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Inaugural History Festival for Chelsea

The first Chelsea History Festival is to take place at the National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Chelsea and the Chelsea Physic Garden, … Read More

Historic Tanks to Gather in Mons

A special celebration is to take place in the Belgian town of Mons on August 30 – September  1, to mark the 75th anniversary of … Read More

Feature Extract: Lancaster: World War Two’s Finest Bomber?

Was the Lancaster truly superior to all of its contemporaries? Felix Rowe compares the Avro to the other main attack aircraft types … Read More

Photo of the Week

Photo of the week shows HMS Hermes (pennant number: R12) (nearest) with her wing of Wessex, Gannet, Buccaneer, and Sea Vixen aircraft, … Read More

Memorial Team Member’s Link to the Few

The newest member of staff at the national memorial to the men who fought in the Battle of Britain has a unique link with the airmen … Read More

Book Review: Steel Wall at Arnhem

Steel Wall at Arnhem The Destruction of 4 Parachute Brigade, 19 September 1944 By David Truesdale The controversial campaign to take … Read More

Award for Vera Lynn Tribute Artist

Congratulations to Lorrie Brown for winning the Music Industry Award at the National Tribute and Music Awards, Chateau Impney, Worcestershire, … Read More

New Presentation Tank for Waltham Cross

A replica Mark IV tank, similar to that presented to the town of Waltham Cross following the Great War, has been mounted on the same … Read More

Lost World War Two Catalina Identified

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has positively identified the remains of Catalina A24-50 in Indonesia, 76 years after the aircraft … Read More

Classic Photo of the Week

This week’s classic photo shows an Avro Vulcan B.2 blasting off from RAF Scampton, Lincs, circa 1961. (Key Collection)


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