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



Review: Retro 51 Tornado Spitfire Pen

A stylish new D-Day-themed rollerball pen is being produced by Castle Bromwich-based Mann Inc to mark the 75th anniversary of the Normandy … Read More

French Tribute to Lancaster Crew

On July 28, 1944 the seven-strong crew of Lancaster JB701 EA-G lifted off from their base at Fiskerton, Lincolnshire. Aiming for targets … Read More

New Wartime ‘Hidden London’ Exhibition Revealed

A new exhibition that will give visitors the chance to experience part of an ‘abandoned’ London tube station is set to open at … Read More

New Grant For Runnymede Memorial

The Commonwealth War Graves Foundation (CWGF) has announce that it has secured a £60,000 grant that will enable it to develop a digital … Read More

New Unit and Aircraft for RAF Marham

Six Lockheed F-35B Lightnings of 207 Squadron arrived at their new home base, RAF Marham in Norfolk, on July 16 after a 10-hour flight … Read More

Pre-Afghanistan Deployment Training for British Forces

Troops from the British Army’s Yorkshire Regiment have conducted training with the RAF in an exercise held in the north west of England … Read More

Book Review: An Englishman Abroad by Gianluca Barneschi

An Englishman Abroad by Gianluca Barneschi I’ve always had a great interest in the work of the Special Operations Executive (SOE) … Read More

Photo of the Week

This week’s photo is of the escort carrier HMS Nairana, circa March 1945. The photo was taken during a support mission for a … Read More

Feature Extract: A Vintage Experience

Editor Nigel Price visits a friendly Derbyshire company that offers flights in historic aircraft, at a very reasonable price. On a … Read More

A New Director and Ethos for the Yorkshire Air Museum

Congratulations to Barbara George, who has taken up the role of Director of the Yorkshire Air Museum and Allied Air Forces Memorial. … 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