Day: The Untold Story of How the Battle for Normandy Was Won by David Kenyon There are, of course, a vast array … Read More

Photo of the Week – Fairey Delta 2

This week’s photo features Fairey Delta 2 WG774. This supersonic research aircraft made its maiden flight with Peter Twiss at … Read More


Our Instant Issue Service sends you an email whenever a new issue of Britain at War is out. SAVE ON QUEUES - FREE P&P